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U.S. Navy discloses nuclear exam cheating

Senior Navy enlistees seeking credentials to train others on using nuclear reactors that power carriers and subs are under investigation for cheating on an exam that may have involved classified information, top military officials said Tuesday.

North Carolina detective indicted for killing mentally ill teenager

The North Carolina detective who shot and killed a mentally ill teenager has been indicted by a grand jury on one count of voluntary manslaughter, the Brunswick County District Attorney's office said in a news release.

Questions of preservation after ancient village found in downtown Miami

At the heart of a $600 million complex of Miami condominium and office towers, a network of holes in the ground has provided new insight into the people who were there first.

Winter storm to dump another foot of snow on the Northeast

For the second time in three days, the Northeast is getting socked with a pile of heavy, wet snow -- a foot or more of it in many places.

LAPD: Officers who shot 2 women during Dorner manhunt violated policy

Eight Los Angeles police officers violated department policy for use of deadly force when they shot two women during last year's manhunt for renegade ex-officer Christopher Dorner, police chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.

5 things to know for your New Day

Terror overshadows athletics as the Sochi Olympics near, police make arrests in connection with Philip Seymour Hoffman's drug supply, and a winter storm is piling on the snow and ice in the Northeast.

Facebook turns 10 years-old

In 2004, the Internet was a different place. No YouTube, no Twitter and fast growing , MySpace was just a year old, but February 4, 2004 saw the launch of the company that would go on to dominate the social web.

As tax season begins, avoid tax-preparer fraud

The latest arrest of a Louisiana tax preparer for state tax fraud is the thirteenth since a joint initiative between the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) and the Louisiana Department of Justice (DOJ) began in March 2013.