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Texas couple charged with forcing nanny to work for no pay

A Houston-area couple is accused of forcing a Nigerian woman to care for their five children and home without pay, seizing her passport and not letting her leave

Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlock

Pennsylvania state government is setting a new state record for gridlock

Why Does Marco Rubio Want You To Call Him Bae?

Some political candidates try really hard to convince America they're cool, even if no one asked for that.

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Man casually trips suspect on the run from police

A civilian in England decided to help the cops out by tripping the alleged drug dealer they were running after. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire In Front Of Kensington Palace

Police received a call about a man acting suspiciously early Tuesday morning. When they arrived, they found a man in his 40s on fire.

In Tech: Google ads, Verizon video, domain leadership

Google offers grants for ads against extremism, Verizon exempts its own service from data caps, domain-name group gets new leader

VA hospitals compare favorably on deaths, readmission rates

Veterans' hospitals compare pretty favorably with others when it comes to treating older men with three common conditions _ heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia

Toyota recalls Scion FR-S to fix ignition key problem

Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand is recalling about 28,000 FR-S sports cars in North America because drivers can take the keys out of the ignition without the car being in park

Everything You Should Know About The Driverless Car You'll Own Someday

How do they work? Are they safe? And when will they be ready?

Quandary in Maryland: Can lawmaker vote twice on same bill?

Maryland lawmakers have a potential quandary on their hands that is rare, if not unprecedented: Can one of their own vote twice on the same bill?

Iraqi government says it fully recaptured Ramadi from IS

Iraqi security forces and the U.S.-led coalition say the government has regained full control of Ramadi after pushing Islamic State group fighters out of the city's outskirts

Officer injured in shootout with marathon bombers to retire

A transit police officer who was shot and critically injured during a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers has announced his retirement

Adnan Syed defense: 'We proved our case' for murder retrial

The defense says "we proved our case," arguing that Adnan Syed deserves a retrial because his lawyers failed to call a key alibi witness and because prosecutors presented misleading cell tower data exposed by the "Serial" podcast

The NFL Takes A Stance Against Prospects Convicted Of Domestic Abuse

Players convicted of violent crimes won't be allowed to attend the NFL combine or draft, according to a memo obtained by USA Today.

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Check out the world's most expensive Valentine's Day bouquet

This Valentine's Day you can buy flowers or you can buy the world's most expensive bouquet. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Head-On Train Collision Kills At Least 9 In Southern Germany

Around 150 people were injured when two trains on a single track crashed in Bavaria. Many were trapped in the wreckage.

Agencies contend Facebook is breaching French privacy laws

Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users there without their knowledge

Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in US longevity gap: Study

New research says guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations

Exorcists To Ted Cruz: 'Leave Your Power-Hungry Demonic Soul!'

A pair of protesters attempted to "exorcise" Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at a rally in New Hampshire.

The Latest: Clinton his the ground early on NH primary day

Hillary Clinton is vowing to "keep working until the last vote is cast and counted" as voting in the New Hampshire primary begins

The Latest: Intelligence chief warns of more terror attacks

US intelligence chief warns of more homegrown terror attacks and North Korea's nuclear program

Former Tyco CEO named board chairman of ex-prisoners group

A former business titan convicted in a notorious corporate fraud case is now board chairman of a nonprofit that helps ex-prisoners

Arizona bill aims to give state the right to refuse refugees

Legislation being proposed by an Arizona House Republican would block the state from helping resettle refugees if it can't ensure they have been properly screened and vetted for terrorism risks

Goldie Hawn Could Return To Big Screen For The First Time In 14 Years

Hawn hasn't been in a film since 2002's "The Banger Sisters."

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Unlucky man struck by meteorite may be first known fatality modern times

A man in Indian may be the unlucky first person to be killed by a meteorite in modern times. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Former President Says Mexico Won't Pay For Trump's 'Stupid' Wall

Former Mexico President Felipe Calderón spoke out against Donald Trump's proposed wall on the southern border. Here's a hint: He's not having it.