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Before Justine Sacco took off for Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday, she tweeted: "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!"
Authorities in New Jersey say they have four people in custody in connection with a fatal carjacking at a mall this month.
Mike Downey says Candlestick Park, due to be torn down next year, will be remembered for being cold, windy and a terrible place to play baseball
Four U.S. service members were injured when gunfire hit their aircraft during an attempt to evacuate Americans from a violence-hit South Sudanese city Saturday, a Pentagon spokesman said.
Catherine Crump says actions by a judge, an NSA review panel and the president signaled that surveillance programs may be reined in
A Texas dad defends a viral video of his son running next to his SUV as punishment for unbuckling his car seat.
After years of controversy, the Ugandan parliament has passed a bill that punishes certain acts of homosexuality with life in prison.
Pope Francis put the ideals of professionalism, service and holiness to the fore Saturday in his first Christmas message to the Curia, the Roman Catholic Church's governing body.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is sending a special envoy to South Sudan following an escalation of violence in the world's newest nation.
Nineteen school children in central China were hospitalized this week after consuming yogurt laced with poison, China's state run news agency Xinhua reported.
Five-year-old Jeremiah Oliver was last seen by his Massachusetts relatives on September 14. But the investigation into his disappearance didn't begin until last week when the authorities were first alerted to it.
One Connecticut woman said the thieves behind the massive Target data breach hit her debit card up for $1200.
Gen. Michael Carey controlled 3 nuclear arsenal units and officials say his bad behavior put his delegation at risk.
Jake Tapper talks Martin Savidge about Seaworld taking out ads to defend itself in the wake of the 'Blackfish' backlash.
A Florida teacher has been rehired after being fired for giving crayons doused in hot sauce to an autistic boy.
President Obama said "2014 can be a breakthrough year for America," but at a news conference he also reflected on a year that he can't be sad to see end.