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Search on for person who shot, killed 1 outside Fort Knox building

Authorities continue to look for the person who killed an Army civilian employee in a parking lot outside a Fort Knox building -- in a shooting that they said stemmed from a personal dispute.

Connecticut lawmakers pass sweeping gun measure

Still stinging from the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut lawmakers have approved what advocacy groups call the strongest and most comprehensive gun legislation in the nation.

Texas county halts to honor slain district attorney, wife

It's been five days since Kaufman County's top prosecutor and his wife were found shot to death in their own home. Five days of fear as the killer or killers remain at large.

RECALL: Hyundai, Kia recalling 1.6 million vehicles

Kia and Hyundai, Korean sister auto companies, said Wednesday that they are recalling over 1.6 million vehicles. The cars, it seems, share a defect in their brake lamps.

Jay Leno announces 'Tonight Show' exit

On Wednesday, Jay Leno confirmed the rampant reports that he's once again departing "The Tonight Show," presumably for good this time.

Two win contest aimed at blocking robocalls

We've all been there. You're in the middle of cooking a great meal or just sitting down to eat at a restaurant or in the last five minutes of a favorite TV show when your phone rings.

Poll: Early look at 2016 shows 5-way race for GOP nomination

With more than two and a half years to go until the start of the next primary and caucus calendar, there's no front-runner in the battle for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

Skid marks among few clues in Texas prosecutor slayings

A set of large tire tracks. It's one of the tenuous clues that could help authorities figure out who killed Kaufman County's top prosecutor and his wife.

Former Atlanta schools superintendent reports to jail in cheating scandal

The former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools was among the educators who surrendered to authorities Tuesday after being indicted by a grand jury in a cheating scandal that rocked the district and drew national attention.

40 years after epic fire, convicted man to go free

What is it like to be thrown behind bars when you're 16 and told you'll languish there for the rest of your life? All for a crime you adamantly claim you didn't commit. Louis Taylor knows.