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Singer Chris Brown in Virginia jail

Singer Chris Brown was being held in a Virginia jail Thursday while he awaits trial in Washington D.C. for misdemeanor assault, the facility confirmed Thursday. He is being held in Warsaw, Virginia.

Navy's future: Electric guns, lasers, water as fuel

Imagine ships that fire missiles at seven times the speed of sound without using explosives, or that use lasers to destroy threats at the cost of about a dollar a shot, and vessels making fuel from the very seawater in which they're floatin

Stomach illness that hit 83 people on cruise ship may be linked to norovirus

A new outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship may have been caused by the norovirus, the ship's operator said Wednesday.

At least 15 hurt at Florida day care when SUV pushes car into building

Central Florida authorities were looking Wednesday evening for a 26-year-old man after a Dodge Durango pushed a car into a day care center, leaving at least 15 people, most of them children, injured.

Viral photo spreads hope, love for cancer patients

A photo circulating Facebook is making a big impact in the online community Wednesday.

Amy Poehler in talks to join Tina Fey comedy

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler must be in the business of making dreams come true.

Bill Clinton on Snowden: An 'imperfect messenger'

Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on Edward Snowden, calling the controversial National Security Agency leaker an "imperfect messenger."

20 injured, 7 critically in PA school stabbing

A male sophomore went on a stabbing spree at his Pittsburgh-area high school early Wednesday, an emergency management agency spokesman said.

A 'Monster' coming to MTV Movie Awards

(CNN) -- Eminem and Rihanna's "Monster" is headed for the MTV Movie Awards.

Farewell, Archie: Beloved comic book character to die

(CNN) -- Since 1941, comic book fans have followed the exploits of teenaged Archie Andrews and his friends. This July, they'll find out how he dies.