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Furniture making comes back to the South

It's yet another sign of America's manufacturing renaissance.

George W. Bush to feature paintings in gallery showing

Former President-turned-painter George W. Bush will host an art exhibit starting this April, showing off more than two dozen portraits that have never been made public.

Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' debut: What's the verdict?

Seth Meyers had big shoes to fill on Monday night.

Convicted child rapist flees Denver halfway house after ankle monitor cut

A convicted child rapist apparently cut off his ankle monitor and left a Colorado group home where he was serving parole, a state official said.

Marathon spelling bee ends in a tie

 E-P-I-C. S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G. C-O-M-P-E-T-I-T-I-O-N. Two Missouri students went more than 60 rounds Saturday in a spelling bee that had to be called because organizers ran out of words.

Harold Ramis of 'Ghostbusters,' 'Groundhog Day' fame dies

Harold Ramis, the actor, writer and director whose films include "Stripes," "Ghostbusters," "Groundhog Day" and "Analyze This," has died. He was 69.

CDC looking into possible norovirus outbreak on cruise ship

 Federal health officials are investigating another possible norovirus outbreak aboard a cruise ship that just ended a Caribbean voyage.

VIDEO: Bird crashes through, shatters windshield of plane in mid-air

Scary moments for a Florida pilot after the windshield of his plane shattered in mid-air. Rob Weber's on-board camera caught this video of a bird crashing into his cockpit in the sky over Fort Myers on Saturday.

Openly gay player Jason Collins signs with Brooklyn Nets

Jason Collins became the first openly gay man in the NBA when he signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.

Bush says working with vets helps him cope

Asked whether President George W.