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Why Katy Perry would win the Super Bowl halftime show

Katy Perry is football's newest favorite pop star.

Police: Man on acid demands sandwich, McDonald's trip

A man allegedly on a week-long acid trip faces robbery and burglary charges for breaking into homes in the Roy area, stealing weapons and making odd demands such as food and rides for a drink, the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office said.

Thomas Eric Duncan: 6 ways his case differs from other U.S. Ebola cases

 His family is devastated. The woman he planned to marry, haunted by the "what ifs." And many are wondering why Thomas Eric Duncan died when several other Ebola patients treated in the United States survived.

Parents welcome, say goodbye to baby for whom they created bucket list

Before he was even born, Shane Michael Haley had already met the Philadelphia Phillies, been to the top of the Empire State Building and shared a cheesesteak with his parents.

GOP stokes border fears over Ebola, ISIS

Two international crises are giving Republicans new reasons to break out a familiar rallying cry -- secure the border -- just weeks before the midterm elections.

Ebola test negative for Texas deputy

A test to see whether a Dallas sheriff's deputy has Ebola came back negative, state health officials said Thursday.

Extreme turbulence: Stocks suffer steepest drop of 2014

If the stock market were a transatlantic flight, the ride just went from uncomfortably bumpy to white-knuckle turbulence. The Dow plunged 335 points on Thursday, its worst day of the entire year on a point basis.

Turkey says it won't launch ground action alone against ISIS

 Turkey's foreign minister insisted Thursday that it's not "realistic" for the world to expect it to go it alone in launching a ground operation against ISIS, even as a monitoring group said the extremists had seized a ch

Soda wars! Pepsi beats Coke on Wall Street

Pepsi is winning the soda -- or pop for you Midwesterners -- war on Wall Street.

Parents welcome, say goodbye to baby for whom they created bucket list

Before he was even born, Shane Michael Haley had already met the Philadelphia Phillies, been to the top of the Empire State Building and shared a cheesesteak with his parents.