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Bail set at $100,000 for man accused of Boston bomb hoax

A judge on Wednesday set bail at $100,000 for a man accused of carrying a fake bomb near a Boston crowd that was marking the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Business savior or a sin? Jesus smokes weed in Seattle burger ad

The advertisement inevitably raised some eyebrows. Heck, it was intended to.

Ebola goes viral in city with 2M residents, experts hope it doesn't go global

It took only moments to feel the impact of what was happening here.

4 dead, almost 300 missing after South Korean ship sinks

Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

New Banksy street art appears, disappears

Now you see it, now you don't. New street art by famously anonymous graffiti artist Banksy has been removed from a wall just hours after it was tracked down to a street in the British city of Bristol.

Facebook to make mobile users download Messenger

Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.

'A scammer stole my tax refund'

Pamela Knighton, a 51-year-old social worker from Cuthbert, Ga. who earns less than $25,000 a year, had been really looking forward to her $4,300 tax refund last year.

Donald Trump may buy Buffalo Bills

Donald Trump says he wasn't kidding about possibly buying the Buffalo Bills. Trump expressed interest in buying the Bills weeks ago but skeptics accused him of making a play for publicity.

Michelle Obama and first dogs visit military families on Walter Reed campus

First lady Michelle Obama visited military families on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Monday, with first dogs Bo and Sunny in tow.

'We are America, we own the finish line,' Biden says at Boston bombing memorial

A moment of silence at the finish line, the tolling of church bells and a solemn flag-raising ceremony capped the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing Tuesday.

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

On May 13, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Kyle J. White, a former active duty Army Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

Things get hairy for London barbers who put up Kim Jong Un sign

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's hair is no laughing matter. Not for the country's embassy employees in London, at least.

Today marks 102 year anniversary of the Titanic sinking

102 years ago today, the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

Senator Reid on ranch cattle battle, "We can't have an American people that violate the law."

Tempers have cooled over a cattle dispute that threatened to turn violent, in Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management started rounding up cattle, owned by a family that has been ranching since the 1800's.