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Montana appeals former teacher's one-month sentence for rape of teen

 Montana is fighting to get a former teacher back behind bars after he served only a month for raping a 14-year-old girl.

Small plane crashes in Alaska, killing 4

Four people died when a small plane with 10 aboard crashed in southwestern Alaska on Friday evening, authorities said.

National guardsman reunited with dog days after tornado destroys town

 You don't find too many happy stories in the aftermath of a tornado, but Spc. Jacob Montgomery is telling one.

Obama: People do think I'm trustworthy

The hits to President Obama's popularity, prompted by the botched HealthCare.gov rollout, are simply a natural fluctuation every commander-in-chief faces, Obama told interviewer Barbara Walters in an interview aired Friday.

Deadline Day: Will Obamacare website work?

A moment of truth has arrived for President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms with Saturday's self-imposed deadline to get the problem-plagued HealthCare.gov website to work properly for most users.

Police: Florida woman kills daughter holding baby, mistook her for boyfriend

A Florida woman allegedly shot her daughter to death Monday night because she thought the person knocking on her door was the boyfriend she had just fought, police said Tuesday.

Rare Psalm book sells for $14.2 million

NEW YORK (CNN) -- The world's most valuable book sold Tuesday for $14.16 million at Sotheby's in New York, according to the auction house. The rare Bay Psalm Book is the first book ever written and printed in what is now the United States.

X mark returns at site of JFK's assassination

The X sign has returned at the approximate location in Dallas where President John F.

Secrets from America's longest-married couple

John and Ann Betar were married on November 25, 1932, in the midst of the Great Depression, before World War II and the first animated full-length film, far before the invention of the PC or the popularity of television.

TED CRUZ: Supreme Court should strike down Obamacare requirements forcing violation of faith

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) Tuesday, released the following statement regarding the announcement that the U.S. Supreme Court will review Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius and Sebelius v.