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Homeowner leaves poop package for thieves

Revenge is a dish best served cold and in the case of a D.C. couple, stinky. After falling victim to thieves who swiped packages off of their front porch several times, they decided to teach them a lesson, with a package filled with poop.

Here's what's tucked in the $1 trillion spending bill

 The Congress that has done virtually nothing for two years is wrapping up 2014 with a bang.

Good Samaritans rescue abused dog found left for dead in trash bag

A miracle dog named Gladys was getting a second chance at life thanks to good Samaritans who recently rescued the dog in Fontana after her owner or owners left her for dead.

Navy: New laser weapon works, ready for action

 The U.S. Navy says its new laser weapon works and it will use it if it has to.

Shutting down Guantanamo: Who's left and what's in the way

 A Senate report delivered a scathing indictment Tuesday of torture policies that officially ended when President Barack Obama came into office, b

Dem backlash throws spending bill in doubt

 A backlash from Democrats over add-ons to a massive government spending bill is throwing passage of the measure into doubt and once again raising concerns about a government shutdown.

28 Internet acronyms every parent should know

If you think you are tech savvy all because you know what "LOL" means, let me test your coolness. Any idea what "IWSN" stands for in Internet slang? It's a declarative statement: I want sex now.

NFL toughens policy addressing assault and domestic violence

 (CNN) -- NFL teams have unanimously endorsed a new personal conduct policy for all NFL employees after discussions that included experts on domes

The flying fungus: NASA's biodegradable drone that flies and dies

 (CNN) -- A bio-drone that dissolves after use leaving no trace it ever existed may sound like the stuff of a James Bond film, but NASA and a team

David Letterman's last show announced, clearing way for Colbert

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Mark the date, David Letterman fans: May 20 will be his final edition of "The Late Show."