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Mississippi investigators look to positively identify homicide victim

A small town located along the beach in Mississippi is not used to hearing about violent crimes in their community.

Texas student declared dead after falling into river during field trip

A student from The University of Texas at El Paso is missing after he fell into the Colorado River at the Gold Bar recreation area near Moab, Utah, on Wednesday afternoon.

Hot air balloon hits power lines just after bride-to-be accepts proposal

A marriage proposal in southern Indiana concluded with a shock and trips to local hospitals late Wednesday, when the hot air balloon carrying the future bride and groom hit a power line and knocked the pilot unconscious, a sheriff's office

Peanut butter prank means students won't walk at graduation

The paint and the peanut butter were just the beginning.

Police: Musician Bob Welch kills self

Bob Welch, a guitarist who played with Fleetwood Mac before launching a solo career, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his chest, Nashville, Tennessee, police said Thursday. He was 66.

Morning-after pill's ties to abortion questioned, yet again

Is the morning-after pill also an abortion pill? That's seems a continuing question.

East Texas inmate tattoos displeasure for law enforcement on leg

A Trinity County man is displaying just how much he dislikes local law enforcement.

Americans' heads have been growing, scientists say

If you're American with an average-sized head, your noggin is likely bigger than your ancestor's was seven generations ago.

Space shuttle Enterprise to be displayed at museum

The space shuttle Enterprise reached its final destination today. The Enterprise made its way through New York Harbor and arrived at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space museum today.

Alleged murderer and rapist added to FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list

The FBI has added an alleged murderer and rapist to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Fidel Urbina, a 37-year-old former Chicago resident was named to the roster Tuesday.