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California mudslide prompts evacuations

A California mudslide prompted the evacuation of 11 homes in Ventura County, about an hour north of Los Angeles.

Heavy rain saturated the area Friday night about three hours before the mudslide occurred.

One man was trapped inside a house that was su...

Not Bo

KUTV

Good dog is bad dog when owner runs from cops

Man's best friend? Maybe not.

A pooch in Alabama got its owner busted for alleged drug offenses -- all with a gleeful wag of its tail.

The dog, Bo, was caught up in the incident when police executed a drug search warrant this week at the home of susp...

Peshmerga Khobani

CNN

Peshmerga fighting force arrives in Kobani

Kurdish fighters from Iraq have finally arrived in Kobani in northern Syria to reinforce Syrian Kurds in the battle against ISIS for control of the town.

A Kurdish activist in Kobani said late Friday he saw more than 100 Kurdish fighters known as Pesh...

Andrew Tahmooressi

Jill Tahmooressi

Mexico frees jailed U.S. Marine reservist

Mexico freed U.S. Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi, who'd been held in a prison there for seven months.

Tahmooressi boarded a flight for Miami from San Diego.

"It is with an overwhelming and humbling feeling of relief that we confirm tha...

Girls killed Halloween

KCAL, KCBS

3 trick-or-treaters killed by speeding car

A speeding vehicle struck and killed three girls, including twins, who were trick-or-treating in California, authorities said.

The girls, all 13, were in costume and carrying bags of candy in a residential area in Santa Ana.

They had the right of way ...

Obama, Biden selfie

White House/Twitter

Joe Biden: Senate tie-breaker?

For Joe Biden, an evenly divided Senate would be a BFD.

If Tuesday's midterm elections result in a Senate split, the vice president will suddenly find himself in one of his favorite places: the spotlight. Biden would become a crucial player in the Sen...

Kevin Smith clerks

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Kevin Smith ready to film 'Clerks III'

The news about "Clerks III" just keeps getting better.

Writer and director Kevin Smith recently gave an update on the project while speaking with "Clerks" star Jeff Anderson (aka "Randal") on his podcast, saying that if all goes well, "Clerks III" wi...

Georgia Tech

Steve Sorg/CNN

Lawsuits: Fraternity had culture of misogyny

Two lawsuits say the national chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity allowed a culture of "violent misogyny" after an internal email from the Georgia Tech chapter leaked last year instructing fraternity members on how to lure "rapebait."

The lawsuit...

Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales

Matthew Varga, U.S. Air Force

Budweiser profits pinched by Russia

Russia was a major buzz kill for the brewer of Budweiser and other well-known beers.

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer company, reported earnings and sales that badly missed analysts' expectations on Friday.

Russia was one of the biggest ...

Thanksgiving sales

From Walmart

What's open on Thanksgiving, and what isn't

Whether or not to shop on Thanksgiving is a controversial issue, and several major retailers are already taking sides.

For the folks who can't wait for their dinners to digest before they kick off their holiday shopping spree, Macy's and Kohl's will b...

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