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Homicide detectives question man in Bourbon Street shooting

Police have questioned a man in connection with a shooting in New Orleans' French Quarter over the weekend.

Leave your 'stupid hat' at home, governor warns; Arthur could be deadly

Hurricane Arthur is muscling up, gaining strength for its expected brush with the North Carolina coast Thursday night.

Ebola virus: Can nations stop deadliest ever outbreak from spreading?

African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.

McDaniel camp gathers evidence as it prepares legal challenge

More than a week after results declared his defeat, the tea party challenger in Mississippi's GOP primary for the U.S. Senate shows no signs of conceding to Sen. Thad Cochran.

President vows to take action

President Obama vows to take action when it comes to immigration reform.  This time bypassing Congress and going at it alone. 

Police: Michigan boy's basement case to go to prosecutors

Evidence in the case of a Michigan boy who vanished for nearly two weeks before turning up in his father's basement may be turned over to prosecutors as early as Wednesday, authorities said.

Grammer on grammar: Celebrity takes on 'egregious' errors of the Twitterverse

Kelsey Grammer -- actor, producer, Twitter grammarian.

Katherine Heigl: I wanted to quit acting

 If watching Katherine Heigl's romantic comedies made you want to swear off movies, you've got company: the actress herself.

Restaurants slacking on cutting sodium from meals, report says

Many Americans are trying to limit the amount of salt in their diets. They know that reducing sodium intake can help lower blood pressure and reduce their risk of having a heart attack or stroke.