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Tornadoes touch down in Texas, U.S. lawmakers react to an IRS scandal, and a workshop helps students build character as they build bikes.
Richard "Dick" Trickle -- who made a name for himself as a NASCAR driver -- died Thursday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, a North Carolina sheriff's office said.
The U.S. Marshals Service has been "unable to locate" two former participants in the federal Witness Security Program "identified as known or suspected terrorists," according to an interim Justice Department inspector general's report obtained by CNN.
Six people were killed and more than 100 people were injured after tornadoes ripped through north Texas, hitting Habitat for Humanity homes the hardest.
Columbia University is seeking to alter the 1920 charter of one of its graduate school fellowships which is still limited "to persons of the Caucasian race," though the fellowship has not been granted in years.
A 18-year-old teenager from Katy, Texas, captured the largest certified alligator in Texas during a recent public hunt.
CNN's Casey Wian has the latest on the Arias trial where jurors will decide on the death penalty or a life sentence.
Call it a historic technological achievement. Call it a victory lap across America. Call it a shameless promotion for a controversial energy agenda. Its owners simply call it Solar Impulse.
The Oasis Bike Workshop provides inner-city youth with the tools to fix and build bikes from the ground up.
The hurricane season opened Wednesday with a flourish -- and more specifically, with the debut of its first named storm, Tropical Storm Alvin.
Romance may be getting short shrift among college students these days, replaced instead with quick "hookups" devoid of any real emotion, a new book argues.
LZ Granderson says instead of reducing the blood alcohol content threshold, how about enforcing existing laws better?
My mom, Stanford professor Nalini Ambady, needs a bone marrow transplant as soon as possible. But donors of South Asian descent are in short supply.
It's been 17 years since Dolly the sheep was cloned from a mammary cell. And now scientists applied the same technique to make the first embryonic stem cell lines from human skin cells.
Police sources have shed new light on exactly what happened when police confronted the two Boston bombing suspects, triggering a gun battle unlike anything recently seen on the streets of of an American city.
The White House released more than 100 pages of e-mails on Wednesday in a bid to quell critics who say President Barack Obama and his aides played politics with national security following the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
The Sacramento Kings won't be headed north to Seattle after all -- despite its owners reaching a deal to sell the team to a Washington state group -- after NBA executives voted Wednesday to reject such a move.
Donna Brazile says lack of transparency and due process at GOP-led hearings shows their true intent: To damage Clinton's presidential prospects, and Obama's credibility