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Woman found dead on subway tracks identified by police

WPIX -- Police have identified the body found inside the New York City subway system Sunday as a young Park Slope woman. Family members confirmed to PIX11 that the dead woman was Emily Singleton, 22, of Park Slope. Singleton had been hanging out

Rescued Hiker Talks of Hallucinations, Fending Off Animals

Orange, CA (KTLA) -- Days after her dramatic rescue from a brush-covered ledge, Kyndall Jack — the 18-year-old hiker who was missing for four days — is now home safe with her family.

6-year-old clings to life after he was shot by 4-year-old

A 6-year-old New Jersey boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head by a 4-year-old playmate, according to authorities.

Louisville takes on UCONN for NCAAW Nat'l Championship

The University of Louisville Lady Cardinals have a chance to bring a clean sweep home from "The Big Easy" to Kentucky.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

Surveillance video captured the image of two puppies that were tossed from the third floor balcony of a New Orleans hotel. The woman accused of killing the animals was arrested on felony cruelty charges.

Robert Griffin III jersey top seller for 2012-13

According to the National Football League, former Baylor quarterback, 2011 Heisman Trophy winner and Washington Redskins quarterback, Robert Griffin III, ended the fiscal year with the top selling jersey in the league.

220 km Sahara desert run: 'The toughest race on Earth'

Would you pay thousands of dollars to spend seven days running under the scorching sun of the Sahara Desert, traversing shifting sand dunes and punishing rocky plateaus for more than 220 kilometers, with all your food and kit affixed to your ba

Auschwitz survivor's social media search for long-lost twin

TEL AVIV, Israel (CNN) -- Menachem Bodner is a soft-spoken 73-year-old, who thinks carefully before he describes his first memory as a three-year old child. "I remember my mother. What she was wearing.

6.3 magnitude quake strikes southern Iran, USGS says

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit south-central Iran late Tuesday afternoon, centered about 91 kilometers southeast of Bushehr, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Bushehr is the site of a key Iranian nuclear facility.

North Korea tells foreigners in South to take safety measures

North Korea issued its latest dispatch of ominous rhetoric Tuesday, telling foreigners in South Korea they should take steps to protect themselves in the event of a conflict on the Korean Peninsula. Meanwhile, the storm of warlike words coming fro