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POLICE: Grandson of Malcolm X beat to death in Mexico

The grandson of civil rights activist Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz, died in a Mexico City hospital after suffering an apparent beating, police told CNN.

Cornyn, other Texas Republicans slam IRS for ‘Orwellian persecution’ of conservative groups

Texas Republicans reacted angrily to the Internal Revenue Service’s confession today that its agents had flagged conservative groups for additional review during the 2012 election season.

VIDEO: 11-year-old shoots 12-year-old boy in face

A 12-year-old is recovering from a shot to the face by an 11-year-old. It happened at this apartment complex in camden, new jersey. Police say the two boys were home with a 19-year-old when the shot was fired.

7 don't-miss U.S. beer fests

Forget the tuba and accordion. Put away the lederhosen, and keep the beer steins on the shelf. The vast majority of today's beer festivals have little in common with the traditional Oktoberfest celebration.

Could '24' come back to Fox?

Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer might be back on TV before we ever see that long-awaited "24" movie.

DNA test shows captor fathered girl, Ohio AG's office says

DNA tests confirm that Ariel Castro is the father of a 6-year-old girl born to one of the three women he is accused of keeping in captivity for close to a decade, the Ohio attorney general's office said Friday.

Marines on alert if U.S. personnel evacuate Libya

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Several dozen combat-ready U.S.

Marines on alert if U.S. personnel evacuate Libya

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Several dozen combat-ready U.S.

Criminal probe started in Texas fertilizer plant blast

Texas authorities are launching a criminal investigation into last month's deadly fertilizer distribution facility explosion in West, Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Friday.

SSA releases annual 'Top Baby Names', Jacob & Sophia top list

The Social Security Administration has released their annual list of the "Top Baby Names" for 2012!