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Colts owner Jim Irsay pleads guilty to misdemeanor DUI updated 8 hours 33 minutes ago

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor DUI charge Tuesday, according to the NFL.

Justin Bieber Fast Facts updated 12 hours 15 minutes ago

Here's a look at the life of singer Justin Bieber.

'The meat and potatoes' of fighting drugs updated 14 hours 39 minutes ago

It's 8 p.m. in Chelsea, Massachusetts, just across the Mystic River from Boston. For Lt. Detective David Betz, his day is about to get busy.

After driver's death, Tony Stewart's return to NASCAR cut short updated 15 hours 24 minutes ago

What started as a deeply emotional race for Tony Stewart ended prematurely when a blown tire cut short his return to NASCAR.

From NY to Texas, KKK recruits with candies and fliers updated 15 hours 28 minutes ago

Ku Klux Klan membership fliers are being dropped on driveways across the country as part of recruitment efforts by the violent hate group.

U.S. School Violence Fast Facts updated 16 hours 39 minutes ago

Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present. This list does NOT include suicides, gang related incidents, or deaths resulting from interpersonal conflicts.

25 Deadliest Mass Shootings in U.S. History Fast Facts updated 16 hours 42 minutes ago

Here is a list of the 25 deadliest single day mass shootings in U.S. history from 1949 to the present. If the shooter was killed or committed suicide during the incident that death is not included in the total.

Rampage Killings Fast Facts updated 16 hours 47 minutes ago

Here's a look at rampage killings that have occurred in the United States since the 1940s.

Bernard Kerik Fast Facts updated 17 hours 6 minutes ago

Here's a look at the life of former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, who served time in prison for tax fraud and lying to officials.

2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts updated 17 hours 25 minutes ago

Here is a look at the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season.

Firefighters come to the rescue of a pair of mountain lion cubs updated 1 days ago

Montana firefighters save a pair of mountain lion cubs from death in the Three Mile Fire burning in the Bitterroot National Forest.

Fallout from questionable police actions in Ferguson continues updated 1 days ago

The resignation and retirement of two St. Louis-area police officers is the latest fallout from questionable police actions in Ferguson, Missouri.

Sand collapse kills 9-year-old girl at Oregon beach updated 1 days ago

Sand hole collapses have killed at least three people in the U.S. this summer, including a 9-year-old at an Oregon beach on Friday.

U.S. military personnel rescued at sea after helicopter crash near Djibouti updated 1 days ago

No one was seriously injured when a U.S. Marine helicopter crashed into the Arabian Sea Monday following training exercises in Djibouti, the U.S. Navy said.

Harriet Miers Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Harriet Miers, former nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ben Affleck Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of actor, filmmaker, activist and philanthropist Ben Affleck.

Barack Obama Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States.

Anthony Kennedy Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mark Zuckerberg Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook.

Baby Boomer Generation Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Baby Boomer generation, the generation of Americans born between 1946, the end of World War II, and 1964. They are the largest generation of Americans born in U.S. history.

Barbara Bush Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Barbara Bush, wife of President George H. W. Bush and mother of President George W. Bush.

Elena Kagan Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's an in-depth look at the life of Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan. She is the fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

George H.W. Bush Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States.

Michele Bachmann Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann.

Gloria Steinem Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of writer and activist Gloria Steinem.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

Mitt Romney Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.

U.S. Supreme Court Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here is a look at what you need to know about the Supreme Court of the United States.

Antonin Scalia Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Antonin Scalia, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sidney Poitier Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Sidney Poitier, award winning actor, and civil rights and anti-apartheid activist.

Alan Greenspan Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.

Mark David Chapman Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Mark David Chapman, killer of singer/songwriter John Lennon.

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's what you need to know about the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament.

Labor Day Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at Labor Day, a legal holiday celebrated in the United States and Puerto Rico to honor working people. Labor Day is on Monday, September 1, 2014.

Suspected serial bank robber strikes again updated 1 days ago

Authorities are on the hunt for a suspected serial bank robber after he struck again this month after a nearly two-year hiatus.

Rams release Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in NFL updated 2 days ago

The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived.

49ers' Ray McDonald faces domestic violence charge updated 2 days ago

The National Football League's new domestic violence policy will be tested just three days after it was implemented by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Tony Stewart Fast Facts updated 2 days ago

Here's a look at the life of race car driver and race track owner Tony Stewart.

Mormon Church Fast Facts updated 2 days ago

Here's a look at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often referred to as the Mormon Church.

John McCain Fast Facts updated 2 days ago

Here is a look at the life of U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ)

Regis Philbin Fast Facts updated 2 days ago

Here's a look at the life of television personality Regis Philbin.

3.4-magnitude quake hits near Napa, California updated 2 days ago

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake rumbled through northern California early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Amid slaughter of a people, a boy finds hope in America updated 3 days ago

Azwan Elias arrived in America filled with excitement that vanished as fast as it had blossomed after his homeland of Iraq became a killing field for ISIS.

6 dead in N.C. mobile home fire updated 3 days ago

Firefighters in Clinton, North Carolina, discovered six bodies inside what remained of a mobile home that burned early Saturday morning.

The college-athlete pay case that nearly didn't happen updated 3 days ago

In the successful legal challenge of the NCAA rule on paying athletes, the proverbial stars were aligned.

St. Louis-area officer fired after Facebook comments on Ferguson protests updated 3 days ago

A St. Louis-area police officer is fired after making what his chief called "very concerning and inappropriate" Facebook comments on protests in Ferguson.

Federal judge strikes down key part of Texas abortion law as unconstitutional updated 3 days ago

A federal judge ruled Friday it is unconstitutional to close a number of abortion clinics in the state of Texas under a new state law.

Kerry: 'The cancer of ISIS will not be allowed to spread' updated 3 days ago

ISIS is a cancer that must be stamped out, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wrote in Saturday's edition of The New York Times.

Gun instructor's family shows sympathy for child who accidentally killed him updated 3 days ago

The grieving family of an Arizona shooting instructor expresses sympathy for the 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot and killed him.

How Ferguson could become a movement: Four lessons from history updated 3 days ago

Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.

Peanut butter killed his mom; now son watches company brass stand trial updated 3 days ago

Peanut butter caused a deadly salmonella outbreak. One victim's son is watching a company owner stand trial.

Widower's beloved photos of wife returned updated 4 days ago

When Dave Lacey's house was broken into, he lost something no amount of money could replace: a camera with the last pictures of his late wife.

Family files $5 million lawsuit over Ebony stories on Kendrick Johnson case updated 4 days ago

The parents of two former schoolmates of Kendrick Johnson's have filed a $5 million slander and libel lawsuit in federal court against the publisher of Ebony magazine and writer Frederic Rosen.

Tony Stewart: Racing 'will help me get through' trauma of driver's death updated 4 days ago

Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt track race earlier this month, will return this weekend.

Pilot identified in Virginia fighter jet crash updated 4 days ago

The body of a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot with "numerous deployments to the Middle East" has been identified after his F-15C fighter jet crashed.

Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend updated 4 days ago

Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt track race earlier this month, will return this weekend.

Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State updated 4 days ago

Fort Hood shooter Nadal Hasan has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said

15 hurt in Chicago O'Hare airport bus crash updated 4 days ago

A shuttle bus crashed Friday morning at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, injuring 15 people, police said.

Pilot found dead after F-15 crash in Virginia updated 4 days ago

The pilot of an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet that crashed Wednesday was found dead in the wreckage in Virginia.

Terror Alert Systems Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here is some background information about terror alert systems in the United States. In 2011, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security replaced the color-coded threat scale of the Homeland Security Advisory System (HSAS) with a new terror alert system, the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS). Also, the Personal Localized Alert Network (PLAN), operated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), allows mobile phone users to receive targeted text messages about safety threats.

September 11th Warning Signs Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here's a look at the warning signs that preceded the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

September 11th Hijackers Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here's some background information about the 19 hijackers of September 11, 2001.

Whitey Bulger Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here's a look at the life of longtime fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger, who was found guilty of racketeering and involvement in 11 killings.

Autopsy shows inmate in botched execution died from injection updated 5 days ago

Autopsy rules Oklahoma death row prisoner Clayton Lockett died from lethal injection and not by heart attack.

U.S. investigates how Americans are lured to Syria updated 5 days ago

The FBI scrambles to track a growing number of Americans who have left to join the fight in Syria over the past couple of years.

NFL toughens domestic violence policy with six-game bans updated 5 days ago

The NFL has established a six-game unpaid ban for personnel who violate the league's policy on domestic violence, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday.

U.S. Terrorist Attacks Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here's a list of terror attacks on U.S. soil since 1980 with casualties:

Spy Court Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Chris Christie Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here's a look at the life of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here is a look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Boston Marathon Terror Attack Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here is a look at what you need to know about the Boston Marathon terror attack. On April 15, 2013, double bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured at least 264.

Ground Zero Memorial and Rebuilding Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Ground Zero Memorial and Rebuilding from 9/11.

September 11 Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here is some background on the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Child firing Uzi at Ariz. shooting range accidentally kills instructor, police say updated 5 days ago

A 9-year-old girl firing a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled, authorities said.

Father found not guilty in slaying of drunk driver who killed his sons in crash updated 5 days ago

Texas man found not guilty in slaying of the drunk driver who killed his children.

Surf's way, way up in Southern California updated 5 days ago

Huge waves on the Southern California coast will mean life-threatening peril for some beach goers, enlivening fun for surfers.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect's sister charged with making bomb threat updated 5 days ago

The sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect was arrested in New York City on Wednesday for allegedly making a bomb threat, police said.

Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria updated 6 days ago

Douglas McAuthur McCain was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting for terrorists in Syria.

Police scale back in Ferguson, but 'there's a lot of work to do' updated 6 days ago

Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But there's more work to be done, Capt. Ron Johnson says.

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero at Gettysburg updated 6 days ago

More than 151 years later, Civil War hero Lt. Alonzo Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously, the White House said.

Imprisoned U.S. Spies - Fast Facts updated 6 days ago

Here is a look at some U.S. citizens who have been convicted of spying against the United States.

F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia updated 6 days ago

A pilot is missing after an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia's Augusta County, authorities said.

Out of the glare, under the noise, other voices tell of a town called Ferguson updated 6 days ago

Ferguson, Missouir, residents talk of their town before the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

What's next in the Michael Brown case? updated 6 days ago

Here's what to expect as the Michael Brown case moves forward.

Attorney: New audio reveals pause in gunfire when Michael Brown was shot updated 6 days ago

The FBI has questioned a man who says he recorded audio of gunfire at the time Brown was shot by Ferguson police on August 9, the man's attorney told CNN.

FBI analyzing alleged audio of Michael Brown shooting updated 6 days ago

The FBI is analyzing an audio recording that might give more clues about Michael Brown's shooting.

Denver mom survives darkness of prescription drug abuse epidemic updated 6 days ago

Cynthia Scudo, an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18, survived an extraordinary journey: She abused prescription painkillers and used heroin.

Scathing report slams veterans' care but says no definite link to deaths updated 6 days ago

An inspector general report on wait times at VA health care facilities in Phoenix found 28 vets suffered "clinically significant delays" in care.

Is the Navy missing the boat on the stealthy Ghost warship? updated 6 days ago

Juliet Marine Systems built a $10 million prototype stealth ship to protect U.S. troops from terrorists. Why isn't the Pentagon buying it?

Michael Brown shooting: Legal questions loom updated 6 days ago

Here's what to expect as the Michael Brown case moves forward.

NASA's decades-old Voyager 2 mission is a preview of new mission to Pluto updated 7 days ago

NASA's New Horizons explorer is hurtling through space on its way to the outermost reaches of the solar system for a rendezvous with Pluto and its moons.

3 African-Americans on 12-person grand jury weighing Ferguson shooting case updated 7 days ago

For the first time since a white police officer fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the streets emptied early Thursday.

Are earthquakes on the rise? Is California's 'Big One' coming? updated 7 days ago

Relax. The quake that struck the Napa, California, area wasn't a sign that the dreaded "Big One" is coming -- at least not yet.

Primetime Emmys fast facts updated 7 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Primetime Emmy Awards.

Michael Brown's funeral: Hope, tears and a call for social change updated 7 days ago

The funeral of slain teen Michael Brown was a celebration of his life, a search for meaning in his death and a battle cry to change policing in America.

Former FBI chief Freeh still hospitalized after car accident updated 7 days ago

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was seriously injured and hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident in Vermont, state police said.

Aftershocks jar northern California updated 7 days ago

Aftershocks from the northern California earthquake rumbled through the Bay Area early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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