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'Top 5' concerns of Soldiers listed

Possible changes to military retirement benefits ranks as the number-one concern of Soldiers, the Army's top enlisted member told senators.

SeaWorld appeal of OSHA citations denied

In a closely watched ruling among those who criticize the captivity of marine mammals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday denied SeaWorld's appeal of safety citations issued by the U.S.

Aaron Hernandez associates indicted on murder charges

Two friends of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez were indicted on murder charges Friday in connection with the 2013 homicide of Odin Lloyd in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's

Girlfriend convicted of killing with stiletto heel gets life in prison

(CNN) -- Ana Trujillo, convicted of killing her Texas boyfriend by repeatedly stabbing him with a stiletto heel, has been sentenced to life in prison, a legal assistant to her attorney said Friday.

Amazon offers employees $5,000 to quit

Amazon is offering its warehouse employees up to $5,000 to quit their jobs, even as the company is in the process of adding workers and locations.

IRS chasing hundreds of new identity thieves

Tax season isn't even over, and the IRS is already starting to chase after hundreds of new identity thieves.

Anthony, NM residents gear up to clean up

If you have any junk you want to get rid of, you are in luck. The City of Anthony, New Mexico is inviting its residents to this year's Spring Community Clean-up.

Odierno: Army faces 'tough' choices in uncertain fiscal times

The chief of staff of the Army told senators "tough" choices must be made in uncertain fiscal times, and up to 46 percent of active brigade combat teams might need to be cut if full sequestration hits in 2016.

Exchange warns shoppers about used-vehicle scams

The Army & Exchange Service is warning military shoppers about scammers posing as service members offering to broker the sale of used boats, cars and motorcycles through the Exchange.

Woman throws shoe at Hillary Clinton

(CNN) -- A woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday during a speech in Las Vegas, according to the Secret Service.

Study: 'Jesus' wife' fragment not a fake

A team of scientists has concluded that a controversial scrap of papyrus that purportedly quotes Jesus referring to "my wife," is not a fake, according to the Harvard Theological Review. "

Walmart toe sucker pleads guilty

A North Carolina man was sentenced to two months in jail after he admitted to sucking a woman's toes at a Walmart.

Diamond Recovered and Returned to New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

The three carat diamond stolen from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science was returned to the museum this morning.

Chicago's $8 million push to protect students from gangs

Anxiety simmered in the days before Chicago's school year began.