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Boehner flatly denies GOP plans to impeach Obama

House Speaker John Boehner flatly denied Tuesday that congressional Republicans are moving to impeach President Barack Obama, blasting talk about it as "a scam started by Democrats at the White House."

NCAA settlement reached over handling of head injuries

 $75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.

Court says 'Ground Zero' cross can stay

A memorial cross at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York can remain at the newly-opened facility, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

LA mom leaves kids alone in SUV as she performs sex act

A woman was arrested shortly after midnight Friday morning after deputies say she left her two children, ages 7 and 5, in an SUV parked at a Lake Charles store as she performed a sex act with her boyfriend in a nearby vehicle.

1 dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes Southern California

A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike.

Emergency landing on Florida beach kills beachgoer

A Georgia man was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for. Nancy Writebol is employed by Serving in Mission, or SIM, in Liberia and was helping the joint SIM/Samaritan's Pu

2nd 'black box' found from Air Algerie crash in Mali, U.N. official says

France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017, French President Holland declared on Saturday.

Canadian airline passenger arrested by SWAT 'mentally ill,' his father says

The 25-year-old airline passenger whose dramatic arrest by a SWAT team was captured by a cell phone was due in court Saturday.