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FSU QB named Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week

Florida State's Jameis Winston has been named the Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week after leading the Seminoles to a convincing 63-0 victory over Atlantic Coast Conference rival Maryland.

Amber Alert website back online, did government violate own rules removing it in the first place

The website for national Amber Alerts which was previously inoperable due to the United States government shutdown is now back online. The government pulled an employee off of furlough to re-launch the site.

U.S. target in Somalia: An inside story on an Al-Shabaab commander

Kenyan intelligence knows him simply as Ikrimah. But his full name is Mohamed Abdikadir Mohamed, and he is regarded as one of the most dangerous commanders in the Somali terror group Al-Shabaab.

Saudi preacher sentenced to 8 years, 600 lashes for killing 5-year-old daughter

A self-styled Islamist preacher accused of beating and torturing his 5-year-old daughter to death was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison and 600 lashes, and was ordered to pay "blood money" to the girl's mother, according t

New $100 bill to debut Tuesday

The new $100 bill will make its debut Tuesday, several years later than originally planned.

Ovadia Yosef, influential Israeli spiritual leader, dies at 93

Hundreds of Israelis on Monday bid an emotional farewell to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, 93, the former Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel.

Washington soldier killed

At least one black assailant fatally stabbed a white U.S. soldier in a racially charged confrontation over the weekend, police in Washington state said.

House Speaker John Boehner demands cuts for debt limit increase

House Republicans won't support raising the federal government's borrowing limit without new spending cuts from the Obama administration, and the White House risks an unprecedented U.S.

Beta testers being selected for Google Glass

The competition is now closed for those of you looking to try a pair of Google glasses. The company says it received an overwhelming number of applicants to beta test the new technology.