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John Edwards goes back to practicing law

Former presidential nominee John Edwards of North Carolina will return to the practice of law, CNN affiliate WRAL reported Monday.

Woman dies after vehicle drags her 3 miles down Massachusetts road

A woman died after a vehicle struck her in a Massachusetts town late Monday and dragged her for more than three miles, police said.

After the storm: Midwesterners try to recover after string of deadly tornadoes

Now the long, arduous road to recovery begins. Hundreds of families in the Midwest must find a way to rebuild their lives after 76 reported tornadoes destroyed almost everything they had.

Albuquerque puts late-term abortion to a referendum

Albuquerque, New Mexico's largest city, will attempt something Tuesday that is believed to be a first on a city level: a municipal referendum to ban late-term abortions.

Long-term Pill use may double glaucoma risk

Women who used birth control pills for three years or more have twice the risk of developing glaucoma later in life, according to new research.

Corvette named Automobile of the Year

Automobile Magazine on Saturday named the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray its "Automobile of the Year."

1 million PlayStation 4's sold in first 24 hours

Over 1 million PlayStation 4's were sold in the first 24 hours after the game console went on sale early Friday, Sony said.

Google, Microsoft move to block child porn

Google and Microsoft are teaming up to try to rid the internet of child pornography.

Tornadoes rip through Midwest, killing 6 and devastating neighborhoods

Hundreds of thousands of people were without power and hundreds were without homes across the Midwest on Monday after powerful storms wreaked havoc in three states.

Dallas Zoo lion kills lioness in front of visitors

A lion at the Dallas Zoo bit and killed a lioness in their exhibit as visitors watched Sunday afternoon in an attack officials said they couldn't immediately explain.