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Aereo suspending its streaming TV service

  Aereo, the streaming TV service, will shut down -- only temporarily, it says -- in the wake of Wednesday's climactic Supreme Court ruli

Source: Mexican helicopter crossed border, fired shots near U.S. agents

A Mexican law enforcement helicopter crossed into Arizona and fired two shots near U.S. border agents in what Mexican authorities later acknowledged was a mistake, a U.S. law enforcement official said Friday.

5 key questions about Georgia toddler Cooper Harris' hot-car death

 It's hard to think of a young child, strapped into a car seat under a baking sun, slowly succumbing to a hellish death. It's even harder to think that it could have been anything other than a tragic accident.

Seth MacFarlane pledges up to $1 million for 'Reading Rainbow'

LeVar Burton's campaign to revive "Reading Rainbow" just got a big boost.

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested and released after outburst in Broadway theater

Actor Shia LaBeouf has literally made an art of apologizing for a chain of ill deeds. He added a link to that chain late Thursday when, police said, he lit up a cigarette in a Broadway theater.

Man finds child's urn in scrap heap; wants to reunite ashes with owner

A man finds an urn filled with a child's ashes at a scrap heap in California. Now, Erika Cervantes reports the man is trying to find the person the urn belongs to.

Amelia Earhart to take trip around the world

A modern day Amelia Earhart is taking a trip around the world in tribute to the famous pilot. 31-year-old Amelia Rose Earhart, yes that's her real name, took off Thursday from Oakland, California.

Switzerland zoo euthanizes healthy bear cub; plans to have it stuffed

A zoo in Switzerland is the latest to be embroiled in controversy, after it not only killed a healthy bear cub but will now stuff and display it to teach children that "nature can be cruel."

NASA prepares to launch new spacecraft, Orion

 The U.S. space shuttle program retired in 2011, leaving American astronauts to hitchhike into orbit.

Are you a heavy drinker? You'd be surprised

 Sheldon Shiraki sits at the bar in the trendy Fritti restaurant in Atlanta, happily sipping an ice cold cocktail.