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Egypt's Morsy to stand trial on terror charges, state-run media says

Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered ex-President Mohamed Morsy and members of the Muslim Brotherhood to stand trial, according to a state-run media report Wednesday.

Mega Millions Jackpot Increased to $636 million, will be $950 million if no winner

Texas Lottery® players are now playing for an estimated $636 million jackpot for Tuesday night’s Mega Millions® drawing. This is the second largest Mega Millions jackpot on record and the second largest jackpot for any U.S.

SILVER ALERT discontinued after 73-year-old man last seen in East Texas found safe

A Silver Alert has been discontinued by the Freestone County Sheriff’s Office for Delbert Green Armstrong after he was safely located.

Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Grunge and glam rock are among the genres that got the nod from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as it announced its inductees for 2014.

Pope celebrates birthday with homeless

Pope Francis marked his 77th birthday on Tuesday by hosting four homeless men to a Mass and a meal at the Vatican, according to Catholic officials.

Facebook launches video ads

Facebook is rolling out a feature Tuesday that will allow advertisers to play videos in users' news feeds.

Budget compromise clears Senate procedural hurdle

A federal budget compromise that already passed the U.S. House cleared a key procedural hurdle Tuesday in the Senate, increasing the likelihood it will win final congressional approval this week.

Putin, Yanukovych promise closer economic ties amid Ukraine protests

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said he and Russia's Vladimir Putin had agreed a joint economic plan and would deepen their strategic cooperation, following a meeting in Moscow on Tuesday.

6 U.S. troops killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Six U.S. troops were killed Tuesday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan after what appears to be an engine failure, a U.S. defense official said. There was one survivor in the crash.

VIDEO: CO sheriff refuses to enforce state gun laws

Gun control laws in Colorado continue to grow tighter and tighter and some county sheriffs have decided to put their foot down.