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David Letterman announces retirement

After appearing on late night television for more than 30 years now, David Letterman announced that he will retire next year. Letterman's current contract expires in 2015 and he will not renew it.

You may notice something different next time you walk down the cereal aisle

If you're heading to the grocery store anytime soon, this story may change the way you look at the cereal aisle because the cereal boxes are actually looking at you.  

'Shocking' report on CIA interrogation closer to public release

(CNN) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday for the public release of key parts of a report on the notorious CIA detention and interrogation program launched after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Three Army women honored for extraordinary courage, character

The Department of Defense honored three women yesterday, for their exceptional character, courage, and commitment to Army values.

Skydiver participating in world record attempt falls to her death

A German skydiver who was participating in a 222-person jump in Arizona was killed Thursday when her main parachute malfunctioned, officials said. Police in Eloy said Diana Paris, 46, of Berlin, was killed Thursday morning.

Grandmother frozen alive in hospital morgue

It's a case that sounds like the plot of a horror movie. A family claims a woman was prematurely declared dead at a hospital and woke up in a body bag, only to die in a freezer where her body was stored.

Chrysler SUV recall

It seems to be becoming a trend lately. Another "big three" automaker, has issued another big recall. This time it's Chrysler giving a warning to its customers. The automaker is recalling about 870-thousand SUV's.

PA Supreme Court won't review Sandusky case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court won't review the Jerry Sandusky case.

New maps may hold clues to brain mysteries

 The many connections between different parts of the brain have no street signs or trail markers.

AT&T hiring in El Paso

AT&T is looking to hire more than 3,000 retail employees nationwide, 46 of which will be open in the El Paso area.  The company plans to hire the retail sales and sales management employees over the next several months.  The compa

Tijuana cop to face U.S. federal court after heroin, meth arrest

A Tijuana, Mexico, police officer will appear in a U.S. federal court next week after being arrested on a charge of possession with intent to distribute almost 20 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine.

Save your tax refund, win the lottery

By saving a small chunk of your tax refund, you could hit a 25-thousand-dollar jackpot. The nonprofit, Doorways to Dreams fund, has created a new lottery to encourage people to save rather than spend.

Letter reveals past NSA spying on U.S. citizens

A letter from Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sheds new light on NSA spying on Americans. The letter to Senator Ron Wyden was posted online by the Washington Post.

Burglar stuck in a tough spot during break-in

A North Carolina man has been arrested and charged with burglary after getting stuck in the ventilator shaft of an Arby's for nearly ten hours.