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Detective: Couple lured Amish girls with dog, planned on enslaving them

A puppy was used to lure two Amish girls into a car in upstate New York, with the captors plotting to enslave the sisters, authorities said.

Lauryn Hill releases song in support of Ferguson

Lauryn Hill has been performing her song "Black Rage" in concert for years, but on Wednesday she released a recording of the song in support of the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the Michael Brown incident.

Scott Weiland: I'm not in jail

Well played, fake Scott Weiland.

Perry lawyers will challenge indictment next week

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Efforts to raise teacher certification standards falter

A billboard that periodically springs up along Texas highways asks two questions: Want to teach? When can you start?

Ashes of Robin Williams scattered in San Francisco Bay

The body of Robin Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay. The actor/comedian was found dead in his Northern California home on August 11, 2014.

Texas Governor Rick Perry to be arraigned Friday

The first hearing related to the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry begins today, Friday.  An Austin grand jury indicted Perry last Saturday, charged him with abuse of power and coercion of a public servant.

Analysis: For Perry, it's all in the timing

 

Glitches threaten ACA coverage for some immigrants

 

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns Monday

We might as well just call it the "cup of fall." Mark your calendars, because according to reports, Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns August 25, 2014! It's so popular that it even has it's own Twitter page.

Feeling lucky? Might want to pick up a "Mega Millions" ticket

If you're feeling lucky, you might want to pick up a "Mega Millions" ticket.

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.

Florida town passes law banning saggy pants

A Florida town has banned people -- let's face it, young people -- from wearing saggy pants. A councilwoman for Ocala pushed for passage of the law, but the town's Mayor Kent Guinn may ultimately veto the fashion police.

Grand jury to mull Michael Brown case; prosecutor says 'not going to rush it'

Two months. It looks like it might be that long before a local grand jury decides whether to bring charges in the death of Michael Brown -- the loud, passionate calls for swift justice notwithstanding.

A&M announces Spanish sports radio network for Aggies