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U.S. Air Force helicopter crash on UK coast kills four

Recovery of the bodies of the four U.S. Air Force personnel who died Tuesday evening when their military helicopter crashed near Cley, on the North Sea coast of England, could take more than a day, an official said.

Dennis Rodman 'playing games' with imprisoned American's life, family says

Dennis Rodman is "playing games" with the life of jailed American Kenneth Bae, the imprisoned man's sister said Wednesday.

Giffords on gun control: 'We'll persist'

Three years to the day that she was critically wounded in a mass shooting that left six dead, former Rep.

Goodbye, polar vortex: Warmer weather on the way

Congratulations, Duluth, Minnesota, you're waking up to much warmer weather! That's right -- temperatures 30 below zero with wind chill. That's up 20 degrees from Tuesday.

Woman caught sneaking into U.S. in suitcase

Customs and Border Protection officers foiled a smuggling attempt at the U.S.-Mexico border when they discovered a woman contorted and hidden inside a suitcase.

Mother petitions for M&M's to change coloring dye because it makes kids hyper, act out

They're some of America's favorite little treats. So why is there a push to make a change to M&M's? Some parents say the coloring makes their kids hyperactive.

Satanists unveil design for Oklahoma statehouse statue

Satanists have unveiled a proposed design for a statue at the Oklahoma state Capitol, including a place for people to sit on the devil's lap "for inspiration and contemplation."

Delta retires last DC-9

 Nearly half a century after it became the first U.S. airline to fly twin-engine DC-9s, Delta Air Lines retired the last of those venerable airliners from its commercial service Monday.

Paleo diet ranks last on 'best diets' list

Followers of the Paleo Diet may go prehistoric on U.S. News & World Report this week. The publication has ranked the controversial diet last on its "Best Diets Overall" list for 2014.

American mom wants European M&Ms

What gives M&Ms their bright colors? That depends on which country you're in.