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Here she is, the Miss America you don't know

Nina Davuluri changed the face of the American girl next door after she became the first Miss America of Indian descent.

VIDEO: Mom of 2-year-old pumpkin theft victim lays down the hammer to suspected thief

A mother in Washington posted a "special message" for the thief that stole her toddler's pumpkin. This is two-year-old Tommy Reina, and these pumpkins represent his family.

'Feel' objects in thin air: The future of touch technology

Touch technology has come a long way in the last decade.

Human remains found in California treatment plants

Human remains have been found in two separate treatment plants in Los Angeles County, authorities said Monday. An upper torso of a female, possibly Hispanic, was discovered in a waste treatment plant in Bassett.

With Obama on way, Democrat widens lead in crucial governor's race

With one week to go until Election Day, a new poll indicates Democrat Terry McAuliffe has opened up a double-digit lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the much-watched battle for Virginia governor.

WHO: Polio cases confirmed in Syria

Ten cases of polio have been confirmed among children in Syria, the first outbreak of the disease in that country since 1999, a World Health Organization spokesman told CNN Tuesday.

Obama admin. knew millions could not keep their health insurance

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it.

VIDEO: Who are you pulling for in the 2016 presidential race?

Now, to an early dose of presidential politics and an early look at who could run for the White House in 2016.

2 arrested after children found home alone with no water, food, electricity

Bossier City police arrested a mother and father over the weekend after they left two of their minor children by themselves for several hours overnight in their home with no electricity, food or running water.

Man arrested for allegedly raping 3-year-old girl, giving her gonorrhea

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's office has arrested a man that allegedly gave a three-year-old girl gonorrhea.