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Man due to plead guilty to shooting at Connecticut mosque

A Connecticut man is scheduled to plead guilty Thursday to firing a rifle at a mosque next to his home shortly after the terrorist attacks in Paris in November

Police: 3 knives, other blades used in Chicago family deaths

Chicago police believe three weapons with blades were used to kill five of six family members whose bodies were found last week in their home on the city's Southwest Side

Asking For A Friend: How Do You Deal With An Ex?

Handling an ex-relationship can get tricky, so we are asking one of the top dating coaches in the country all the awkward questions for you.

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Town building public beer fountain

A town in Slovenia is deciding to invest $400,000 to create a public beer fountain. The hope is that tourists will come and check it out and drink their local beers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.

Why Are Elephants Wandering Into Indian Towns?

Asian elephants are normally considered docile, but when they wander into towns looking for food, they can become confused and extremely aggressive.

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress a step away from permanently barring state, local governments from taxing Internet

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

A utility says it has stopped the leak from a ruptured well that gushed massive amounts of natural gas near Los Angeles for 16 weeks

Marco Rubio's Candy Bar Catastrophe Ends In Dental Work

Marco Rubio had to take a break from campaigning to make a stop at a dentist's office after he cracked his molar on a frozen Twix bar.

Obama plans to nominate King as education secretary

President Barack Obama has decided to nominate John B. King Jr. as education secretary

Berlin Film Festival to open in German capital

The Berlin International Film Festival is opening in the German capital _the first of the year's major European movie festivals _ with Meryl Streep presiding over the jury that will choose the winners

Records detail break-in attempt by man questioned in killing

Court documents show a man questioned in the killing of Colorado's prisons chief brazenly tried to break into the home of a former corrections employee

Ex-Irish bank executive agrees to return to Ireland

The former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank has dropped his fight against extradition and agreed to return to Ireland to face fraud charges

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Scientist announce gravitational waves, hailed greatest discovery of the decade

Anytime a scientific discovery is called the greatest of the decade, it's a big deal. Scientists from the group known as LIGO are saying they've found proof of Gravitational Waves, something Einstein predicted 100 years ago but never thought would be detected. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Reports Claim Catholic Bishops Aren't Required To Report Sexual Abuse

A Vatican training document allegedly says victims and their guardians are responsible for reporting child sex abuse cases that occur in the church.

Magazine publisher Time Inc. buys what's left of MySpace

MySpace, not dead yet, acquired by Time Inc. in a reach for better ad targeting

Dems seek drug abuse funds as election-year issue sharpens

Democrats are calling for hundreds of millions of dollars to combat drug abuse but are meeting resistance from Republicans

A Russian Space Center Helped OK Go Film A Music Video In Zero Gravity

OK Go made another intricate music video. This time, the band members were floating weightless around the cabin of a plane.

House bill would allow drug testing for food stamps

A key Republican is renewing a GOP push to allow drug tests for low-income food stamp recipients

Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

An opposition activist group and a rebel commander say Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military air base in northern Syria

Arraignment set for Oklahoma man in co-worker's beheading

A man accused of beheading a co-worker with a large butcher knife at a suburban Oklahoma City food processing plant is scheduled to formally enter a plea to a first-degree murder charge

Standoff over guns at Tennessee legislative office complex

If it's up to the Republican speakers of the state House and Senate, the more than half-million Tennesseans with handgun carry permits will soon be able to be armed inside the legislative office complex

Only One Presidential Candidate Is Reportedly Paying Interns

Of all the candidates running for president, there's apparently only one who gives interns an hourly wage.

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Goat facing 7 years in jail for eating flowers

A goat in India is staring down a seven year prison sentence for eating its neighbors flowers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

Valentine's Day Is Such Garbage In Lebanon

Lebanon's government hasn't found a solution for the country's ongoing garbage problem. Cue the clowns.