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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.

LA teenager struck by school bus, listed in critcal condition

A teenager was struck by a Caddo Parish school bus right before 3:00 p.m., Friday, in the 2800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Shreveport. The child was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries.

How soon is too soon? Glee episode centers on school shooting

"Glee's" latest episode, which centers on a shooting at the show's fictional William McKinley High School, had many viewers wondering, "How soon is too soon?"

Comedian Jonathan Winters dead at 87

Actor and comedian, Jonathan Winters, died of natural causes at his home in Montecito, California, Thursday evening. Winters rose to fame while teaming up with close friend, Robin Williams, for the comedy Mork and Mindy.

Stocks open lower after banks, retail sales

Stocks were slightly lower Friday, following weak retail sales and mixed bank earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average and Nasdaq shed 0.3%, while he S&P 500 lost 0.4%.

Jay-Z responds to Cuban vacation critics in rap

The rapper has recorded a song that appears to take on those who criticized his recent trip to Cuba with wife Beyoncé.

BREAKING: Georgia firefighters being held hostage by gunman

A barricaded gunman is holding five Gwinnett County, Georgia, firefighters hostage in suburban Atlanta, a Atlanta police spokesman said.