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Jury: Ex-Blackwater contractors guilty in 'outrageous' Nusoor Square shooting

 After marathon deliberations, a federal jury found four ex-Blackwater Worldwide contractors guilty Wednesday in a deadly 2007 mass shooting in Ba

UNC report finds 18 years of academic fraud to keep athletes playing

 For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled at

CDC: Travelers to U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations face new requirements

 All travelers coming from Ebola-stricken Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone into the United States will be required to monitor their temperatures for 21 days and keep an eye on possible Ebola symptoms, starting on Monday, the Centers for Dis

PhotoMath app solves equations for you

 Say it with us: Kids today have it sooooo easy.

Report: Autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot in hand at close range

 Michael Brown's gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by t

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.

Jury retrial to begin on whether Jodi Arias should get life or death sentence

 Jodi Arias and her legal team will begin fighting for her life this week when a new jury hears opening arguments on whether she should receive a life or death sentence for her murder conviction.

That sweet drink may age you

 Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may make certain cells in your body age faster, a new study suggests.

2014 In Review Fast Facts

 Here is a look back at the events of 2014, so far.

Wreck of WWII German U-boat found off North Carolina

 A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina,