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Celebrate a Big Night of Music

On Thursday, March 7, FOX rocks with an evening of music that kicks off with a special 90-minute episode of AMERICAN IDOL  when America’s votes are tallied and the Season 12 finalists are revealed LIVE.

Do You Have "The X Factor"?

THE X FACTOR begins its next nationwide search for the best undiscovered new solo artists and vocal groups on Wednesday, March 6 in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center.

AUDIO: Authorities exchange fire with renegade ex-LAPD cop

Authorities are in the area of Big Bear Lake, California, where law enforcement sources say they have renegade ex-cop, Christopher Dorner barricaded in a cabin.

1 killed, 1 injured in shootout with fugitive ex-cop, murder suspect

Two sheriff's deputies have been wounded in a shootout with a suspect believed to be renegade ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordan Dorner, a high-ranking law official with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.

Winchester recalls lot of ammunition

Winchester has recalled some of their ammunition after the company discovered it may contain incorrect propellant.

Busted toilets, hot rooms, headaches after fire strands cruise ship in Gulf

Passengers on a Carnival cruise ship drifting in the Gulf of Mexico aren't getting the vacation they expected -- sleeping on its decks, making do with a few working toilets, and doing what they can to get food -- all due to a weekend engine

Rubio staff, tea party forces treading carefully before Tuesday

Both sides from the dueling responses to the president's State of the Union speech are treading carefully heading into Tuesday.

Stocks edge lower at the open

U.S. stocks inched lower at the opening bell Monday, as investors had little economic or corporate news to set the tone. The Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 both fell about 0.2%. The Nasdaq was flat.

Carnival Cruise ship to be towed after fire strands it in Gulf of Mexico

A Carnival cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico with more than 4,200 passengers and crew will be towed to port after a weekend engine fire left it dead in the water, a cruise line official said.

Report: Apple working on an 'iWatch'

Having conquered the desktops, music libraries and phones of millions, Apple reportedly wants to adorn one more spot in the life of the gadget-obsessed -- their wrists.