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Man loses leg to flesh eating bacteria

An Indiana man is recovering at home after losing his leg to a flesh eating bacteria. It's the same kind of bacteria that made national news in Georgia and South Carolina.

Katie Holmes files for divorce from Tom Cruise

Seven years after famously jumping on a couch during an "Oprah" taping to declare his love, actor Tom Cruise and his wife, Katie Holmes, are calling it quits, his attorney said Friday.

US Attorney General Eric Holder found in contempt of Congress

The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting -- a discredited operation that has become a sharp

What the health care ruling means to you

(CNN) -- The Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act means that the predictions about how it will affect all Americans remain in place. Here are some highlights:

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare

U.S. — According to CNN, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law, with justices upholding a key provision requiring people to have health insurance.

Colorado wildfire of 'epic proportions' displaces 32,000

Predicted thunderstorms could complicate efforts Wednesday to tame an explosive wildfire that has already chased some 32,000 residents from their homes near Colorado Springs, Colorado.

FBI: Nationwide child prostitution sweep leads to 104 arrests, 79 children rescued

During a three-day law enforcement sweep targeting the problem of teenage prostitution, officers rescued 79 children and arrested 104 alleged pimps, the FBI announced Monday.

Supreme Court to rule Thursday on health care

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule Thursday on the constitutionality of the sweeping health care law championed by President Barack Obama.

Attorney: Sandusky to appeal child sex abuse convictions

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky will appeal his convictions on numerous counts of child sexual abuse, a member of his defense team says.

Supreme Court sides with U.S. in Arizona immigration case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled largely in favor of the U.S. government Monday in a controversial case involving an Arizona law that sought to crack down on illegal immigration.