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What we know about Michael Brown's shooting

It's a case of he said, he said. The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend couldn't be more disparate.

Officials release Robin Williams' cause of death

Robin Williams apparently died of asphyxia due to hanging, Marin County Sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Tuesday.

Your gun is lost in the mail? The government wants to know

When guns go missing in the mail, there's no requirement to tell the law.

Going public with depression

Editor's note: Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63.

Robin Williams leaves behind four films to be released

There didn't seem to be too much that Robin Williams couldn't do.

Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cure

It's ancient medicine with a sci-fi-sounding twist.

Robin Williams takes laughter to heaven, but leaves questions on Earth

The tributes to Robin Williams flow from around the world as stunned friends and family search for answers about why the comic legend would take his own life.

Affidavit: Texas man planned to pour gas on officers, set them on fire

A West Side resident is facing criminal charges amid allegations that he planned to set fire to police officers who responded to his home.