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Pitch to the face apparently ends MVP contender Giancarlo Stanton's season

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins -- a contender for the National League's most valuable player award -- will apparently sit out the rest of the season after a pitched ball struck him in the face. The impact shattered bones and caused tooth

Big solar storm heading toward Earth

This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.

Dad accused of slaying kids had history with social services in South Carolina

South Carolina social workers were familiar with Timothy Jones Jr. long before police accused him of killing his five children and dumping them off a dirt road in Alabama, according to documents from the state Department of Social Services.

Richard Kiel, actor who played Bond villain 'Jaws,' dies at 74

Richard Kiel, the actor best known for playing the James Bond villain "Jaws," died Wednesday at a Fresno, California hospital, St. Agnes Medical Center spokeswoman Kelley Sanchez said.

A frightening, far-reaching new world of terror threats since 9/11

Even as smoke rose from the World Trade Center, as people clawed through rubble at the Pentagon, there was one name -- and one name only -- synonymous with terror in the United States. Al Qaeda. Times have changed, and the terror landscape ha

A frightening, far-reaching new world of terror threats since 9/11

Even as smoke rose from the World Trade Center, as people clawed through rubble at the Pentagon, there was one name -- and one name only -- synonymous with terror in the United States. Al Qaeda. Times have changed, and the terror landscape ha

Judge: Pistorius was negligent, but Steenkamp killing was not 'murder'

PRETORIA, South Africa (CNN) -- [Breaking news update 8:31 a.m. ET] Oscar Pistorius' actions were "negligent" on the night he killed Reeva Steenkamp, the judge in his trial said Thursday.

Bad Move: Loaded Rifle Found in Carry-On at DFW Airport

DFW AIRPORT (KDAF) -- When you're getting ready for a flight, what's the one thing that's scarier than flying? Getting through security, right? Well, that wasn't quite the case for one traveler flying out of DFW.

NFL looking into report that league exec saw Ray Rice video in April

The NFL on Wednesday said it is looking into an Associated Press report that a league executive received in April a copy of the video in which Ray Rice punched his now-wife in the face.

Colorado teen pleads guilty in plan to join ISIS

Shannon Maureen Conley's plan to join ISIS and serve as a nurse at a jihadist camp ended Wednesday with a guilty plea to a terror charge in a Colorado federal court.