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2 adopted Utah brothers, 4 and 10, found dead; oldest brother, 15, arrested

A 15-year-old Utah boy was arrested in connection with the slayings of his two younger adopted brothers, ages 4 and 10, who were apparently stabbed to death in their home, authorities said Thursday.

Arias trial jury foreman calls decision 'gut-wrenching'

A day after a jury deadlocked on whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death for the murder of her ex-boyfriend, the jury foreman described the decision process as tense and emotional.

Tributes pour in for British soldier slain in cleaver attack

The family of the British soldier brutally slain in a cleaver attack in southeast London spoke movingly Friday of a man who was a devoted husband, father and brother, as well as a dedicated serviceman.

Texas Energy Star tax free weekend

Starting Saturday shoppers can get Energy Star appliances tax free during the Memorial Day weekend. The tax free only applies to those appliances that are labeled "Energy Star"

Bridge collapses in Washington state

An Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River in Washington has collapsed, a spokesman for the Washington State Patrol said Thursday. People and cars were in the water.

Doctors used 3-D printer to save baby's life

Doctors in Michigan used a 3-D printer to help save a baby's life. Little Kaiba (kai'-buh) Gionfriddo of Ohio has a rare condition that made it hard to breathe.

Senator Cornyn challenge's President Obama's Gitmo vision

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement today responding to the President’s call to ease restrictions on prisoner transfers from Guantanamo Bay:

VIDEO: Once homeless teen now high school's valedictorian

A Georgia teenager who was homeless for years is now her high school's valedictorian. She focused on her studies, despite living in shelters and even her mother's car.

Obama speech to focus on drones, Guantanamo prison

From the targeted killing of Americans overseas to the future of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, President Barack Obama will lay out the framework and legal rationale for his administration's counterterrorism policy in a widely antic

Man builds pirate ship, sells for $80,000 on Craigslist

The Mississippi River: home to grand old paddle steamers, blues music, Huckleberry Finn, and... pirate ships.