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Police: Three dead after ex-cop vows 'war' on other police, their families

A former Los Angeles cop with military training vowed war against other men in blue Thursday, leaving one officer dead days after he allegedly killed two other people to begin a wave of retribution for being fired, police said.

Whopping winter storm marching in Sandy's path

Elizabeth Frazier grabbed the last bottles of water in sight, then left the store.

Jobless claims point to slow hiring

Claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week, but overall, they point to the same slow hiring in the U.S. economy that's persisted for nearly two years.

Obama to release document on targeted killings to Congress

The Senate Intelligence Committee will receive a classified document Thursday that seeks to justify the administration's policy of targeting Americans overseas via drone attacks, chairwoman Dianne Feinstein said.

Five accused of importing counterfeit, hazardous toys

Five people and five New York-based companies are accused of importing hazardous and counterfeit toys from China to sell in the United States.

No more bombs found in Alabama bunker

No more bombs were found near Jimmy Lee Dykes' infamous Alabama bunker. Bomb technicians left. And Thursday forensic experts will conduct an autopsy on Dykes, to officially document what killed him.

Why Facebook may want to track your location

Facebook may be working on an app that will let your friends, or even complete strangers, know where you are at all times.

Postal Service to end Saturday mail service Aug. 1

The U.S. Postal Service plans to stop delivering letters and other first-class mail on Saturdays beginning Aug. 1, although packages will continue to be delivered.

Boy Scout leaders to vote on ending ban against gay membership

The polarizing debate over whether Boy Scouts of America should allow gay members could culminate with a vote on a new policy Wednesday.

911 call: 'He was talking kinda babble,' says relative of shooting suspect

The 911 caller, her voice quavering, says she's terrified because of what her brother had just told her. "He says that he killed two guys. They went out to a shooting range. Like, he's all crazy ..."