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Meteor explodes over Arizona; big meteor shower begins

A resounding boom over Tucson, Arizona, roused residents from their dinner tables Tuesday and had them pointing up to the sky.

NTSB probes fatal Asiana Flight 214 crash

The first officer aboard Asiana Flight 214 told investigators that he called out the plane's excessive sink rate -- its rate of descent -- "more than four times" in the two minutes before the plane crashed, according to informatio

VIDEO: Prank leaves woman glued to toilet seat at Home Depot

A woman in Georgia says she wants answers after an apparent prank in a restroom left her with serious injuries. Reporter Tony Thomas spoke with the woman, who wants answers from the store and the person who put glue on the toilet seat.

VIDEO: Kissing 6 year-old suspended for sexual harassment

A six-year-old boy kissed a classmate and got suspended for sexual harassment! Now his mom is fighting to get the incident removed from his school record, Bonnie Silkman spoke with the little boy about what happened.

GM names Mary Barra as CEO - first woman to run major automaker

General Motors on Tuesday promoted insider Mary Barra to serve as the new chief executive officer, the first female head of a major U.S. automaker.

18 Los Angeles County deputies charged in federal civil rights, corruption probe

Eighteen current and former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies were indicted as part of an FBI investigation into alleged civil rights abuses and corruption, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Colorado town's vote on drone ordinance postponed

Phillip Steel, a resident of Deer Trail, Colorado, is ready to fight for the Old West values he feels are being threatened by drones.

LIST: 2013 bowl game schedule

The 2013 college football regular season has come to an end and now all that's left are bowl games to usher out the Bowl Championship Series era before the College Football Playoff begins in 2014.

It's coast to coast: Rare winter weather slams virtually entire U.S.

Flights are canceled, cars are piling up in icy crashes, and millions are stranded -- many at home, others along roads. And this isn't just typical winter fare slamming the Northeast.

American Airlines, US Airways to form largest air carrier Monday

 A deal to form the world's largest airline is set to be inked Monday.