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Texas floods: Heartbreak with more storms brewing

A man prepares to toss a rope into the Blanco River, unsure of what will happen next.

Someone is in the murky waters, rescuers believe -- but they don't know yet whether the person is alive or dead. The team is hoping for a rescue, but bracing for a r...

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Santa Fe Police Department

Sam Shepard arrested on drunken driving charges

Oscar-nominated actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested on Monday night on suspicion of drunken driving in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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FIFA corruption dubbed 'World Cup of fraud'

Allegations of corruption at FIFA are nothing new to those who follow the international soccer organization. But what was surprising to some on Wednesday was the sense that someone, somewhere, was finally doing something substantial about them.

The U....

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U2 tour manager dies in hotel room

Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Wednesday, the band said on its website.

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Tracy Morgan settles with Walmart over car crash

Comedian Tracy Morgan has settled with Walmart for an undisclosed amount over the deadly car crash that left him seriously injured.

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Report: Nebraska abolishes death penalty

Nebraska lawmakers voted Wednesday to override a veto and abolish capital punishment in the state, The Associated Press reported.

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CDC

Live anthrax inadvertently sent by military

Four Defense Department workers have been put in post-exposure treatment, a defense official said, following the revelation the U.S. military inadvertently shipped live anthrax samples in the last several days.

CNN learned on Wednesday a Maryland-base...

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IRS believes data theft originated in Russia

The IRS believes that a major cyber breach that allowed criminals to steal the tax returns of more than 100,000 people originated in Russia, two sources briefed on the data theft tell CNN.

On Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service announced that organi...

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Rick Santorum runs for White House again

Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House.

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Forecasters predict below normal hurricane season

The coming Atlantic hurricane season probably will have fewer storms than normal for the third year running -- thanks in part to El Niño, forecasters say.

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