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7 stocks Wall Street thinks will soar this year

The bull market in stocks is getting old.

Shatner defends absence from Nimoy's funeral

William Shatner is defending himself on Twitter as his decision to skip Leonard Nimoy's funeral Sunday became front-page tabloid fodder.

14-year-old girl killed after Facebook spat, planned videotaped fight

The fatal feud started with a squabble on Facebook, devolved into a planned brawl at a park, and ended with a 14-year-old girl dead.

Kerry: ISIS is being defeated

Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the United States' allies in the Middle East remain on course to defeat ISIS -- though he acknowledged the challenge in Syria is a particularly difficult one.

Massachusetts police: Teen's texts encouraged friend to commit suicide

A Massachusetts teenager faces a pretrial hearing in April on involuntary manslaughter charges for allegedly sending text messages urging a friend to commit suicide, even after he expressed second thoughts, authorities said Saturday.

'House of Cards' fans that already finished season 3

Meet the fastest fans in the land — at least according to their tweets.

Rand Paul wins 2015 CPAC straw poll

Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll with 25.7 percent of the vote for the third year in a row on Saturday, the Washington Times announced Saturday at the National Harbor, Maryland, Confab.

Stolen NASCAR Sprint Cup car found in Georgia

Maybe the thieves didn't know what they were stealing.

Police: Missouri gunman kills 7 in town of 50 then himself; was cousin to 2 slain couples

A small Missouri town's discovery that a gunmant killed seven people and injured another Thursday night began when a girl managed to flee a residence where she heard gunfire.

Crowds mourn killing of Boris Nemtsov, outspoken Putin critic

Crowds of people, some with tears in their eyes, flocked Saturday to the spot on a bridge in the shadow of the Kremlin where prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was shot dead hours earlier, in what appeared to be a targeted killing.