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Country singer George Hamilton IV, 77, dies

Singer George Hamilton IV, known as the "International Ambassador of Country Music," has died at a Nashville hospital following a heart attack, the Grand Ole Opry said in a press release. He was 77.

Man arrested for torturing, mutilating cat

An Indianapolis man has been arrested for torturing and mutilating an animal after police said he shot a cat with blow darts.

Woman finds old bracelet with soldier's photo inside, works to locate owner

A central Indiana woman is on a mission to identify a soldier whose picture is in a Sterling silver bracelet.

Police search apartment, car in case of missing Virginia student

Authorities looking for a missing University of Virginia student searched an apartment and a vehicle in the college town Friday morning, said Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo.

Joan Rivers' doctor denies 'unauthorized procedure,' selfie before cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers' personal throat doctor denies "performing an unauthorized procedure" before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN.

Enterovirus D68 now in 19 states, Canada

Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.

Police: Florida felon who killed 7 wasn't allowed to have gun

A man who killed his daughter, six grandchildren and then himself Thursday in a shooting in north-central Florida was a convicted felon and therefore wasn't allowed to possess the gun he used, police said Friday.

7 ways to boost your happiness

Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.

Australian PM: Public execution terror plot foiled

Two men were charged Thursday in connection with a terror plot that Australia's prime minister said involved plans to carry out a public execution.

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.