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

An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus inside a western Virginia mall Friday, walked in and opened fire -- wounding two women -- before authorities subdued him.

Detainees, U.S. guards clash at Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo Bay detainees wielding "improvised weapons" clashed Saturday with guards, an episode that occurred amid simmering tensions at the U.S. military base.

Funeral held for Canadian teen allegedly raped and bullied

More than 100 people gathered at a church in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Saturday for the funeral of a 17-year-old girl who hanged herself after she was allegedly gang-raped and a picture of the incident went viral.

Sandy Hook mom delivers presidential radio address

For the first time in his White House tenure, President Barack Obama handed the weekly address to someone outside his administration.

From anger to forgiveness: Man befriends brother's killer

The day Anthony Colon heard his older brother had been gunned down in East Harlem, he began struggling with a rage that would last for years. The anger wore him down. He missed him desperately.

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

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.

Arizona teacher forces kids to write "I want to die in a fire" as punishment

A Tucson, Arizona family claims a teacher told his class to write, "I want to die in a fire" for punishment for misbehaving during a fire drill.

Obama's tax returns: Income drops

President Obama and the first family saw their income drop slightly in 2012, according to tax returns released by the White House on Friday.

Your taxes are almost due!

You've had months to procrastinate, but now it's crunch time. Despite delays to the kick-off of tax season, Monday, April 15 is still the deadline to get your taxes to Uncle Sam.

N.Y. school district apologizes for teacher's Nazi Germany assignment

An upstate school system apologized Friday after students got a writing assignment in which they were instructed to prove their loyalty to Nazi Germany by arguing Jews are "evil" and the source of that government's problems.