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Man charged with murder, attempted murder in stabbing of 2 children in NYC

A New York man has been charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of two children in Brooklyn, police said Thursday.

At least 4 injured in shooting on Seattle college campus

A suspect is in custody in connection with a shooting Thursday that left four people wounded on a Seattle college campus, the Seattle Police Department said.

Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts

Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.

Stabbed Wisconsin girl improving, family says

A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who police say was stabbed in an attack by two other 12-year-olds "is a fighter and is improving each and every day," her family said Thursday in a news release.

Supervisor threatens to hang worker for drinking from 'white people' fountain

The recording sounds like something from Jim Crow days: a white supervisor threatening to hang an African-American employee for drinking water from a "white people" fountain.

Consumers beware: 5 tips to keep you scam-free this summer

For the majority of Americans who plan to take a vacation, attend a concert, or work on their home or garden this summer, this season comes with its own unique consumer challenges.

See-through cabins and passenger pods: Is this the future of flight?

The disruptive days of thunderous, fuel-guzzling planes hovering in our skies could be a thing of the past. So too could the tortuous queues and endless boarding process, if futuristic flight concepts become reality.

Opinion: You don't want a jack-of-all-trades surgeon

 I once worked with a plastic surgeon, let's call him Dr. Saul, who performed cleft lip and palate repairs, face-lifts, breast reconstruction after mastectomy, and even complex repairs of tendons in the hands and fingers.

CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood's big night

Carrie Underwood continued her reign over the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night.