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Florida day care center crash: Suspect surrenders to authorities

The man who police say fled the scene after his SUV hit a car, sending it into a Winter Park day care center, killing a 4-year-old girl, turned himself in Thursday, Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Maj. Cindy Williams said.

GM wants NASA to confirm recalled cars are safe to drive

GM is asking the experts at NASA for some help The automaker wants NASA to determine if 2.6 million recalled vehicles are still safe to drive.

Study: 'Jesus' wife' fragment not a fake

 A team of scientists has concluded that a controversial scrap of papyrus that purportedly quotes Jesus referring to "my wife," is not a fake, according to the Harvard Theological Review.

What you might not know about the 1964 Civil Rights Act

It's been hailed as the most important legislation in American history -- the "bill of the century"-- but many Americans probably couldn't say exactly what the 1964 Civil Rights Act did.

Experts predict quieter hurricane season

The U.S. could be in for another quiet hurricane season, according to Phillip Klotzbach and William Gray of Colorado State University.

Is the Internet killing religion?

We can blame the Internet for plenty: the proliferation of porn, our obsession with cat videos, the rise of teen trends like -- brace yourself -- eyeball licking.

Malaysia Airlines plane search: New signal possibly detected

Investigators got new information that may help them narrow the possible whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Thursday as new details shed light on the doomed flight's final moments early on March 8 as it flew from Kuala Lumpur to

Political drama "Camp David" chronicles messy path to peace

They stood in front of the White House on a sunny day 35 years ago, their hands clasped together and big grins on their faces.

Tears, angry accusations mark hearing on delayed VA care, deaths

A bi-partisan group of lawmakers lashed out at officials from the Veterans Affairs Department on Wednesday, accusing the agency of allowing veterans to die from delayed or absent medical care at its facilities and stonewalling a follow-up congr

After Pennsylvania school stabbing, authorities and community ask: 'Why?'

A day after a Pennsylvania student rampaged through his high school's hallways, swinging two kitchen knives, hints of a motive remain elusive. Who is 16-year-old Alex Hribal, and what troubled him?