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VIDEO: Shooting reported at Purdue University
Officials at Purdue University in Indiana say one person was killed in a shooting at a campus classroom building about noon on Tuesday.
Hackers probably attacked companies beyond Target, report says
Hacking attacks like those that siphoned credit-card data from Target and Neiman Marcus are probably part of an unprecedented assault on a larger number of retailers, according to a security company working with the government.
VIDEO: 'Gravity', 'American Hustle' top Oscar nominees
The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and actor Chris Hemsworth announce the major category nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Abortion clinic buffer zone questioned by Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court justices Wednesday voiced doubt about a Massachusetts law that creates a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinic entrances in a case that tests the balance between speech rights and free access for patients.
VIDEO: Flu spreads across Midwest
Flu numbers are up for this time of year across Missouri, Illinois and other parts of the Midwest.
300,000 in W.Va. without drinkable water; no timeline for fix
There is no timeline for when 300,000 West Virginia residents can drink their tap water again, after thousands of gallons of unsafe chemicals leaked from a storage tank into the river that supplies water to households in nine counties.
Corn pile biggest since 1994 as crop overwhelms use
Stockpiles of corn in the United States, the world's top grower, are rising at the fastest pace in 19 years as a record crop overwhelms increased demand for the grain used to make livestock feed and ethanol.
Useless $350 million NASA space project mandated by Congress
NASA will complete a $350 million structure to test rocket engines at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi early this year. Then, it plans to mothball the 300- foot-high, steel-frame tower for the foreseeable future.
Landlord using blow torch to thaw water pipes starts house fire
Jack Webb, battalion chief of the fire department in this New Hampshire community near the Massachusetts border, said he and his fellow firefighters watching a television program Saturday morning that warned viewers about the danger of using blow torches to thaw frozen water pipes.
VIDEO: Timelapse of New York City shows 6 inches of snow in 20 seconds
Watch a timelapse of New York City being blanketed with an overnight snowfall of 6 inches in the winter storm that hit the north eastern part of the U.S. on January 2, 2014.
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