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POLICE: Grandson of Malcolm X beat to death in Mexico

The grandson of civil rights activist Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz, died in a Mexico City hospital after suffering an apparent beating, police told CNN.

Cornyn, other Texas Republicans slam IRS for ‘Orwellian persecution’ of conservative groups

Texas Republicans reacted angrily to the Internal Revenue Service’s confession today that its agents had flagged conservative groups for additional review during the 2012 election season.

VIDEO: 11-year-old shoots 12-year-old boy in face

A 12-year-old is recovering from a shot to the face by an 11-year-old. It happened at this apartment complex in camden, new jersey. Police say the two boys were home with a 19-year-old when the shot was fired.

SSA releases annual 'Top Baby Names', Jacob & Sophia top list

The Social Security Administration has released their annual list of the "Top Baby Names" for 2012!

Teen arrested, charged with murder in case of missing Georgia college student

Authorities say they have made an arrest in the case of a Georgia college student missing since last month.

Restaurant pulls 'lion meat tacos' from menu

A Florida restaurant has pulled lion meat from its menu after an up-"roar" from some customers. Taco Fusion is known for serving all kinds of exotic game.

VIDEO: Human skull found at recycling plant

Authorities are investigating after a human head was found at a recycling yard in Oakland, California. "California Waste Solutions" workers found the remains Wednesday morning.

Jodi Arias prefers the death penalty to life in prison

Jodi Arias, convicted of first-degree murder in the slaying of ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander, said she would prefer to get the death penalty rather than life in prison.

Boston bombing suspect buried

The difficult question of where Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body would be laid to rest appears to have been settled.

World's oldest marathon man, 102, can't imagine life without running shoes

At an age when most pensioners are winding down their lives, Fauja Singh began a new one.