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82-year-old man arrested after stabbing 73-year-old niece

According to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator, an 82-year-old Shreveport man was arrested by Caddo deputies this morning for stabbing his 73-year-old niece with a steak knife.

Hyperloop isn't the only transportation idea out there

With his Hyperloop proposal, Elon Musk isn't the only entrepreneur proposing ways to rev up American transportation. The man who brought us sleek, clean electric Tesla cars and SpaceX -- a private space program that successfully sent a payload to

Autism linked to induced or augmented labor, study says

As scientists struggle to understand the causes of autism, a potential new pattern has emerged: The condition is associated with induced or augmented labor, according to a new study. Induction means stimulating contractions before spontaneous labo

Suddenly, Google is making great hardware

Here's a brief history lesson for you. Three years ago, Google was where you turned to look up a recipe. To check your e-mail.

Hospital tech David Kwiatkowski, accused of multi-state hepatitis outbreak, to plead guilty

David Kwiatkowski, a hospital worker accused of causing a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis C last year, will plead guilty to all 14 charges in exchange for a prison term of 30 to 40 years. Kwiatkowski agreed to plead guilty to seven counts of tam

Army social worker thought Nidal Hasan's shooting was exercise, she tells court

An Army social worker who was preparing to deploy to Afghanistan in 2009 told a military court Monday that she thought the shooting at Fort Hood was a training exercise. She comforted a soldier who later died, she said. Capt.

56 year old cold case solved

SYCAMORE, Illinois (CNN) -- Chapter 1: A child is taken

Marine in DC may have been playing 'trust' game when shot

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Authorities are investigating the possibility that a Marine was playing a "trust" game when he shot and killed himself at the historic Marine Barracks in Washington. Lance Cpl.

Judge rules NYC's stop-and-frisk policy unconstitutional; city vows appeal

A federal judge ordered Monday that the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy be altered, finding that it violates the Constitution in part by unlawfully targeting blacks and Latinos. But city officials bristled at the c

High life brought low: Jury finds 'Whitey' Bulger guilty in killings, racketeering

BOSTON (CNN) -- Two years ago, James "Whitey" Bulger -- the famed and much-feared head of the Boston mob -- was sitting pretty in Santa Monica, California. Today, he's sitting in prison, where he could potentially spend the rest of the life. Th