• Police: Man kills wife at hospital, son also dead

    STRATFORD, N.J. (AP) — A man shot and killed his hospitalized wife on Wednesday and then tried to kill himself, prompting investigators to search their home, where their son was found fatally shot, authorities said.

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  • Source: BET suspends producer after Blue Ivy joke

    NEW YORK (AP) — BET has suspended a producer after a joke about Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter that aired Monday on the network's music video countdown show, "106 & Park."

    Associated Press
  • Parents: Mom didn't understand abandoning baby

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — A newborn girl was fighting for her life a day after Utah police say her mother dumped her in a neighbor's trash can, an act the woman's parents said Wednesday that she didn't fully comprehend.

    Associated Press
  • US Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday, an encounter that could exacerbate tensions between the two countries as they work to hammer out a lasting deal over Iran's nuclear program.

    Associated Press
  • Comedian Jon Stewart Calls Out Sean Hannity’s White Privilege

    After unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer Aug. 9, Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly cut his vacation short to come back on the air and voice his outrage. The fury wasn't directed at the officer who killed Brown or the police departments that violently…

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  • John Lennon's killer sorry for being 'an idiot'

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John Lennon's imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he caused in his pursuit of notoriety nearly 34 years ago.

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  • Obama crafts legal rationale for immigration steps

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration.

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    Teen Dies After Being Rescued While Swimming

    A teenager has died after he was rescued while swimming at the Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey.

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  • Saudi Arabia beheads three convicted of murder

    Saudi authorities on Wednesday beheaded three citizens after they were convicted of murder in separate cases, the interior ministry announced, bringing to 41 the number of executions there this year. Nawaf al-Mutairi was executed in the western city of Medina for the machine-gun killing of fellow…

    AFP
  • Man arraigned in wife's death; kids still missing

    DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man was arraigned Wednesday in the slaying of his estranged wife even as the whereabouts of her two young children remained unclear.

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  • Corrupt Chinese hiding in Western nations elude Beijing's 'fox hunt'

    By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - When Yang Xiuzhu got wind in 2003 that Chinese anti-corruption investigators were looking into her affairs, she boarded a flight to Singapore. China filed an arrest warrant through Interpol for Yang, a senior official who oversaw construction projects in the…

    Reuters
  • Science just gave us another great reason to legalize pot

    We’ve learned about a couple of good medical benefits to marijuana this year and now it seems there’s another one: Using medicinal marijuana makes it less likely that you’ll become hooked on painkillers. CNN reports that a new study published this in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal finds that…

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  • Mitt Romney Bungles His 'I'm Not Running Again' Line

    Let's get one thing straight: Mitt Romney is not running for president again.

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Why are so many Britons fighting for ISIS?

    Hundreds of young men have left the U.K. to join the extremist group and have committed brutal acts in Middle East

    CBS News
  • 3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

    GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Divers on Tuesday recovered the bodies of a mother and two of her children who authorities say drowned in a popular lake west of Portland.

    Associated Press
  • NFL suspends Browns star WR Gordon for 2014 season

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver's career is in peril.

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    Over 50? Your driving experience could save you $404* on Auto Insurance.

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  • Police: Deaths of 2 dumped in river drug-related

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men were found dead in a river Wednesday, bound and weighted down with makeshift anchors and their throats slit, in drug-related abductions and killings that authorities said may also have been gang-related. A third victim who was badly wounded also was tossed in the river…

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