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Jet Fuel spill in San Antonio River, two spills in five week period

Emergency crews in Texas work to clean-up a jet fuel spill from a local refinery that leaked into the San Antonio River.

Charlton Heston Stamps First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony

The event took place at The Creative Life Chinese Theatre as part of the TCM Classic Film Festival.

Obama caps two days of civil rights focus at landmark play

After two speeches heralding the civil rights movement and its impact on his life, President Barack Obama on Friday took in a revival of 'A Raisin in the Sun,' the landmark play chronicling racial tension on Chicago's South Side.

Mistaken identity: Aspiring TV producer shot dead

An aspiring TV producer was shot and killed Monday by deputies of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in a deadly case of mistaken identity, authorities announced Thursday.

KISS inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

One of the biggest glam rock bands of all time gets rock's top honors. "KISS" was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony in Brooklyn Thursday night.

Talking to kids about tragedy

The stabbing rampage this week in Pittsburgh has many parents wondering how to talk to their kids about tragedy.

Caught on camera: Woman throws shoe at Hillary Clinton

A woman threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas on Thursday. The former Senator and Secretary of State took it all in stride.

'Blood moon' will be a sight to behold during total lunar eclipse

Prophecy loves signs from the heavens, and they will deliver Tuesday with a moonlight spectacle. What will happen could sound sort of like this: The moon will turn to blood as it aligns with Earth and sun

Chimpanzees escape Kansas City Zoo exhibit by using a tree branch

Seven chimpanzees at the Kansas City Zoo were smart enough to use a 6-foot-long tree branch to escape their enclosure on Thursday.

Deadly crash cuts short hopeful college trip

A group of low-income and first-generation prospective college students were the victims of a fiery freeway crash that killed 10, including five youths.