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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police shoot man threatening to stab little girl

Imagine going shopping with your children at a local supermarket and then suddenly having your child plucked right out of the shopping cart and held hostage. That's exactly what dramatic video of a deadly stand-off shows.

A-Rod cleared to begin rehab assignment

The New York Yankees have announced third basemen, Alex Rodriguez, 37, has officially been cleared to begin his rehab assignment. A-Rod will begin playing again by joining the Yankees Single-A Charleston team on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Atheist group puts up monument after failing to get Ten Commandments removed

A group of atheists in northeast Florida is unveiling a new momument in front of the Bradford County Courthouse. The monument is placed next to a Ten Commandments monument.

CA woman gets life for cutting off man's private part

A woman in Southern California has been sentenced to life in prison for cutting off her husband's penis. Michele Gile was in the court room and talked with the victim, who has since divorced his attacker.

Airline recruits women to save fuel

An Indian airline has hit on possibly the worthiest excuse yet for hiring slim women as cabin crew -- it saves fuel and therefore money.

Onyx rejects Amgen's takeover bid

Onyx Pharmaceuticals has rejected a takeover bid by biotechnology company Amgen.

J-Lo sings happy birthday wishes to repressive Asian leader

Jennifer Lopez sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" on Saturday to a leader who has been characterized as one of the most repressive in the world.

Obama pledges $7 billion to upgrade power in Africa has been created.

U.S. President Barack Obama pledged $7 billion Sunday to help combat frequent power blackouts in sub-Saharan Africa.

Cirque du Soleil performer killed in Las Vegas show

A performer from the famed troupe Cirque du Soleil died in a weekend accident during a show at a Las Vegas casino, authorities said Sunday.

McCain, Schumer on Snowden: Russia should pay a price

Two high-profile senators on Sunday continued to admonish Russia for not handing over Edward Snowden, the leaker of National Security Agency secrets who's hiding in Russia as he seeks asylum in Ecuador.