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  • VIDEO: New Jersey teen sues parents for tuition

    A New Jersey teenager is suing her parents for tuition after saying they abandoned her when she turned 18.

    March 4, 2014

  • Meth-South Mississippi REGIONAL: Cartels send ice from super labs to Mississippi

    An underworld that traffics meth has found its way to South Mississippi, with Mexican drug cartels sending small groups to handle the delivery of meth in its most potent form.

    March 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • In minimum wage debate, Wal-Mart poised for a Ford moment

    One hundred years later, U.S. companies including Gap and Wal-Mart Stores are caught up in the debate over raising pay - this time an increase in the federal minimum wage. President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats want to raise it to $10.10 an hour from $7.25, saying doing so will bolster the economy and reduce income inequality.

    February 21, 2014

  • lp.jpg Homeland Security sets sights on national database of license plates

    The Department of Homeland Security wants a private company to create a national license plate tracking system that would give the agency access to vast amounts of information from commercial and law enforcement license plate readers, according to a government proposal that does not specify what privacy safeguards would be put in place.

    February 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • California Drought Calif. water politics complicate Brown's decisions

    As California struggles to cope with its historic drought, Gov. Jerry Brown is facing increasing pressure to tackle longstanding problems in the state's water storage and delivery systems at a time when the politics of the issue have never been more tangled.

    February 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • barbour021614.jpg Teen mom says she's a mass murderer

    At 13, Miranda Barbour says she reluctantly helped kill her first victim in Alaska, but then went on a spree of slayings in California, Texas, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Local, state and federal authorities are investigating her claim made in a jailhouse interview with the Sunbury, Pa., Daily Item.

    February 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Winter Weather Georgi_Shav.jpg Messy storm makes its way across the South leaving thousands without power

    Across the South, winter-weary residents woke up Wednesday to a region encased in ice, snow and freezing rain, with forecasters warning that the worst of the potentially “catastrophic” storm is yet to come.

    February 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • FACT CHECK: Anti-Obamacare chorus is off key

    EDITOR'S NOTE: An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story

    February 6, 2014

  • Military dog captured by Taliban fighters, who post video of their captive

    In the annals of prisoner of war videos, this seems to be a first. A slightly befuddled Belgian Malinois appears on a tight leash, surrounded by heavily armed, bearded men boasting of their battlefield loot.

    February 6, 2014

  • Screen shot 2014-01-30 at 12.18.04 PM.png 3 best apps to help you watch the weather

    So far it has been an interesting winter for weather. While most phones come with a native app for the basic forcast, these apps give you your weather update in whatever style suits you.

    January 31, 2014 1 Photo