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Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam sign on to headline 2013 Voodoo Music Experience

NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — The annual music festival held in New Orleans over Halloween weekend has announced that Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails will headline this year’s event.

Griner brings new hype to WNBA draft

Brittney Griner's career is unmatched by any other player in NCAAW basketball history, and Monday, she will bring a new hype to the WNBA draft.

2013 Earth Day on the Ground Level

Since its inception in 1970, the Earth Day phenomenon has led to enormous growth in understanding of the consequences we face if we do not take care of our natural resources.

“Louie the Lightning Bug” Rides Again!

Beginning April 15, thousands of elementary school students in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana will enjoy entertaining and educational live theatre performances of The Further Adventures of Louie the Lightning Bug, a program that teache

Iraq bombings kill at least 25, wound more than 170

BAGHDAD (CNN) -- A series of car bombings across Iraq on Monday killed at least 25 people and wounded more than 170 others, police said. The 24 attacks took place in Baghdad, Kirkuk, Baquba, Tuz Khurmato and Hilla.

U.S. government moves to ban 'fake pot'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The U.S. government moved on Friday to essentially prohibit the sale or distribution of three synthetic forms of marijuana, also known as "fake pot."

On North Korea's big day, Kerry underlines conditions for talks

As North Koreans celebrated the birthday on Monday of their country's late founder, U.S.

Police: Student shot 2 women at Virginia community college before being subdued

An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus located inside a western Virginia mall on Friday, walked in, then opened fire -- wounding two women -- before being subdued by an off-duty security guard and two police officers, authorities

Search for man missing in Washington state avalanche may resume Monday

The search for a missing man who was caught in an avalanche in Washington state over the weekend could resume at first light on Monday, a spokeswoman for the King County Sheriff's Office said. The effort to find Mitch Hungate was suspended indefin

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.