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Canadian police: 2 charged in alleged mall shooting plot

A Canadian man and an American woman have been arrested in what Canadian authorities said Saturday was a foiled plot to carry out a mass murder-suicide at a Nova Scotia mall on Valentine's Day.

Jeb Bush's mother makes quip backing him "if America needs you"

Jeb Bush got a public blessing from his mom Friday night, who said she changed her mind about having had too many Bushes, a reference to a statement she had once made when asked if son Jeb should run for President.

1 dead in shooting at event attended by cartoonist who depicted Mohammed

Gunmen in Copenhagen, Denmark, stormed a building where controversial cartoonist Lars Vilks and his supporters had gathered Saturday, killing one man and wounding three police officers before driving away from the scene, police and witnesses sa

Actor Gary Busey hits pedestrian in Malibu parking lot, authorities say

Actor Gary Busey hit a pedestrian while he was backing out of a parking lot in Malibu, authorities said.

Risk of American 'megadroughts' for decades, NASA warns

There is no precedent in contemporary weather records for the kinds of droughts the country's West will face, if greenhouse gas emissions stay on course, a NASA study said. No precedent even in the past 1,000 years.

Over 100 whales dead after washing up on New Zealand beach

Scores of whales stranded on a remote New Zealand beach got back in the water, only to return to land -- leaving more than 100 of them dead and conservationists racing to save those clinging to life.

Unemployed mom of 4, one with cerebral palsy, wins $564M Powerball

A North Carolina Woman is stepping up to claim one of the three winning tickets in Wednesday's $564 million Powerball lottery. The Powerball numbers will change 26-year-old Marie Holmes' life forever. 

You'll never believe these dating services

OkCupid and Tinder are on the tip of every single's tongues. But those are just the tip of the iceberg. There's a whole world of dating platforms out there, including many that are realllllly niche.

Were serial killer John Wayne Gacy's clown suits illegally removed from evidence room?

John Wayne Gacy is one of America's most notorious criminals. The infamous child murderer killed thirty-three people and was put to death by lethal injection in 1994.

Rick Perry seeks second chance in New Hampshire

Rick Perry is in New Hampshire this week with one mission: to see whether Republican primary voters believe in second chances.