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5 questions for NBA star Jeremy Lin

It was only a year and a half ago that a phenomenon swept the globe and made basketball fans a little, well, "Linsane."

Beef recall for meat in 'National School Lunch Program'

Central Valley Meat Company, a Hanford, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 89,720 pounds of ground beef that may contain small pieces of plastic, the U.S.

Inmate charged with kidnapping, rape for incident involving correctional officer

An officer at the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center was held captive by an inmate and sexually assaulted, officials say.

Truckers from across nation driving to D.C. in support of Constitution

A group of truckers from across the United States is organzing a rally to head to Washington, D.C., in support of the United States Constitution.

Man arrested on murder charges after throwing baby across room

A 24-year-old man is behind bars after he confessed to throwing a 13-month-old baby across the room, causing fatal injuries.

Drew Brees racks up 9th straight game of 300 passing yards in Saints victory over Dolphins

New Orleans Saints quarterback, Drew Brees, had his ninth straight game of 300 passing yards, Monday night against the Miami Dolphins.

Office of Management and Budget Director orders federal agencies to begin shutting down

The Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell ordered federal agencies to start shutting down.

Brace yourself, Mom: We're back

Yes, I'm a boomer parent. But I missed the cutoff for being an aging hipster boomer -- one who is groovy, laid back and accepts life holistically. My road is split between the hippie and the "me" generation boomer.

'Bridget Jones's Diary' shocker: Key character dies in latest novel

Helen Fielding's latest novel on Bridget Jones isn't even out yet and it's already reportedly a shocker.