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(CNN) The East Coast deluge has begun. And it won't end, in many places, for several more days. While it appears Hurricane Joaquin won't land the direct hit that some feared, communities from the Carolinas through New England nonetheless have their hands full from another storm...
A motorist got more than he bargained for when he stopped at a Michigan gas station earlier this week and started a fire when he tried to kill a spider with a cigarette lighter. Surveillance video from the Mobil gas station in Center Line shows flames quickly engulfing the man’s...
California has issued more than half a million driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally under a program that began nine months ago. Armando Botello, a spokesman for the state's Department of Motor Vehicles, said Friday that the milestone was reached last week. "...
(CNN) - As if Jeb Bush needed another problem. House Speaker John Boehner's abrupt resignation Friday -- after an insurrection by grassroots activists infuriated at the failure of Washington Republicans to thwart President Barack Obama -- was another bad omen for a campaign...
A White House staffer was killed Saturday when the bicycle he was riding collided with a vehicle during a charity ride. Jacob Thomas Brewer, 34, died about 3:40 p.m. when he lost control of his bike at a sharp curve. It crossed a double yellow line and hit an oncoming vehicle,...
The novels of Jackie Collins dramatized the lives of the most elite people and places, but they were read by everyone, everywhere — from airports to beaches to, sometimes, under the covers with a flashlight to hide from disapproving parents and partners. Collins, whose books...
Arizona and federal authorities announced on Saturday that evidence from shell casings and bullet fragments determined that a firearm the suspect pawned was used in four of the 11 Interstate 10 freeway shootings. The Arizona Republic reports that two law enforcement officials...
(CNN) A SWAT team arrested a suspect in Phoenix's highway shootings after investigators connected his handgun to four of 11 incidents, authorities said. The suspect has been "forensically linked" to the first four shootings along Interstate 10 in downtown Phoenix, said Col...
(CNN) A toddler found dead and known as Baby Doe now has a name -- Bella Bond. And police have arrested her mother and the woman's boyfriend. Authorities found Bella's remains in late June in Boston Harbor, shocking residents who wondered what happened to the brown-eyed little...