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Pelosi predicts 2016 Democratic sweep

About a month from the 2014 midterm elections House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was already predicting a sweep for her party in the 2016 election.

'Twilight' lives again as a short film series on Facebook

Like its vampires, "Twilight" lives once more. This time, however, only on Facebook.

RI child dies from staph infection associated with enterovirus

The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed that a Rhode Island child died last week as a result of Staphylococcus aureus sepsis associated with enteroviral infection (EV-D68).

FBI expands search nationwide for 'AK-47 Bandit'

A reward of up to $100,000 is being offered in exchange for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who shot and wounded a Chino police officer after robbing a bank in 2012, and who has since been linked to four bank robbe

DNA links suspect in Hannah Graham case to 2 missing Virginia women

DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared in 2009, a law enforcement source told CNN M

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday morning in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.

People are now bending iPhones in Apple Stores

Curiosity takes people to some weird places sometimes. To find out whether the iPhone 6 Plus can actually bend, some are testing it out for themselves -- in Apple Stores.

'Protest tourism': How Hong Kong demonstrations are affecting travel

With an efficient subway, multiple inexpensive taxis and a good public bus system, Hong Kong is normally one of the world's easiest major cities to get around.

Hospitals ask patients to pay upfront

Get ready to whip out your credit card before you are wheeled into the operating room or undergo an MRI.

Police: Arrest in Graham disappearance yields break in another case

The arrest of Jesse Matthew -- the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham -- has resulted in a "significant break" in the 2009 death of another young woman in the same area, police said.