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Gunfire strikes 7 people on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

 Gunfire struck seven people on Bourbon Street in New Orleans early Sunday, police spokesman Frank Robertson said.

Congressional candidate feels opponent is a body double

  An Oklahoma congressional candidate has announced he plans to contest Tuesday's primary election of long time Rep.

Police: Tanning nanny leaves kids in van on 90-degree day

 A nanny is accused of leaving a baby and a toddler in a van with the windows up while she was at a tanning salon on a 90-degree day.

GM's 'culture' blamed for current crisis

 A corporate culture that stopped acknowledging problems is why General Motors is in its current predicament, according to a former quality manager for the automaker.

Toddler's dad researched hot-car deaths of children online, officer said in warrant

 The suspect in a Georgia toddler's death told police he used the Internet to research child deaths inside vehicles, a search warrant said.

Aereo suspending its streaming TV service

  Aereo, the streaming TV service, will shut down -- only temporarily, it says -- in the wake of Wednesday's climactic Supreme Court ruli

Source: Mexican helicopter crossed border, fired shots near U.S. agents

A Mexican law enforcement helicopter crossed into Arizona and fired two shots near U.S. border agents in what Mexican authorities later acknowledged was a mistake, a U.S. law enforcement official said Friday.

5 key questions about Georgia toddler Cooper Harris' hot-car death

 It's hard to think of a young child, strapped into a car seat under a baking sun, slowly succumbing to a hellish death. It's even harder to think that it could have been anything other than a tragic accident.

'Nightmare Nanny' Won't Move Out 3 Weeks After Being Fired: Upland Couple

Upland, CA (KTLA) -- Upland couple Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte were caught in what they described Thursday as a "nanny nightmare." The Bracamontes fired their live-in nanny three weeks ago, but said the woman was refusing to leave and even thre

Seth MacFarlane pledges up to $1 million for 'Reading Rainbow'

LeVar Burton's campaign to revive "Reading Rainbow" just got a big boost.