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California wildfire burns nearly 3,000 acres

Firefighters continue to battle what has been a fast-growing Southern California wildfire -- one that has already consumed more than 2,950 acres.

Carjacking victim recalls differing demeanors of bombing suspects

During the 90-minute ride of terror, Tamerlan Tsarnaev kept talking. He barked out orders, detailed his hatred of Americans and asked his carjacking victim to remain calm.

Latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

Two weeks after twin blasts near the Boston Marathon's finish line, the story continues to develop -- including new insights and movement on the investigation, the victims and more. New developments:

Latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

Two weeks after twin blasts near the Boston Marathon's finish line, the story continues to develop -- including new insights and movement on the investigation, the victims and more. New developments:

Sketch of suspect in Michigan abduction released

Police have put a face with the description of a man suspected of kidnapping a Michigan gas station cashier.

A May 1st snow storm? There's no way this is happening

What's up with this weather? The calendar says May 1, but it might as well be winter across the front range of the Rockies where 5 inches or more of snow will be the norm from Cheyenne south to Denver.

Hundreds flock to vigil for slain California girl

Leila Fowler's oldest brother says he isn't ready to say goodbye. "I'm not saying goodbye to Leila. I'm saying 'See you later.' There are no goodbyes," Justin Fowler said Tuesday night.

What is bipolar II disorder?

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has "pro-actively" checked into a health care facility, her publicist said Tuesday.

Caffeinated chewing gum catches FDA's eye

Wrigley's new caffeinated gum has caught the attention of the Food and Drug Administration, which says it will investigate the effects of added caffeine on children and teens.

'Arrested Development' on Netflix: 'Kinda brilliant'

At the premiere of the new "Arrested Development" season on Monday, the mood was so festive that star Jeffrey Tambor joked, "I'm like at my own bar mitzvah."