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VIDEO: 8-year-old boy dies trying to save disabled grandpa from house fire

A woman in upstate New York will remember her eight-year-old son as a hero. The boy died trying to save his grandfather from a fire, early Monday morning.

New trial sought for George Stinney, executed at 14

Almost 70 years ago, South Carolina electrocuted 14-year-old George Stinney, the youngest person to be executed by an American state since the 1800s.

Hillary Clinton set for California swing in April

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make a multi-day swing through California in April, speaking at events in San Francisco, San Jose and San Diego that are sure to spark more talk about whether the former first lady will run for pre

Sochi threat e-mail sent to several nations; IOC calls it not credible

Olympic officials in a number of countries have received an e-mail warning of a terrorist threat to Sochi visitors, the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday, but it is not viewed as credible.

Travelers' Choice: World's top hotels

The sea of online travel reviews is daunting. So many, many choices, so many (wildly divergent) opinions. Review giant TripAdvisor has weeded through millions of traveler reviews to identify its users' favorite hotels.

1 dead, 1 arrested after Purdue University shooting

One person was killed in Tuesday's shooting at an electrical engineering building at Purdue University, campus police Chief John Cox told reporters.

IMF warns of deflation risk

The International Monetary Fund is warning that dangerously low inflation could put the global economic recovery at risk in 2014.

Helping the homeless -- one 'step' at a time

For 13-year-old McClain Hermes, the inspiration to impact her world began in 2009, after her father showed her a magazine article about a shoe recycling program.

Olympian Carl Lewis stands by claims that Christie tried to intimidate him

Add former Olympic star Carl Lewis to the list of names who say they felt pressured by Gov. Chris Christie's administration in New Jersey.

Pope has a message for global elite

The global business elite had better listen up because the Pope has a message.