Melody Rubalcaba

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Emails reportedly show confidant told Clinton Benghazi attack planned by fighters tied to Al Qaeda

A longtime Clinton confidant reportedly advised then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton two days after the 2012 Benghazi terror attack that an Al Qaeda-tied group had planned the deadly assault and used a protest as cover -- but despite this warning, Clinton's U.N. ambassador went on to publicly …

How to get a good deal on your first car

Between learning how to deal with overeager car salesmen and deciphering new lingo like residual values, buying your first car can be a confusing and exhausting process. To make it a little easier before you walk into the dealership, David Flores, a financial counselor with GreenPath Debt …

'American Idol': The Top 12 head home

When the singers don't get it, at least <i>American Idol</i> has people who can take matters into their own hands. Wednesday night, the judges showed the contestants how it's done — Keith Urban singing passionate lines back to Jessica Meuse, Jennifer Lopez demonstrating the fine art of the hair flip to …

Simon Cowell continues to gush about fatherhood

Baby Eric is Simon Cowell's new idol<p>Must be the hormones: Simon Cowell is still gushing about becoming a father to new baby Eric with girlfriend Lauren Silverman.<p>"I was born to be a dad!" he crowed to <i>Extra</i> in his first TV interview about the life-changing event, airing tonight.<p>Some people might …

Mom Holds 23-Year-Old Man at Gunpoint – and He’s Lucky She Didn’t Start Shooting After What He Did to Her Teen Daughter

A mother in Fort Mill, S.C., held a 23-year-old man at gunpoint until police arrived after she discovered he was having sex with her 15-year-old daughter.<p>Though it was only a BB rifle, the man is lucky she fought the urge to start shooting. The mom, whose identity is being withheld to protect her …

Brooke Burke-Charvet lands post 'Dancing' gig

After being fired from <i>Dancing with the Stars</i> last month, Brooke Burke-Charvet isn't looking back. The former reality show co-host is set to guest-star on <i>Melissa & Joey</i>, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter.</i><p>Burke-Charvet will appear in two episodes in June as Felicia, an ex-girlfriend of Joe's (Joey …

Authorities may pursue death penalty in Holly Bobo murder case

A Tennessee man was charged Wednesday with murder and aggravated kidnapping in the death of a nursing student who was last seen outside her home nearly three years ago.<p>Zachary Rye Adams, 29, was charged with Holly Bobo's kidnapping and death, authorities said. He was arrested last week after police …

30-year-old cold case solved in California after suspect commits suicide

The suspect in a 30-year-old cold case murder committed suicide days after learning that he'd been linked to the crime through fingerprint and DNA evidence, authorities said.<p>Robert Hathaway, 48, of Fairfield, Calif., hanged himself on Tuesday, four days after police interviewed him about the …

Issa says committee could consider holding Lerner in contempt next week

California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa told Fox News on Wednesday his House committee could move as early as next week to consider holding former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt.<p>Lerner refused earlier in the day to testify on her role in the agency’s targeting of Tea Party and other …

Congressional investigators to probe troubled state ObamaCare exchanges

The investigative arm of Congress on Wednesday agreed to look into problems with state health exchange websites around the country.<p>The U.S. Government Accountability Office accepted an initial request from a group of House Republicans seeking an audit on how $304 million in federal grants were …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

Hackers steal data for 12 million customers at South Korean phone giant

Police have arrested two people in connection with a cyber-attack that yielded personal details for 12 million customers of one of South Korea's biggest phone companies.<p>One of the suspects, identified only by the surname Kim, used his own customized hacking program to break into the computer system …