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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.

Stocks: Ahead of the election, jobs in focus

With just over one week left until the hotly contested presidential elections, investors will pin their attention on the domestic economy this week.

From Maine to South Carolina, states prepare for storm

States up and down the East Coast are preparing for Hurricane Sandy, which has sent rain to portions of North and South Carolina. Beginning Sunday evening, Sandy could strike the U.S.

Nebraska third grader dresses 'in character' every day for school

While most children Stella Ehrhart's age are thinking about what they're going to be for Halloween, this 8-year-old from Nebraska is thinking about who she's going to be each day of the week.

Ryan's blue-collar appeal in Ohio

Paul Ryan made a direct appeal to blue collar voters in struggling manufacturing towns of Ohio where he kicked off his eight-stop tour across the battleground state on Saturday.

NYPD officer allegedly planned to kidnap, cook, eat women

A New York City police officer accused of planning to kidnap, rape, torture and cook a number of women and eat their body parts has been arrested and charged in the case, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan said Thursday.

RECALL: About 97,000 cribs recalled due to suffocation hazard

The federal government announced the Dorel Juvenile Group is voluntarily recalling one of their cribs that could possibly suffocate infants.

Apple unveils smaller iPad mini

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini, at a highly anticipated event in San Jose, Calif.

East Texan homers as Giants headed to World Series

Brandon Belt was born in Nacogdoches. He's from Hudson, near Lufkin. Monday night, the East Texan hit a solo homer in the National League Championship Game.

Romney camp: We don't expect Obama to 'come out like a lamb'

Mitt Romney appears to be gearing up for what could be another feisty debate and another aggressive performance from President Obama, a top campaign adviser tells CNN.