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2 children in Georgia home without adults die in fire

Two children -- who were among five in a suburban Atlanta house without any adults -- died and another is in critical condition following a fire, a fire department spokesman said Saturday.

Police arrest man in connection with Portland, Oregon, high school shooting Police arrest man after 4 wounded near high school

A gang task force arrested a man early Saturday in connection with a shooting near a high school in Portland, Oregon, police said.

Adrian Peterson's season-long suspension appeal denied

Adrian Peterson's appeal to his season-long suspension has been denied.

Paul Revere's 1795 time capsule unearthed

A time capsule buried by patriots Samuel Adams and Paul Revere more than two centuries ago was unearthed Thursday in Boston.

5 church members accused of beating gay parishoner

A Grand Jury indicted five members of a church in North Carolina for beating a fellow church-goer, allegeldy because he's gay.

Brazilian man says he killed 39 women in Rio de Janeiro region

A Brazilian man has confessed to killing 39 women in the Rio de Janeiro region, police said Thursday -- shocking claims that, if confirmed, would make him one of the most prolific serial killers in the country's history.

ISIS: Enslaving, having sex with 'unbelieving' women, girls is OK

Can you take non-Muslim women and children captive? Yes, says ISIS. Can you have sex with them, even prepubescent girls? Yes, according to the Islamist extremist group. Can you sell them or give them as gifts to others?

Cleveland police's fatal shooting of Tamir Rice ruled a homicide

The death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy who was shot last month by a Cleveland police officer who authorities say mistook the child's air gun for a real firearm, has been ruled a homicide, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Frida

Judge dismisses cases to take care of personal business

Nashville, TN (WSMV) -- Almost 20 people ready to face a judge had their cases dismissed last week without a word of evidence. Now, they're hearing that instead of their charges being dropped, they will have to return to court. Judge Lynda Jo

Visiting soldier can't stay in wife's Central apartment, landlord says

Central, SC (WHNS) -- A soldier returning home for the holidays to see his wife and newborn baby in Central is being kicked out of his wife's apartment after the landlord said he is overstaying the time allowed for visitors. Sergeant William Bolt