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Triggers vital for path to citizenship, Rubio says

A bipartisan bill revamping America's immigration system, set to be unveiled later this week, will contain three policy steps that must be taken before undocumented workers currently in the United States are allowed to apply for legal statu

Florida police sergeant fired for having Trayvon Martin shooting targets

A Florida police sergeant was fired for possessing several so-called Trayvon Martin shooting targets, authorities said Saturday.

Police: Student shot 2 women at Virginia community college before being subdued

An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus inside a western Virginia mall Friday, walked in and opened fire -- wounding two women -- before authorities subdued him.

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.

Arizona teacher forces kids to write "I want to die in a fire" as punishment

A Tucson, Arizona family claims a teacher told his class to write, "I want to die in a fire" for punishment for misbehaving during a fire drill.

Obama's tax returns: Income drops

President Obama and the first family saw their income drop slightly in 2012, according to tax returns released by the White House on Friday.

Your taxes are almost due!

You've had months to procrastinate, but now it's crunch time. Despite delays to the kick-off of tax season, Monday, April 15 is still the deadline to get your taxes to Uncle Sam.

N.Y. school district apologizes for teacher's Nazi Germany assignment

An upstate school system apologized Friday after students got a writing assignment in which they were instructed to prove their loyalty to Nazi Germany by arguing Jews are "evil" and the source of that government's problems.

When evidence goes viral

In the cases that make the news, the stories are often murky and much debated. The hazy memories usually involve underage drinking, bad decisions, sexual acts, photos snapped and shared.

Pennsylvania doctor faces death penalty for performing abortions past 24 weeks

A Pennsylvania doctor is accused of performing abortions past the 24 week limit allowed by law. Even some as late as eight months into pregnancy.