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Chicago teachers end strike

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago schoolchildren will return to class Wednesday after the teachers union voted to suspend its strike.

Judge says Arizona can enforce immigration law

A federal judge on Tuesday allowed Arizona to enforce the most controversial part of its immigration enforcement law, the "show me papers" provision giving police the power to question the immigration status of people when enforcing o

Snowboarder Shaun White arrested in hotel fracas

Olympic snowboarding medalist Shaun White has been charged with vandalism and public intoxication after pulling a fire alarm at a hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, police said Monday.

Sex abuse files prompt calls for Boy Scouts ousters

A sex abuse support group called on the Boy Scouts of America to oust any official still with the organization who was involved in covering up child sex crimes.

Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson Welcome Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban to the Judges' Table

  When AMERICAN IDOL’s 12th season debuts in January 2013, superstar judge Mariah Carey – t

New York health board approves ban on large sodas

New York City's Board of Health voted Thursday to ban the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and other venues, in a move meant to combat obesity and encourage residents to live healthier lifestyles.

Protesters storm U.S. Embassy, tear down flag in Cairo

Angry protesters climbed the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and tore down the American flag, apparently in protest of a film thought to insult the Prophet Mohammed.

WARNING GRAPHIC: Man sentenced to 35 years for biting off chunk of girlfriend's face

Today, a 50-year-old Virginia Beach man was sentenced to 35 years in prison for aggravated malicious wounding after police say he chased down his girlfriend and chewed off a chunk of her face.

Pot use may increase risk of testicular cancer

Marijuana may double the risk of testicular cancer among young men, particularly tumors that are more severe, according to a new study published in the American Cancer Society's journal, Cancer.