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Washington landslide: 8 dead, more than a dozen unaccounted for

The sheriff of Snohomish County, Washington, points at a pile of muddy rubble and describes what he sees.

Apple eyes partnerships in bid to reinvent TV

Apple may have grand ideas about how to reinvent television, but for now, rather than attempting an end-run around the industry's incumbents, it continues to seek partnerships with them.

MN restaurant angers town by hosting Nazi reenactment party

A Minneapolis restaurant owner is receiving threatening calls after a questionable party at his establishment.

What to know about the Obamacare March 31st deadline

The White House is making a full-court press, hiring Lebron James to get Americans to sign up for health insurance under the affordable care act, before March 31st.

NJ man steals $460K in quarters

It’s not the first time a government employee has lined his own pockets with public money. But one man is raising eyebrows... after admitting to stealing 460-thousand dollars... in quarters.

People cry for help from underneath rubble after 3 die in Washington landslide

 At least 10 people are unaccounted for after a landslide north of Seattle that's already blamed for three deaths, a spokesman for Washington's governor said Sunday.

Crews working to recover spilled bunker fuel oil in Houston Ship Channel

A barge loaded with marine fuel oil has been sitting partially submerged in the Houston Ship Channel since Saturday, March 22nd.

The world's 10 best beaches

Flip-flop weather must be right around the corner. While nearly any sun-soaked stretch of sand sounds perfect just now, some beaches clearly take the sand and surf prerequisites to a higher level.

The Alaskan winter in 7 pictures

In a few months, temperatures in the Alaskan interior near the town of Fairbanks will rise into the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (mid- to high-20s Celsius).