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Renters Sought After Massachusetts House Rigged to Explode

Investigators in two Massachusetts cities were seeking the renters of a house for sale that was intricately wired to explode and cause "significant destruction" if someone had simply flipped a light switch, police said Tuesday night.<p>The homeowner, his attorney and an electrical inspector were …

NASA Employee Saw 9-Foot Tall Alien With Astronauts in Space Shuttle — Evidence Of Military Alliance With Alien Race?

Some online UFO websites are revisiting the strange case of Clark C. McClelland, a man who claimed in 2008 that he was a retired spacecraft operator …

California woman found safe two days after alleged kidnapping

<b>(CNN) —</b> Denise Huskins, who was reported kidnapped two days ago in Vallejo, California, has been found safe more than 400 miles away, authorities and her father said Wednesday.<p>Huskins' boyfriend Monday afternoon called police and said she had been abducted that morning from his home in the Bay …

Lara Logan Admitted to Hospital for Complications from 2011 Sexual Assault

Lara Logan, the <i>60 Minutes</i> reporter who was sexually assaulted while covering Egypt’s Arab Spring protests in 2011, has returned to the …

Iconic 'Decline of Western Civilization' Films Finally Get Official Release

Hold on to your pool chairs: All three of Penelope Spheeris' entertaining, heartbreaking and iconic <i>Decline of Western Civilization</i> documentaries are …

Foster Care

How Fired Schoolteacher JD McPherson Brought New Life to Old-School Rock

If you went to middle school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, from 2008 to 2011, you may have been lucky enough to take a class with one Mr. McPherson. As the …

Rock & Roll

Douglas Durst 'Very Grateful' For 'The Jinx,' Robert Durst's Arrest

While Douglas Durst, the younger brother of alleged murderer Robert Durst, may have refused to cooperate with <i>The Jinx</i>, he admits that he is "very …

Crime

Watch Ben Stiller Flex Beastie Boys Knowledge on 'Seth Meyers'

Ben Stiller had the opportunity to show off his Beastie Boys fanboy status on <i>Late Night With Seth Meyers</i> when the host tested the actor's knowledge …

Comedy

Armed Teen Allegedly Pistol Whips 30-Year Police Veteran — That’s When the Man Pulled Out His ‘Retirement Present’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (TheBlaze/AP) — After serving with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office for 25 years, Bill Strudel was given his service weapon as a “retirement present,” a customary practice. The gift may have saved his life on Monday night.<p>Strudel, now the deputy police chief at the University of …

‘IRS Agent’ Tells Woman She Needs to Pay Up or Go to Jail. No One Could’ve Predicted How That Call Would End.

A nine months pregnant expectant mother received an alarming voicemail at around 8 a.m. on Tuesday from a man claiming to be an IRS agent. The man told her there was a “lien” on her property and she was being convicted of tax fraud.<p>Sarah Carr, who owns three businesses in Broomfield, Colorado, …

For the last two years the residents of Kalachi have been falling into unexplained bouts of sleep - sometimes for weeks at a time. With no cause yet identified, Joanna Lillis meets the victims resisting relocation by the authorities<p>One day last summer, Viktor Kazachenko set off across the steppe …

Sleep Disorders

Can Pennsylvania Convict a Man for Killing a 14-Year-Old in 1974?

After 41 years, the cops think they found out who murdered Johnny Watson—but will the conviction stick in court?<p>On May 3, 1974, 14-year-old John Watson's body was found in a ditch with a .22-caliber bullet in the back of his head.<p>The night before, the teen's mom tasked him with bicycling to a motel …

Judge sends message with sentence in teacher sex case

DETROIT — Saying there is no room for double standards, an Oakland County judge sentenced a 30-year-old female teacher to spend the next six to 15 years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a student.<p>Kathryn Ronk, who taught Spanish at a Catholic high school, could have been sentenced to …

A grisly tale: Fetus cut from womb when woman answers Craigslist ad

<b>(CNN) —</b> The grisly cutting of a fetus from a woman began with a Craigslist ad about baby clothes for sale.<p>Michelle Wilkins, a 26-year-old woman who was seven months pregnant, arrived at the seller's home just before noon Wednesday in Longmont, Colorado.<p>To announce her arrival, she texted the …

Charlie Sheen’s Racist Obama Rant: ‘Barry Satera Kenya’

The Wall Street and Two and a Half Men star blasted President Obama Thursday morning for filling out NCAA brackets on ESPN, calling him, ‘Barry …

Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy: 'The Breakfast Club' hurt and helped our careers

Thirty years after “The Breakfast Club” premiered in theaters, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy are back in detention. Both actresses attended a SXSW screening of a restored version of their high school classic with 1,300 fans on Monday.<p>The John Hughes comedy follows five teenagers (among those would …