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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.

When evidence goes viral

In the cases that make the news, the stories are often murky and much debated. The hazy memories usually involve underage drinking, bad decisions, sexual acts, photos snapped and shared.

Pennsylvania doctor faces death penalty for performing abortions past 24 weeks

A Pennsylvania doctor is accused of performing abortions past the 24 week limit allowed by law. Even some as late as eight months into pregnancy.

LA teenager struck by school bus, listed in critcal condition

A teenager was struck by a Caddo Parish school bus right before 3:00 p.m., Friday, in the 2800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Shreveport. The child was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries.

Gov. Rick Perry: 'Now is the time to concentrate on TX infrastructure'

On Friday, Governor Rick Perry emphasized his commitment to finding long-term solutions to Texas’ growing infrastructure needs, specifically strengthening the state’s transportation infrastructure to meet the demands of our rapidly

How soon is too soon? Glee episode centers on school shooting

"Glee's" latest episode, which centers on a shooting at the show's fictional William McKinley High School, had many viewers wondering, "How soon is too soon?"

Comedian Jonathan Winters dead at 87

Actor and comedian, Jonathan Winters, died of natural causes at his home in Montecito, California, Thursday evening. Winters rose to fame while teaming up with close friend, Robin Williams, for the comedy Mork and Mindy.

Teens accused of posting pictures of sexual assault

Three teenage California boys are facing charges of sexual battery in connection with the alleged rape of a girl who subsequently committed suicide, authorities said.

In Arizona, suspicious package addressed to sheriff

A package addressed to a controversial Arizona sheriff was turned over to a bomb squad after a postal inspector deemed it suspicious.

Nuclear North Korea unacceptable, Kerry says

The United States will talk to North Korea, but only if the country gets serious about negotiating the end of its nuclear weapons program, Secretary of State John Kerry said after arriving Friday in Seoul for talks with U.S.