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Actor Bob Hoskins dies at 71, publicist says

Oscar-nominated British actor Bob Hoskins, known in part for roles in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and "Mermaids," died Tuesday at age 71, his publicist Clair Dobbs said Wednesday.

Oklahoma botches execution of death row inmate

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin issued a stay of execution Tuesday for one inmate after prison officials said another inmate's vein collapsed during an earlier execution attempt.

Police use cell phones to fight crime

Police have a powerful tool in their fight against crime, the same tool you use to text your friends and plan your week: Your phone.

Utah mom charged in 6 babies' deaths

A Utah mother accused of killing her newborn babies and hiding their bodies in her garage was formally charged with six counts of first-degree murder on Tuesday, according to prosecutors.

Clippers' owner banned from league for life after alleged racist comments

On Tuesday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling from the league.

Australian company claims it found Flight 370

A private Australian company says it has found what it believes is wreckage of a plane in the ocean. But leaders of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are dismissing the claim.

Is diabetes shrinking my brain?

It's not a secret that some diabetics also have memory issues, but a new study suggests it's not just due to clogging of blood vessels -- your brain may actually be shrinking.

New low for Obama in key midterm indicator

Call it anything but a warm welcome home.

Apple rolls out new, cheaper MacBook Airs

Apple has refreshed its line of MacBook Air notebooks, dropping in more powerful processors and knocking $100 off the price.

Biden goes on offense

The White House launched a new front in the battle for control of the U.S. Congress on Monday, dispatching Vice President Joe Biden to outline his party's line of attack on the Republican economic agenda.