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Comedian Jonathan Winters dead at 87

Actor and comedian, Jonathan Winters, died of natural causes at his home in Montecito, California, Thursday evening. Winters rose to fame while teaming up with close friend, Robin Williams, for the comedy Mork and Mindy.

Congressman: N. Korea may be able to deliver nuke warhead

A study just completed by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency says North Korea may have nuclear weapons that could be delivered by ballistic missiles, a congressman said Thursday.

Jay-Z responds to Cuban vacation critics in rap

The rapper has recorded a song that appears to take on those who criticized his recent trip to Cuba with wife Beyoncé.

First ever live, on-screen "American Idol" camera feed during commercial break tonight

In this week’s live Top 6 results show airing Thursday, April 11 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), FOX will present an on-screen double-box live camera feed of the show during a commercial break featuring official sponsors Ford, Coc

BREAKING: Georgia firefighters being held hostage by gunman

A barricaded gunman is holding five Gwinnett County, Georgia, firefighters hostage in suburban Atlanta, a Atlanta police spokesman said.

Arkansas investigates dentist who may have infected hundreds

The Arkansas Department of Health says it has begun contacting about 100 patients -- ages ranging from 14 to 22 -- treated by Dr. William Jarrod Stewart at six dental clinics around the state between November 20, 2011, and February 20, 2012.

'Gunman' holding 5 firefighters hostage in suburban Atlanta, GA

UPDATE 4:57pm:  One of five firefighters being held hostage in Suwanee, Georgia, has been released, Gwinnett County Fire spokesman Capt. Thomas Rutledge said.

USPS delivery change delayed

On Wednesday, the U.S. Postal Service said it will delay its plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery, saying "restrictive language" in Congress' temporary government funding resolution prohibits the new schedule.

You'll pay a little less for gas this summer

Drivers will get a slight break at the pump this summer, according to the latest forecast from the Energy Information Administration.

6-year-old clings to life after he was shot by 4-year-old

A 6-year-old New Jersey boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head by a 4-year-old playmate, according to authorities.