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Texarkana inmate beating President Obama in 8 West Virginia counties

West Virginia — An incarcerated 53-year-old man is beating President Barack Obama in eight West Virginia counties in the state's Democratic Presidential Primary Tuesday, according to the latest figures from the West Virginia secretary

FOX's ANIMATION DOMINATION celebrates Mother's Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day, the animated kids of FOX Sundays reveal below what they’re getting their moms – Donna Tubbs, Marge Simpson, Linda Belcher, Lois Griffin and Francine Smith.

Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' dies

Maurice Sendak, author of the classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," has died, a spokeswoman for HarperCollins Publishers said Tuesday. He was 83.

Cars for grads

May means graduation time, and most young people hope that means new wheels. Now unless your last name is Rockefeller or Buffet, you’re probably not looking at this $68,000, 550-horsepower Caddy.

Graduates may carry debt far into careers, study shows

As Ark-La-Tex graduates get fitted for that cap and gown, they're facing many economic hurdles. One of the biggest can be student loan debt.

Chrysler recalling 119,000 cars

NEW YORK -- Chrysler Group is recalling about 119,000 model year 2011 and 2012 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger sedans in the United States because of a problem that could cause the anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control systems to mal

42% of nation to be obese by 2030, study predicts

After years of rising obesity rates in the United States, recent statistics show the rates may have steadied. But that may not be enough, according to a new report released on Monday - it estimates about 42% of the U.S.

Churchill Downs death probe yields no suspects

A medical examiner is investigating the death of a 48-year-old stable worker named Adan Fabian Perez, a Guatemala native discovered in the back of a barn at Churchill Downs one day after the storied Louisville racetrack hosted the Kentucky Derb

Beastie Boys Adam Yauch dies at 47

Adam Yauch of the pioneering hip hop group the Beastie Boys has died at the age of 47. Yauch had been receiving treatment for salivary gland cancer since 2009.

Obama administration tightens fracking rules

NEW YORK — The Obama administration tightened rules on hydraulic fracturing Friday, requiring the discloser of chemicals used in the process when done on federal and American Indian lands.