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LIST: Most stolen vehicles in America

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) recently released the most stolen vehicles in the U.S. 

All clear at Army's Fort Lee after 'active shooter incident'

A female soldier with a gun who caused a lockdown on Monday at Fort Lee in Virginia shot and wounded herself, the Army installation said in a statement after the all-clear was given.

Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A group of hackers calling themselves "Lizard Squad" has taken down several popular online video game networks and possibly diverted an American Airlines jet carrying a Sony executive.

What's black and white and cuddly and marking a birthday?

US-Giant-Panda-Birthday-1 (Originally Published: 8/23/2014 8:46 PM) Highlights Bao Bao is a giant panda cub at at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington

Man shot, killed at Wiz Khalifa concert in California

(CNN) -- A night of revelry and music turned deadly in Northern California, where a man was fatally shot at a Wiz Khalifa concert, police said Saturday.

3 African-Americans on 12-person grand jury weighing Ferguson shooting case

(CNN) -- Ever since it happened, race has been front-and-center in the vigorous debate over the fatal shooting of African-American teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer.

Mexico's president unveils new police force

One of Mexico's President Peña Nieto's promises during his campaign was to create a new national police force. On Friday, he unveiled a 5,000 member force. They will be stationed in mostly rural areas.

Detective: Couple lured Amish girls with dog, planned on enslaving them

A puppy was used to lure two Amish girls into a car in upstate New York, with the captors plotting to enslave the sisters, authorities said.

Lauryn Hill releases song in support of Ferguson

Lauryn Hill has been performing her song "Black Rage" in concert for years, but on Wednesday she released a recording of the song in support of the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the Michael Brown incident.

Scott Weiland: I'm not in jail

Well played, fake Scott Weiland.

Ashes of Robin Williams scattered in San Francisco Bay

The body of Robin Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay. The actor/comedian was found dead in his Northern California home on August 11, 2014.

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns Monday

We might as well just call it the "cup of fall." Mark your calendars, because according to reports, Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns August 25, 2014! It's so popular that it even has it's own Twitter page.

Feeling lucky? Might want to pick up a "Mega Millions" ticket

If you're feeling lucky, you might want to pick up a "Mega Millions" ticket.

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.

Florida town passes law banning saggy pants

A Florida town has banned people -- let's face it, young people -- from wearing saggy pants. A councilwoman for Ocala pushed for passage of the law, but the town's Mayor Kent Guinn may ultimately veto the fashion police.