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Captain America being replaced by African-American partner

Move over, Steve Rogers. Let the Falcon take wing. The Falcon, aka Sam Wilson, is taking over as Captain America from Rogers, Marvel announced Wednesday.

Your new Thor is a she

Thor is now a woman.

History Timeline: Commercial passenger airplane crashes

Here's a look at what you need to know about commercial passenger airplane crashes.

Report: Malaysia Airlines flight crashes in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has crashed in eastern Ukraine, Russian news agency Interfax reported Thursday.

Mom claims baby got herpes at Oklahoma daycare

An Oklahoma mother claims her one-year-old got a horrible case of herpes from a daycare teacher at ChildTime near SW 89th and May. Consuela Smith says her daughter is in pain day and night.

Bid in Senate to overturn Hobby Lobby decision fails

A Democratic bill to overturn the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, which allows some companies to refuse insurance coverage for contraceptives because of religious objections, failed to advance in the Senate on Wednesday.

Comics' Archie dies heroically

 It was one of the most unexpected announcements of the year. In April, Archie Comics released the news that its lead character, Archie Andrews, would die in an upcoming issue of "Life With Archie."

Film follows 'Brave Miss World' from beauty queen to sexual violence activist

Six weeks before winning the 1998 Miss World crown, 18-year-old Linor Abargil was raped at knife-point by a travel agent escorting her home to Israel from a modeling gig in Italy.

Adele announces new album -- sort of

The good news? Adele's new album, "25," was announced Tuesday. The bad news? The information didn't come from Adele herself but from the World Music Awards, which let the news slip in a tweet.

Ja Rule's 'Unruly' path from jail to Christianity

After serving time, rapper Ja Rule is now on a more spiritual path.