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  A man who was carjacked by renegade former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner says he deserves the $1 million reward in the case because his information helped end the manhunt.

Fifth-grade boys' plot to kill a classmate thwarted

Two fifth-grade boys armed with a stolen semi-automatic gun, ammunition clip and knife plotted to kill a classmate in Washington state but were thwarted when another student informed a school employee, authorities said Thursday.

Penny costs more than its worth

President Barack Obama has weighed in with his two cents on the 1-cent coin. But penny pinchers looking for a plan to make the penny less expensive may be disappointed.

Russian meteor causes blast; hundreds injured

A meteor streaked through the skies above Russia's Urals region Friday morning, before exploding with a flash and boom that shattered glass in buildings and left hundreds of people hurt.

San Bernardino Sheriff's Department: Charred body confirmed as Christopher Dorner

Medical examiners have positively identified the body of the renegade former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, the man authorities say killed four people and wounded three others in a vendetta against his old comrades.

Idol Across America

AMERICAN IDOL will kick off IDOL ACROSS AMERICA, a cross-country relay of the IDOL microphone, traveling from New York City to the IDOL stage in Los Angeles.

BBB warns of Medicare phone scam targeting seniors

Seniors nationwide are reporting scam phone calls informing them that a new Medicare card is in the mail. Hang up on suspicious callers and don't fall for this attempt to obtain your personal information. How the Scam Works:

A refreshed Rubio says 'I needed water'

Sen. Marco Rubio continued to poke fun at himself Wednesday morning after his now-famous sip of water made a big splash during the Republican response to the State of the Union.

Celebrate a Big Night of Music

On Thursday, March 7, FOX rocks with an evening of music that kicks off with a special 90-minute episode of AMERICAN IDOL  when America’s votes are tallied and the Season 12 finalists are revealed LIVE.

Do You Have "The X Factor"?

THE X FACTOR begins its next nationwide search for the best undiscovered new solo artists and vocal groups on Wednesday, March 6 in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center.