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As fans mourn, Paul Walker death probe centers on speed

As investigators searched for more information about the accident that killed popular "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker on Saturday, one of his co-stars dramatically addressed grieving fans.

What's harder to find in New York City: A great apartment or a great man?

It was spring. I was in love. No, not with a man. But with a New York City apartment. An apartment I had yet to find. But I knew exactly what I was looking for, and exactly how it would make me feel.

VIDEO: TX woman killed in home explosion

In Texas, friends and family are remembering a woman who died after a devastating explosion at her home. While looking at the damage, you can see shredded insulation and wood strewn all over the ground.

Detroit bankruptcy ruling expected Tuesday

A U.S. judge is expected to decide Tuesday whether Detroit can proceed with its record bankruptcy to shed billions in debt.

Cyber Monday deals on phones, TVs, clothes

How eager are retailers to boost sales this holiday season? It's no longer enough for them to offer one special day of discounts to online shoppers -- they're stretching the deals out over an entire week.

Who died? Carnage on 'The Walking Dead' finale

Your move, "Game of Thrones." The promos all promised a deadly fall finale for "The Walking Dead" -- and boy, did it deliver, in one of the most shocking episodes of the series on Sunday night.

Scottish copter crash: Wreckage lifted off building

The wreckage of the police helicopter that plunged into a bustling Glasgow pub over the weekend was lifted off the building Monday as recovery crews scoured for more victims.

Dozens injured in 70-vehicle pileup on icy Massachusetts road

 One after the other, dozens of cars and trucks slammed into the back of a multicar crash in Massachusetts until about 70 vehicles had been wrecked and at least 35 people had been taken to hospitals, the Massachusetts State Police said Sun

Administration: HealthCare.gov working smoothly

 Two months after coming online, the beleaguered HealthCare.gov website works "smoothly for the vast majority of users," the Obama administration claimed Sunday, the self-imposed deadline for getting the website up and running.

Cyber Monday: Life imitating hype

Cyber Monday is finally living up to its name. When it started in 2005, the first Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend was only the 10th busiest day of the year for online sales, according to comScore.