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Reel-y? 280-pound catfish reportedly caught in Italy's Po River

Catfish come in all varieties, shapes and sizes, some big and some small. And one downright gigantic, apparently now swimming in a river in Italy.

Boehner-McConnell gap sign of likely DHS shutdown

They've known for months that Congress would face a late February deadline to keep the Department of Homeland Security running.

Netanyahu says no to Dem meeting: 'Misperception of partisanship'

JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined an invitation to hold a closed-door session with Democratic senators during his visit to Washington next month, saying such a meeting would "compound the misperception of partisans

For sale: Boston snow, starting at $19.99

The only thing crazier than a guy in snowbound Massachusetts boxing up the powdery white stuff and offering it for sale online? People are actually buying it. For $89, self-styled entrepreneur Kyle Waring will ship you 6 pounds of Boston-area

FBI: Three men in New York attempted to join ISIS

One of three men arrested in an attempt to join ISIS in Syria vowed to shoot President Barack Obama, according to a complaint released in a Brooklyn, New York, federal court Wednesday.

More lawsuits in UNC academic scandal; whistleblower settles with university

Three more athletes who say they were scammed out of an education at the University of North Carolina are now suing over academic fraud, and the whistleblower who exposed the fake-class system has now settled her lawsuit with the university. Fo

Roman Polanski appears in Polish court for extradition hearing

He was an acclaimed film director.

Lawsuit says Purina food harms dogs; company denies allegations

Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has "resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs," a lawsuit says. The eight kinds of Beneful dog food have caused internal bleeding, liver failure, vomiting, diarrhea, weigh

Giuliana Rancic apologizes on air for Zendaya hair comments

Amid criticism for her comments about one star's hair, Giuliana Rancic may want to stick to critiquing the clothing at awards shows.

State Department official arrested, accused of soliciting sex from minor

A U.S. State Department official was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of soliciting sex from a minor, Fairfax County police said.