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World's tallest water slide to open soon

When no one wanted to build the world's tallest and fastest water slide, Jeff Henry built it himself.

BET Awards: Hits and a Lionel Richie miss

 Hello BET. Was it Lionel Richie you were looking for?

Have you had the 'sext' talk with your kids?

It’s called sexting, the act of sending and/or receiving sexually explicit text or photo messages via your mobile phone.

General Motors recalls 8.4 million vehicles

General Motors announced recalls of more than 8.4 million vehicles worldwide, most of those for faulty ignition switches.

CA: Nightmare nanny agrees to move out, under certain conditions

A California family's nanny nightmare may be nearing an end.

Man whose son died in hot SUV to appear before judge

A judge will determine this week whether there's enough evidence to keep in jail a Georgia man whose son died in a hot SUV.

Lindsay Lohan Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of singer and actress Lindsay Lohan. Personal: Birth date: July 2, 1986 Birthplace: New York, New York Birth name: Lindsay Dee Lohan

Supreme Court narrowly limits reach of labor unions

In a decision that sidesteps a major shift in labor policy, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Illinois can't force home health care workers to pay dues to unions.

Arizona professor's jaywalking arrest quickly gets out of hand

A jaywalking rarely makes national news, but the arrest of Arizona professor Ersula Ore has done just that.

Tropical storm could dampen East Coast's holiday

Folks on the East Coast might need their umbrellas July 4 if a low-pressure area in the Atlantic becomes a tropical storm.