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One World Trade Center will be U.S.A.'s tallest building, group confirms

New York's One World Trade Center will be the United States' tallest building after all, according to the group that decides such things.

Haunted by the Newtown massacre, police officer faces firing over PTSD

A Newtown, Connecticut, police officer haunted by the horrific images of the mass shooting at an elementary school there said Monday that he could lose his job after being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Supreme Court justices dismiss another Oklahoma law on abortion

Oklahoma lost another round in its effort to restrict abortions when the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday declined to hear an appeal in a case that would force women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound first.

Montana fugitive captured in Texarkana, sentenced to 15 years in prison for child porn

A Montana registered sex offender was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Wednesday for transporting child pornography across state lines while attempting to elude authorities seeking him for probation violations pertaining to a prior child

2 sentenced for sexually abusing minor to produce child porn

In unrelated cases, two Maryland men were each sentenced Thursday, November 7, to more than 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor to produce child pornography.

Gun violence in PG-13 movies has tripled

When was the last time you saw a blockbuster film that didn't include a gun?

Fewer than 50,000 sign up on Obamacare website, media report suggests

The wait is going to be a little longer for the official enrollment numbers from the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges.

Gas under $3 - coming to a station near you

It's becoming easier and easier to find gas for less than $3 a gallon.

Wal-Mart Black Friday deals start at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving day

Wal-Mart's Black Friday deal bonanza starts earlier than ever this year, at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.