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Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart stores

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading. More>>

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Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

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President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. More>>

Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge

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Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of night, disabled lights illuminating two large American flags and then replaced the flags... More>>

New Hampshire teen missing 9 months is home; no word on where she was

A New Hampshire teen who disappeared nine months ago is back home, the state attorney general's office said Monday. More>>

Last body found in Washington mudslide

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The Snohomish County sheriff's office says search and rescue personnel believe they have located the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington. More>>

Palace guards play 'Game of Thrones' theme

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The performance by the uniformed guard of Buckingham Palace gave a regal feel to the opening music of the HBO show about the fictional Westeros.

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Is this Apple's new iWatch?

Apple was granted a patent for a smartwatch Tuesday, lending credence to rumors that the company will unveil a new "iWatch" this fall. More>>

Widow awarded $23.6 billion in lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds

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The woman's husband started smoking when he was 13 years old and died of lung cancer when he was 36.

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Dancing dad 'cowboy twerks' with daughter after work

Dad dances with daughter after work. (Source: YouTube) Dad dances with daughter after work. (Source: YouTube)
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A dad greets his daughter after work with funny dance moves that went viral. More>>

Video catches MA hot-air balloon blast that hurt at least 5 Video included

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The balloon hit power lines, which caused at least two explosions.

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Police: Mom shot up on heroin with 7-year-old in car

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Portland police said a 27-year-old woman was seen shooting up heroin while her young child was in the back seat of her car Friday afternoon. More>>

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Four detained in Craigslist robbery, shooting

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Detectives are questioning four people about the shooting of a couple who were robbed while trying to buy their teenage son's first vehicle. More>>

Deputies: White supremacist who shot Vancouver cop dies after jail suicide attempt

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James Sapp, who police say shot a motorcycle officer seven times and then attempted multiple carjackings during his getaway, has died after attempting a jail cell suicide. More>>

Malaysian plane shot down in Ukraine: What happened?

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It's an international air disaster in a war zone -- a commercial flight with almost 300 people on board shot down in eastern Ukraine. As new details emerge, here is a look at basic questions about the tragedy. More>>

Kia recalls nearly 52,000 Souls to fix steering

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Kia is recalling nearly 52,000 Soul small SUVs to fix a problem that can cause steering failure. More>>

Marvel unveils black Captain America

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The new Captain America will be an African-American. More>>

Former dictator sues 'Call of Duty' publisher Video included

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Former dictator Manuel Noriega says a popular video game tarnished his image.

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BMW recalls 1.6 million vehicles

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The recall affects BMW cars manufactured between mid-1999 and mid-2006. More>>

The sweet and sad story behind this photo

Caption: Sophia Steffel's parents, Nathen and Emily Steffel, asked Reddit users for help removing breathing tubes from the image on the left. Caption: Sophia Steffel's parents, Nathen and Emily Steffel, asked Reddit users for help removing breathing tubes from the image on the left.

Gifts have been arriving at the Steffel home in Kalida, Ohio, every day. Blankets, photographs, paintings. More>>

Seattle man trying to kill spider sets house on fire

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A Seattle man trying to kill a spider accidentally lit his house on fire, officials said Tuesday. More>>

Move over Siri, the Jibo robot is coming

Caption: Jibo, a personal robot, has been launched by robotics pioneer Cynthia Breazeal. The robot is designed to be an organizer, educator and assist family members. Caption: Jibo, a personal robot, has been launched by robotics pioneer Cynthia Breazeal. The robot is designed to be an organizer, educator and assist family members.

A smartphone or tablet feature high on your holiday list this year? How about a robot instead? More>>

Your Week in Music: Weird Al's new music will turn fans into a class act

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Weird Al gives some good life advice, Garth Brooks makes a big return and a few stars dress in drag for music in this Your Week in Music.

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Customer disservice: Comcast makes canceling service an ordeal Video included

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A San Francisco man tried to cancel his Comcast account, and recorded a 20-minute call with the aggressive customer service representative.  More>>

Dad's plea to memorialize baby girl leaves lasting impression

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A grieving father’s request on social media made the internet a place to heal.

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Six-year-old recovering after being rescued from bottom of pool

Teala Galvez, the hero who saved the little girl Teala Galvez, the hero who saved the little girl
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Good Samaritan Teala Galvez dove into the pool and performed CPR on the girl until she regained consciousness More>>

Marvel Comics makes Thor a thunder goddess

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Thor is now a Goddess of Thunder. More>>

9-year-old girl dies from brain-eating amoeba after swimming in lakes

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A family is devastated and health officials are searching for answers after a 9-year-old Kansas girl died from a "brain-eating amoeba" after swimming in several different bodies of water over the last seven to 14 days. More>>

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