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"American Idol" Semifinal Sudden Death Rounds Continue Tonight at 7

Last night from Las Vegas, the first group of girl semifinalists performed on the stage of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles LOVE Theatre at The Mirage.

Supreme Court sides with dog, law enforcement in search case

Aldo the German shepherd and his human companions in law enforcement won an important Supreme Court appeal on Tuesday over vehicle searches for drugs and contraband.

Los Angeles Lakers owner Buss dies at age 80

Basketball Hall of Fame member Jerry Buss, who had owned the Los Angeles Lakers since the National Basketball Association franchise's resurgence and dominance began in 1979, died in Los Angeles on Monday morning, a Cedars-Sinai hospital spo

Fifth-grade boys' plot to kill a classmate thwarted

Two fifth-grade boys armed with a stolen semi-automatic gun, ammunition clip and knife plotted to kill a classmate in Washington state but were thwarted when another student informed a school employee, authorities said Thursday.

Russian meteor causes blast; hundreds injured

A meteor streaked through the skies above Russia's Urals region Friday morning, before exploding with a flash and boom that shattered glass in buildings and left hundreds of people hurt.

San Bernardino Sheriff's Department: Charred body confirmed as Christopher Dorner

Medical examiners have positively identified the body of the renegade former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, the man authorities say killed four people and wounded three others in a vendetta against his old comrades.

BBB warns of Medicare phone scam targeting seniors

Seniors nationwide are reporting scam phone calls informing them that a new Medicare card is in the mail. Hang up on suspicious callers and don't fall for this attempt to obtain your personal information. How the Scam Works:

Celebrate a Big Night of Music

On Thursday, March 7, FOX rocks with an evening of music that kicks off with a special 90-minute episode of AMERICAN IDOL  when America’s votes are tallied and the Season 12 finalists are revealed LIVE.

Do You Have "The X Factor"?

THE X FACTOR begins its next nationwide search for the best undiscovered new solo artists and vocal groups on Wednesday, March 6 in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center.

AUDIO: Authorities exchange fire with renegade ex-LAPD cop

Authorities are in the area of Big Bear Lake, California, where law enforcement sources say they have renegade ex-cop, Christopher Dorner barricaded in a cabin.