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Discovery of oldest known Mayan calendar

Xultún, Guatemala — Nestled in the deep trenches of the Guatemalan rain forest, at the largest-known Classic Mayan site, Xultún, scientists have uncovered the remnants of what appears to be the earliest known Mayan calendar

FBI: Girls witnessed Mayes suicide

The two young girls were on their stomachs. From where they lay, they could see Adam Mayes, the man who took them from their home in Tennessee two weeks prior and who now had them hiding in the Mississippi woods.

Reported death, severe neck injuries prompt recall of pool slide

If you're heading to the pool this summer, be on the lookout for an inflatable water slide toy that federal authorities say can be deadly. The U.S.

Fugitive may think kidnapped girls are his, mother-in-law says

A murder and kidnap suspect may believe he's the father of the two young girls he's accused of abducting, his mother-in-law said Thursday.

Texas inmate has long history of running for office

A Texas inmate on Tuesday picked up a surprising 41 percent of the vote in the West Virginia Democratic primary against President Obama, who finished with 59 percent.

New celebrity dating show "The Choice" premieres in June

Reality stars DJ Pauly D and Rob Kardashian, model Tyson Beckford, pro football superstars Rob Gronkowski and Ndamukong Suh, singer Joe Jonas and actors Carmen Electra and Dean Cain are among the celebrities who will vie for love on the hottest summe

President Obama voices support for same-sex marriage

U.S. — President Barack Obama, who previously said his views on the issue were "evolving," said Wednesday he supports same-sex marriage.

FOX's ANIMATION DOMINATION celebrates Mother's Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day, the animated kids of FOX Sundays reveal below what they’re getting their moms – Donna Tubbs, Marge Simpson, Linda Belcher, Lois Griffin and Francine Smith.

Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' dies

Maurice Sendak, author of the classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," has died, a spokeswoman for HarperCollins Publishers said Tuesday. He was 83.

Alleged Tennessee murderer, kidnapper has Texas ties

The FBI said Monday night that a Tennessee mother and her 14-year-old daughter are dead, through the man they believe abducted them -- along with two other daughters -- remains at large.