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Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Grunge and glam rock are among the genres that got the nod from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as it announced its inductees for 2014.

You won Mega Millions, now what?

Somebody might wake up Wednesday a whole lot richer. Heck, some of us are going to stay up to see if we're the lucky one or two who hits Tuesday night's $586 million Mega Millions jackpot.

Mega Millions jackpot could reach $1 billion

The Mega Millions jackpot is already juicy, but thanks to new, longer odds, it's entirely possible the payout could reach $1 billion by Christmas. Nope, that wasn't a typo -- "b" as in "boy."

BBB provides tips for package delivery without uncertainty

USPS expects to deliver 420 million packages to awaiting consumers this holiday shopping season.

Suspect arrested in the killing of Ohio girl, 9

 A suspect is in custody Sunday after a 9-year-old Ohio girl was found dead in a trash bin near her home, authorities said.

Obama weighs spying recommendations

President Barack Obama must decide in the coming weeks how to rein in the vast spying powers of the federal government without putting Americans' safety at risk, a task he's said would result in new "self-restraint" at the Nat

Actor, Peter O'Toole dies at 81

Actor Peter O'Toole died Saturday, peacefully in a hospital, his agent Steve Kenis said Sunday. O'Toole was 81 years old.

Budget experts: Don't expect big economic growth after budget deal

Two budget experts weighed in Sunday on the bipartisan budget deal reached last week, saying the deal brings a sigh of relief but not the reforms needed to create a positive shift for the economy.

Police at a Virginia police department release a holiday remix that shares holiday safety tips

Police in Hampton, Viriginia, released a remix of "Jingle Bells" just in time for Christmas. The video shares holiday safety tips.

Mandela laid to rest in Qunu, ending a journey that transformed South Africa

 With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buried Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president who transformed the nation.