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Robert Graysmith discusses "Zodiac"

Author Robert Graysmith discusses his best selling book "Zodiac" with Ben Hill and shares a few stories about the Zodiac killer that have never been shared until now.

Polls: Close contests in Ohio, Florida and Virginia

With six days to go until the presidential election, new polls in arguably the three most important battleground states indicate President Barack Obama with a small advantage over Republican nominee Mitt Romney in Ohio, and the race basically d

Texas refinery catches fire

Crews battled a stubborn fire at a BP plant outside Houston, Texas, Tuesday afternoon.

Disney to buy Lucasfilm, Star Wars franchise for $4 billion

The Walt Disney Company agreed Tuesday to buy Lucasfilm in a stock-and-cash deal valued at $4 billion.

Republican groups launch almost $50 million ad blitz in final week

Key Republican-leaning groups are launching a final week ad blitz totaling almost $50 million.

Good, bad still ends in another Dallas Cowboys loss

Randy Galloway rips the Cowboys over their latest loss. There is no such thing as a moral victory.

Sandy's trail of devastation: 16 dead, millions in the dark -- and it's not over

The destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy mounted Tuesday morning as electrical fires and record power outages added to the misery of devastating flooding in the Northeast.

Crane partially collapses, dangles over New York street

A crane atop a luxury Manhattan skyscraper under construction partly collapsed Monday, leaving its arm precariously perched and hanging over West 57th Street.

Sandy could bring 'catastrophe,' affect 60 million

Hurricane Sandy's outer bands pummeled the Eastern Coast on Monday with howling winds, torrential downpours and storm surges that authorities warned could bring devastation unlike anything anyone has seen.

U.S. sailor found dead at train station in Japan

A U.S. Navy sailor has been found dead with a head injury at a Japanese train station, local police said Monday.