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Lowest Labor Day gas prices since 2010

Those on the road this holiday weekend are in for a surprise at the gas pump -- according to Gas Buddy, prices are falling, and in fact, they're the lowest since 2010.

Peanut butter killed his mom; now son watches company brass stand trial

It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.

Fallout from questionable police actions in Ferguson continues

One St. Louis-area police officer resigned and another retired in the continued fallout from questionable police actions in the days after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

Report: ISIS selling Yazidi women in Syria

The nightmare of ISIS persecution continues for hundreds of Yazidi girls and women who were abducted by the Sunni Muslim extremist group and are being sold to its fighters in Syria, according to a human rights group.

Federal judge strikes down key part of Texas abortion law as unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Friday it is unconstitutional to force abortion clinics to become surgical centers in the state of Texas, effectively throwing out a key component of an anti-abortion law that would have forced the closure of a number of f

Ceelo pleads 'No Contest' on Ecstasy charge

Singer-songwriter Ceelo Green pleaded no contest to giving Ecstasy to a woman in 2012. Green, whose real name is Thomas Callaway, entered a plea to one felony count of furnishing a controlled substance.

$40 million lawsuit slams Ferguson police actions during recent protests

-- In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S. citizens "as if they were war combatants."

Motorists find relief this Labor Day Weekend

Motorists have something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. Gasoline prices will be at their lowest levels since 2010.

Shakira is expecting her second child

Some celebrity baby news for you, Shakira is expecting her second child. The 37-year-old singer announced her pregnancy with longtime boyfriend, Gerard Pique' on facebook.

Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar

Dollar General says it hasn't given up on the idea of buying Family Dollar. While announcing second-quarter earnings Wednesday, Dollar General's CEO reiterated his intentions.

8 must-have travel apps

Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone. 1. AirHelp

It's official! Apple sets event for Sept. 9

Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement. What will the company unveil? "Wish we could say more," reads an invitation sent to media members on Thursday.

Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.

Obama on ISIS in Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

It's too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday.

Man arrested after Philip Seymour Hoffman death avoids jail time

Prosecutors on Thursday dropped a drug possession with intent to sell charge against a musician who was arrested earlier this year in connection with the heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.