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Toddlers raped, murdered in crime-ridden township

Two little girls, full of life and loved by their families were kidnapped, raped and murdered. This horrible incident happened in a crime-ridden Township in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Concussion concerns may lead to fewer boys playing football

As more people learn about how football's hard hits to the head can lead to brain trauma, fewer parents may be willing to let their kids out on the field.

Open house: Elegantly eerie Halloween decor

Silhouettes, vintage oil portraits, one-of-a-kind finds, bird imagery, lots and lots of patina -- sounds like a "Country Living" cover of flea market finds and Etsy artwork, right?

Scientists confirm most distant galaxy ever

Scientists say they've found a galaxy that's not just far, far, away -- it's the most distant from our own that's been discovered yet. And it's helping them gain insight about the universe as it existed a long time ago.

ICE issues nationwide search for man who received, distributed child porn

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement team has issued a nationwide search for a man who is wanted for receiving and distributing child pornography.

No. 12 UCLA at No. 2 OREGON picked as Davey O'Brien Marquee Match-up

The 2013 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Marquee Match-up for week nine highlights Davey O'Brien Watch List candidates Brett Hundley of UCLA and Marcus Mariota of Oregon in a contest between two of the top offenses in the Pac-1

VIDEO: Ohio man who confessed to killing a man in a drunken-driving crash sentenced to 6 1/2 years

Matthew Cordle, an Ohio man who confessed in an online video that he killed a man in a June drunken-driving crash, was given a six-and-a-

14-year-old boy charged with murder of math teacher

A 14-year-old boy was being held on a murder charge Wednesday after the body of a female teacher was found in woods near the high school in Danvers, Massachusetts.

Melissa McCarthy responds to Elle controversy

When Melissa McCarthy picked out a swanky gray coat to wear on the cover of Elle magazine's November issue, she had no idea she was igniting a controversy.