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Major break? Police search apartment, car in case of missing Virginia student

Authorities looking for a missing University of Virginia student searched an apartment and a vehicle in the college town Friday morning, said Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo.

Six grandchildren, daughter killed in Florida murder-suicide

A Florida man shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren Thursday afternoon in the small north-central Florida town of Bell in what authorities called a murder-suicide.

It's true: Happy wife, happy life

The phrase "happy wife, happy life," may actually be true. That's according to a new Rutgers University study.

Friday is National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Today (Friday) is National Prisoner of War-Missing in Action Recognition Day. The Defense Department says the annual event honors POW's, the missing and their families and it highlights the U.S.government's commitment to account fo

Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids

Kids may be the future of America, but you might not know it looking at how Washington spends its money.

Home Depot: 56 million cards exposed in breach

Home Depot confirmed Thursday that hackers exposed 56 million credit and debit cards during its months-long security breach. The company also said it had eliminated the malware behind the attack from its payment systems.

Education board members question teacher prep requirements

Texas education officials took an initial step Thursday toward asking the state to reconsider raising the minimum college GPA needed for prospective educators to enter certification programs.

Matthew McConaughey out of 'Magic Mike' sequel

Channing Tatum's "Magic Mike" sequel has lost one of its star players.

Flu vaccine manufacturing plant will open in Texas

Texas Governor Rick Perry helped dedicate a national pandemic influenza vaccine manufacturing facility Thursday.

Search in progress for Texas deputy swept away by flooding

Rescue teams in Austin are searching for a Travis County Sheriff's deputy who was swept away during a flash flood early Thursday morning.

Abbott, Davis to meet for high-stakes debate

They’ve sniped at each other from afar, blasted the airwaves with TV ads, held rallies, made phone calls and raised money.

Staples to head Oil and Gas Association

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Video captures school bus crash into home

Newly released video shows a school bus as it was hit and sent careening into a home. Only the bus driver was onboard and no one was injured, Erin Coleman has the footage out of Clayton County, Georgia.

New CDC report: American's waist size growing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is out with a new study suggesting the average waist size in America is expanding. "Abdominal obesity" is defined by waist size, at least 35 inches for women, 40 for the guys.

Officer at center of Ferguson shooting testifies before grand jury

The officer at the center of a controversial shooting in Missouri goes before a grand jury.