A man attempting to steal gasoline managed to set a house, a car and himself on fire in the process.
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Judge argues for return of firing squad executions
An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads.
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CBS says Colbert keeping CBS' 'Late Show' in NYC
Stephen Colbert will not only be following in David Letterman's footsteps, he'll be doing it on the same stage.
Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia
Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick.
2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate
Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S.
Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession
Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down.
Police probe other attacks after transients killed
Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday.
Dozens injured as explosions rock Boston Marathon
At least two explosions occurred at 2:50 p.m. Monday near the finish line at the Boston Marathon, injuring dozens of spectators.
Saturday delivery will continue — for now
People who check their mailboxes for magazines, catalogs and bills on Saturdays can continue that part of their weekend routine — at least for now.
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