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Police search apartment, car in case of missing Virginia student

Authorities looking for a missing University of Virginia student searched an apartment and a vehicle in the college town Friday morning, said Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo.

Joan Rivers' doctor denies 'unauthorized procedure,' selfie before cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers' personal throat doctor denies "performing an unauthorized procedure" before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN.

Enterovirus D68 in 19 states, Canada

 Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.

Punches, headbutts, knockouts: Asia's 'new' martial arts sensation

 It's been more than 20 years since he fought in a sandpit, but Lone Chaw still recalls the dusty village lots of his youth, unmarked except f

World Nomad Games deliver thrills and culture

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Authorities: Savannah officer kills handcuffed man who had a gun

 Police say a Savannah, Georgia, police officer killed a handcuffed, armed man Thursday as the man tried to break out of a patrol car, a shooting

Police: Florida felon who killed 7 relatives wasn't allowed to have gun

A man who killed his daughter, six grandchildren and then himself Thursday in a shooting in north-central Florida was a convicted felon and therefore wasn't allowed to possess the gun he used, police said Friday.

7 ways to boost your happiness

Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.

Australian PM: Public execution terror plot foiled

Two men were charged Thursday in connection with a terror plot that Australia's prime minister said involved plans to carry out a public execution.