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At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

Teacher with HIV charged with sexual assault

A 43 year-old Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met online and authorities say he possibly transmitted HIV to the boy.

East Texas native, NFL star Adrian Peterson expected to play Sunday VS New Orleans

The Minnesota Vikings organization announced Monday morning East Texas native and star running back Adrian Peterson will fully participate in this week’s practices and meetings and is expected to play this Sunday in New Orleans.

The new Moto X is the best Android smartphone ever made

When was the last time you were truly delighted by your smartphone?

'Django Unchained' actress defends not giving ID to cop

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts said on CNN Monday that she refused to give a Los Angeles Police Officer her identification when he asked for it because, "I believe in America and what it stands for." Police said th

Chinese city tests out sidewalk lanes for cellphone users

Tired of bumping into people glued to their phones? One Chinese city thinks it has the answer: It has divided a sidewalk on one of its busiest streets into two lanes -- one for cellphone users and the other for those without.

A threepeat: Miss New York Kira Kazantsev crowned Miss America

Hmm, there must be something in the water in New York. For the third consecutive year, a New York beauty queen has been crowned Miss America.

Navy pilot missing after jet collision is presumed dead

A Navy pilot missing and presumed dead after two jets collided over the western Pacific Ocean has been identified as Lt. Nathan Poloski, 26, of Lake Arrowhead, California.

NFL's weekend headlines have little to do with football

There was lots of news in the NFL this weekend. Little of it had to do with the pigskin.

Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video; Washington turns attention to NFL

The growing outcry over how the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell deal with incidents of domestic violence has reached the nation's highest office.