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Four feared dead after small plane crashes in Nashville

Four people were presumed dead Monday after a small airplane crashed near the John C. Tune Airport in Nashville, Tennessee, authorities said.

Congresswoman: Justice Department to investigate mysterious Texas death

The Department of Justice is investigating the death of Alfred Wright, a physical therapist who disappeared and died under mysterious circumstances in an isolated section of Texas, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said Monday.

Super Bowl visit boosts armless kicker's NFL dream

His pick to win the big game may have lost Sunday, but 14-year-old Isaac Lufkin is still smiling after a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Super Bowl.

Houston resident reports spotting Chupacabra in his backyard

In one Texas community people say they are concerned about a mysterious animal that's been spotted in the area.

New treatment may offer hope for peanut allergy

When you live in fear of you or your child accidentally ingesting peanut crumbs, any hope of undoing severe food allergy is welcome.

Jindal speaks on Christie, immigration, marijuana

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal expressed his opinion on a few key issues on Sunday, including Chris Christie, immigration, and marijuana.

AT&T cuts wireless prices

AT&T has launched a new volley in the battle between mobile phone providers. The company announced new price cuts for family plans and offered additional discounts for new customers.

Amazon considers $40 Prime price hike

Amazon said it is thinking about raising the price of Prime membership by as much as $40, hoping it can strike the right balance between managing rising costs and scaring away customers.

Autopsy set for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, dead at 46

The New York medical examiner's office will conduct an autopsy Monday on the body of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead of an apparent drug overdose, law enforcement sources said.

Boot camp helps her drop 145 pounds

In the end, a coupon changed Torrie Creamer's life.