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Man shot from behind by police, family says; prosecutors: he lunged with sword

 To hear prosecutors tell it, Darrien Hunt lunged at officers with a "samurai-type sword" before he was killed.

List of states with Enterovirus D68 grows

Indiana and Montana have joined the growing list of states with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, health officials say.

Hurricane Odile slams Mexican resorts

Hurricane Odile snapped palm trees like twigs, washed out roads and left tourists trapped in Mexican resorts Monday.

World's first 3D printed electric car

In a matter of two days, history was made at Chicago's McCormick Place, as the world's first 3D printed electric car—named Strati, Italian for "layers"– took its first test drive.

Lawyer: Secret children, living and dead, hidden by squalor for years

It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.

'Django Unchained' actress defends not giving ID to cop

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts defended her refusal to show her ID to Los Angeles police before they handcuffed her last week.

At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

Teacher with HIV charged with sexual assault

A 43 year-old Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met online and authorities say he possibly transmitted HIV to the boy.

East Texas native, NFL star Adrian Peterson expected to play Sunday VS New Orleans

The Minnesota Vikings organization announced Monday morning East Texas native and star running back Adrian Peterson will fully participate in this week’s practices and meetings and is expected to play this Sunday in New Orleans.

The new Moto X is the best Android smartphone ever made

When was the last time you were truly delighted by your smartphone?