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Paul Revere's 1795 time capsule unearthed

A time capsule buried by patriots Samuel Adams and Paul Revere more than two centuries ago was unearthed Thursday in Boston.

5 church members accused of beating gay parishoner

A Grand Jury indicted five members of a church in North Carolina for beating a fellow church-goer, allegeldy because he's gay.

Brazilian man says he killed 39 women in Rio de Janeiro region

A Brazilian man has confessed to killing 39 women in the Rio de Janeiro region, police said Thursday -- shocking claims that, if confirmed, would make him one of the most prolific serial killers in the country's history.

ISIS: Enslaving, having sex with 'unbelieving' women, girls is OK

Can you take non-Muslim women and children captive? Yes, says ISIS. Can you have sex with them, even prepubescent girls? Yes, according to the Islamist extremist group. Can you sell them or give them as gifts to others?

Cleveland police's fatal shooting of Tamir Rice ruled a homicide

The death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy who was shot last month by a Cleveland police officer who authorities say mistook the child's air gun for a real firearm, has been ruled a homicide, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Frida

Judge dismisses cases to take care of personal business

Nashville, TN (WSMV) -- Almost 20 people ready to face a judge had their cases dismissed last week without a word of evidence. Now, they're hearing that instead of their charges being dropped, they will have to return to court. Judge Lynda Jo

Visiting soldier can't stay in wife's Central apartment, landlord says

Central, SC (WHNS) -- A soldier returning home for the holidays to see his wife and newborn baby in Central is being kicked out of his wife's apartment after the landlord said he is overstaying the time allowed for visitors. Sergeant William Bolt

Jessica Chambers' phone provides leads, prosecutor says

In this patch of rural Northwest Mississippi, the tire tracks stand out. They lead up an embankment to a tree, partially scorched from the car fire that would ultimately kill Jessica Chambers

Homeowner leaves poop package for thieves

Revenge is a dish best served cold and in the case of a D.C. couple, stinky. After falling victim to thieves who swiped packages off of their front porch several times, they decided to teach them a lesson, with a package filled with poop.

Here's what's tucked in the $1 trillion spending bill

 The Congress that has done virtually nothing for two years is wrapping up 2014 with a bang.