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Low-speed chase ends with police nabbing tortoise

"Slow and steady wins the race" may be the moral of a children's tale, but the adage didn't hold up over the weekend in the case of Clark the tortoise vs. California police.

Potato salad crowd funder raises $55,000 and promised 3,330 people "a bite"

Congratulations, Internet. You've successfully raised $55,492 so an Ohio man can make potato salad for the first time.

2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here is a look at the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. Facts: The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The areas covered include the North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.

U.S. doctor quarantines himself at home after treating Ebola patients in Liberia

A retired American doctor who was working with Ebola patients in West Africa returned to the United States -- and put himself in quarantine.

Obama: U.S. 'crossed a line' and tortured after 9/11 attacks

President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States "crossed a line" and tortured al Qaeda detainees after the 9/11 terror attacks.

Tropical Storm Bertha 'poorly organized' as its soaks Caribbean

Bertha isn't getting bigger -- and that's good news for those in the Caribbean.

The manhunt ended after CNN's 'The Hunt' tip: Who was Charles Mozdir?

The mugshot shows a fairly clean-cut man with short hair, his head cocked, sporting a half-smile. That was Charles Mozdir in 2012, when he stood accused of molesting a then 5-year-old boy in California.

They got Hoffa-ed: Lives turned upside down in search for Teamsters boss

The knock came for Pat Szpunar one afternoon in September 2012. At her door on a quiet corner in Roseville, a northeast suburb of Detroit, stood two local police detectives.

65 die in China factory explosion, says state news

A factory explosion killed 65 people early Saturday in China, according to state news agency Xinhua. The blast in the eastern Jiangsu Province injured an additional 150 people, Xinhua said, citing officials.

Water alert affects more than 400,000 in Toledo, Ohio

Don't use, drink, cook with, or even boil any of the water in Toledo, Ohio. Restaurants should close up for the day.