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Renowned psychic, bestselling author Sylvia Browne dies at 77

Renowned psychic Sylvia Browne -- a leader in the paranormal world who appeared regularly on television and radio and also wrote dozens of top-selling books -- died Wednesday in a northern California hospital, according to her website.

Fewer people traveling for Thanksgiving

Fewer people are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday this year.

'Disgusted' Alex Rodriguez leaves hearing, says he's done with 'farce'

New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez walked out of an arbitration hearing into his record-setting 211-game suspension on Wednesday after learning Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig would not testify, saying later that he's done

Cops warned accuser about rape case against Jameis Winston, family says

The family of the accuser in the rape case of Florida State quarterback and Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston said police warned her attorney that Tallahassee is a "big football town" and her life could be miserable if she pursued the ca

Serial killer Joseph Franklin executed after hours of delay

White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was executed Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his final requests for a stay, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said.

Serial killer Joseph Franklin executed after hours of delay

White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was executed Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his final requests for a stay, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said.

Massachusetts high school cancels football games after racial slur spraypainted on player's home

A Massachusetts high school football team canceled the rest of its season after someone scrawled a racial epithet on the home of one of its players. "Knights don't need [the n-word]," the slur read.

Search widens in Florida for 2 missing after air ambulance crash

Rescue workers scoured a widening swath of coastal Florida waters Wednesday for two people missing after a Mexico-based air ambulance crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Fort Lauderdale.

Chick-fil-A CEO's equality award sparks backlash

News that Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy won an equality award isn't sitting well with many gay rights supporters.

Adam Levine is People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

Adam Levine has a new title. "Sexiest Man Alive," according to People magazine.