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Friend shocked at teen's alleged murder plot, chilling note to 'enjoy kill'

It's a chilling murder plot, and the accused mastermind is a 17-year-old Fishers student.

Fireball lit up Texas sky, residents say; was caught on camera

What burns bright and flies through the air with its tail sticking out behind it? Possibly a tiny remnant of a comet that disintegrated some 170 years ago.

George W. Bush on a Jeb Bush 2016 run: 'A toss-up ... I'm all in for him'

"I think it's 50-50." That was former President George W. Bush's take on the likelihood of his brother, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, running for president in 2016.

New toy lets babies post selfies on social media

"Little Bob says hi!" "Bob sneezes! So cute!" "Bob's first ice--cream!" Annoyed by proud parents constantly spamming your Facebook with pictures of their wrinkly newborns?

Some stores to open Thanksgiving Day for 'Black Friday' shopping

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If you're planning to shop as soon as the Thanksgiving table is cleared, Toys R Us could be your first stop.

4th victim dies after shooting at high school cafeteria in Washington state

  A teen shot by his cousin during last month's rampage at a Washington state high school has died, bringing the total fatalities to five, including the gunman.

President nominates Loretta Lynch as attorney general

 President Barack Obama on Saturday nominated Loretta Lynch as his next U.S. attorney general, describing the two-time U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York as a "tough, fair and independent" lawyer.

North Korea releases American detainees Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller

 Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been allowed to leave North Korea "and are on their way home," the U.S. government announced Saturday, leaving no more Americans detained in the reclusive East Asian nation.

Madonna's 'Material Girl' look hits the auction block

 Attention all material girls:

Facebook makes it easier to ignore people and pages

  Facebook is giving its users more control over the posts and people they see most in their news feeds.