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Georgia school shooting suspect was arrested in March

A man accused of opening fire at an Atlanta-area elementary school this week had been arrested five months earlier on suspicion of threatening to kill his brother, a district attorney in Georgia's Henry County said Wednesday.

2016 scrutiny: A blessing and curse for Christie

Charging out of last week's Republican National Committee meeting in Boston, Chris Christie's message was clear: The party needs to ditch fights over ideology and get back to winning elections.

If it were scientifically accurate, 'Finding Nemo' would be a different movie

Leave it to a scientist to spoil the fun about a cartoon fish.

No fu manchus but undefeated '72 Dolphins honored by Obama

Four decades after they became the only NFL team so far to cap a perfect season with a Super Bowl win, the 1972 Miami Dolphins headed to the White House for a public honor from President Barack Obama on Tuesday.

New Google Maps can help you avoid traffic

Mapping apps on phones have already replaced dedicated navigation devices for many drivers trying to find unfamiliar addresses. Now, Google Maps will notify drivers about more traffic jams as well.

CDC: Lyme disease more common than we thought

The blacklegged ticks are out, and they're infecting hundreds of thousands of Americans with a bacterial illness -- more often than experts previously thought.

All students OK after shot fired at Georgia school

At least one gunshot was reported fired at a charter elementary school in suburban Atlanta Tuesday, but no students were injured, a school spokesman said.

Maine governor denies saying Obama 'hates white people'

(CNN) -- Gov. Paul LePage, known for making controversial comments, reportedly said President Barack Obama "hates white people," according to two Maine newspapers citing unnamed sources.

$355 million puts Rep. Issa at top of 50 richest lawmakers

How many members of Congress does it take to count to a billion?