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Missing Texas teacher found dead in New Mexico

The missing teacher from Richardson, Texas was found dead near Loving, NM late Tuesday evening and her boyfriend has been charged with murder, according to New Mexico authorities.

Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness recounts accidental shooting in restaurant

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame when he accidentally discharged a pistol under the table at a Johannesburg restaurant one month before he killed his girlfriend, another athlete testified Wednesday in th

Ukraine crisis: Western leaders pile pressure on Russia

Western powers increased pressure on Russia on Wednesday to talk to the new government in Kiev in a bid to ease tensions over Russia's military intervention in Ukraine's Crimea region.

Could century-old theft explain mystery of gold coins?

Chief Clerk Walter Dimmick was convicted of stealing six bags of gold coins -- worth $30,000 -- from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco in 1901.

Batman meets Iron Man in this high-tech armor

If Batman and Iron Man got together in the lab to patch together a new outfit, it might look like this.

Every day is grammar day when you've got this job

Going to a restaurant is supposed to be a relaxing experience. But for Katherine Dillinger, there was one thing that was guaranteed to stress her out: Seeing "Caesar salad" misspelled on the menu.

FBI investigates former Christie advisers in bridge scandal

The FBI has questioned people connected to Chris Christie's former campaign manager as part of a federal probe of a traffic scandal that has upended the New Jersey governor's administration, court papers show.

Candy store offers free Fat Tuesday fudge for 'fatties'

Can't a little Missouri candy store have a little fun? Fat chance.

U.S. to offer $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine, officials say

The United States will provide Ukraine $1 billion in loan guarantees to help insulate the Ukrainian economy from the effects of reduced energy subsidies from Russia, senior Obama administration officials said.

Oscars 2014: Five things to know

The 86th Academy Awards are in the record books. Here are five things that struck us about Sunday's broadcast: 1. History for "12 Years a Slave."