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California deputy fatally shot confronting suspicious car

A California sheriff's deputy was fatally shot in the forehead when he and a partner confronted a motorist parked in a suspicious vehicle in a motel parking lot, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said Friday.

Bah Humbug: Sears is closing 77 more stores

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Sears is closing 77 Sears and Kmart stores and cutting 5,300 jobs.

Police: 2 dead, including gunman, at high school near Seattle

 [Breaking news update, posted at 4:39 p.m. ET]

TLC ends production on 'Honey Boo Boo'

 TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is ending its run.

New York Ebola case no cause for alarm, mayor says

 [Breaking news update, posted at 12:57 p.m.]

Nina Pham released from hospital, Ebola-free

She beat Ebola. Now she's eager to resume a normal life -- and reunite with her dog, Bentley.

Man attacks New York police officers with a hatchet

A man charged at four New York police officers with a metal hatchet Thursday, hitting two of them at a time of high alert for authorities concerned they might be targeted in the United States and Canada.

Football coach reinstated after controversial 'watermelon ritual'

High school football coach Bud Walpole was offered his job back, effective Thursday, CNN affiliate WCBD reported.

Oklahoma cases solved: DNA tests show Foss Lake remains are 6 missing people

A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970. The first crack in the cold cases came when police in the

UNC report finds 18 years of academic fraud to keep athletes playing

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina (CNN) -- For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing indep