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Seven dead in premeditated mass murder

Seven people, including a suspected shooter, died when a man opened fire from a slow-moving car Friday night in a small Southern California college town, a rampage that authorities believe to be "premeditated mass murder," Santa Barba

Federal workers owe IRS the $3.3 billion

Lots of people haven't paid all their taxes -- including employees of the federal government.

Parents, beware: These are the 100 deadliest days for teens

Here's a sobering statistic for the unofficial start of summer, when we gear up for picnics, barbecues and our kids having more free time on their hands: Memorial Day kicks off what's known as 100 deadliest days for teen drivers.

Man strips naked in front of White House

A man stripped down naked in front of the White House on Friday and, according to United States Secret Service, assaulted an officer who attempted to subdue him.

Texas mayor tabbed for Obama administration position

President Barack Obama will announce plans Friday to nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be his next secretary of Housing and Urban Development, a government source said.

Apple removes weed dealing game from app store

The rules on marijuana are blurry, even in the virtual world. The makers of a game called Weed Firm says Apple removed the app from the iTunes App Store this week after hitting No. 1 on the store's download charts.

Why sprouts can make you sick

Another day, another food safety warning. Earlier this week it was beef, hummus and walnuts. This time, the culprit is sprouts.

The 'world's craziest, beautiful cars'

Italy has David, Paris has the Mona Lisa and now, Atlanta has the Firebird I XP-21. Don't laugh gallery snobs and car-haters: The automobile has vaulted from the streets to the lofty art world.

The extra benefits of exercise

There I was, having an epiphany. I had just run close to 3 miles with my 24-year-old son, and wishing I had been in better shape to enjoy more activities with my kids when they were younger.

Report: Cheap food makes us fat

Forget everything you know about what's making us fat.