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N.Y. school district apologizes for teacher's Nazi Germany assignment

An upstate school system apologized Friday after students got a writing assignment in which they were instructed to prove their loyalty to Nazi Germany by arguing Jews are "evil" and the source of that government's problems.

When evidence goes viral

In the cases that make the news, the stories are often murky and much debated. The hazy memories usually involve underage drinking, bad decisions, sexual acts, photos snapped and shared.

Pennsylvania doctor faces death penalty for performing abortions past 24 weeks

A Pennsylvania doctor is accused of performing abortions past the 24 week limit allowed by law. Even some as late as eight months into pregnancy.

New information on Kaufman County Justice of the Peace arrest

We have confirmed with Kaufman County Jail that Eric Williams was arrested last night for terroristic threats. At this time he remains in Kaufman County Jail on a $1 million bond.

How soon is too soon? Glee episode centers on school shooting

"Glee's" latest episode, which centers on a shooting at the show's fictional William McKinley High School, had many viewers wondering, "How soon is too soon?"

Comedian Jonathan Winters dead at 87

Actor and comedian, Jonathan Winters, died of natural causes at his home in Montecito, California, Thursday evening. Winters rose to fame while teaming up with close friend, Robin Williams, for the comedy Mork and Mindy.

Congressman: N. Korea may be able to deliver nuke warhead

A study just completed by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency says North Korea may have nuclear weapons that could be delivered by ballistic missiles, a congressman said Thursday.

Jay-Z responds to Cuban vacation critics in rap

The rapper has recorded a song that appears to take on those who criticized his recent trip to Cuba with wife Beyoncé.

First ever live, on-screen "American Idol" camera feed during commercial break tonight

In this week’s live Top 6 results show airing Thursday, April 11 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), FOX will present an on-screen double-box live camera feed of the show during a commercial break featuring official sponsors Ford, Coc

BREAKING: Georgia firefighters being held hostage by gunman

A barricaded gunman is holding five Gwinnett County, Georgia, firefighters hostage in suburban Atlanta, a Atlanta police spokesman said.