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At least 2 dead in Kansas winter storms

At least two people have died in the fierce winter storm pounding Kansas, the state's adjutant general said Tuesday. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

RECALL: Breakfast biscuits could contain metal fragments

A nationwide voluntary recall has been issued for belVita Breakfast Biscuits due to possible metal fragments in the product.

We're eating less fast food - but not by much

Americans are eating less fast food daily than they used to, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But it's not much less.

"American Idol" Semifinal Sudden Death Rounds Continue Tonight at 7

Last night from Las Vegas, the first group of girl semifinalists performed on the stage of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles LOVE Theatre at The Mirage.

Jobless claims up 20,000 since last week

First-time claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, according to a government report that showed continued weakness in the job market.

Josh Hamilton chose his own path in calling out Rangers fans

Gil Lebreton writes for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Here's his opinion on Josh Hamilton.

Vatican: Pope may change rules to allow replacement vote sooner

Pope Benedict XVI is considering changing the Vatican constitution to allow a vote for his successor to begin before March 15, Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said Wednesday.

Supreme Court sides with dog, law enforcement in search case

Aldo the German shepherd and his human companions in law enforcement won an important Supreme Court appeal on Tuesday over vehicle searches for drugs and contraband.

Police: Man raped woman he met on Christian dating website

A California man is accused of raping a woman he met on a Christian dating website -- and police fear there may be other victims.

Los Angeles Lakers owner Buss dies at age 80

Basketball Hall of Fame member Jerry Buss, who had owned the Los Angeles Lakers since the National Basketball Association franchise's resurgence and dominance began in 1979, died in Los Angeles on Monday morning, a Cedars-Sinai hospital spo