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The most expensive wars in U.S. history

To determine the most expensive wars, 24/7 Wall St. used a 2010 report from the Congressional Research Service titled “Costs of Major U.S. Wars.”

      
 

 

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Cockpit video shows emergency landing of WWII plane in D.C.

Video shows the moment smoke fills the plane’s cockpit during flyover event earlier this month.

      
 

 

Cleveland cop acquitted of deaths in 137-shot barrage

Protesters gathered at the courthouse after a judge found white officer not guilty in the deaths of two black motorists.

      
 

 

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 137-shot case

A Cleveland officer has been found not guilty in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire after a high-speed chase. (May 23)

      
 

 

World's oldest person celebrates 116th birthday

The world’s oldest person, Jeralean Talley in Michigan, turns another year older on Saturday.

      
 

 

Police believe more than one person killed D.C. family

The four were killed and their mansion was set afire the afternoon of May 14.

      
 

 

Court: Warden can be sued for placing amputee in prison 'hole'

The warden argued that she relied on medical staff to alert her if there was a problem.

      
 

 

Family mourns Texas student who died on graduation day

Doctors haven’t confirmed what happened, but they believe she suffered a brain aneurysm.

      
 

 

53 people in nine states sick after eating raw tuna

A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday.

      
 

 

Cannabis church could test Ind. religious freedom law

If grand poobah is challenged, courts could decide whether he sincere practitioner or ‘goofball.’

      
 

 

Police: Fake cop tried to pull over off-duty officer

Suspect, 21, is charged with impersonating a peace officer.

      
 

 

Want to beat Memorial weekend traffic? Leave yesterday

Low gas prices and an improved economy could mean crowded roads for the Memorial Day weekend.

      
 

 

Ex-Catholic school teacher pleads guilty to sex with student

Kathryn Ronk already has been sentenced in another county for the same offense.

      
 

 

More charges brought in Holly Bobo murder case

Dylan Adams has been indicted on first-degree murder charges.

      
 

 

Antigay pastor resigns after outed on website

Makela told Queerty that his wife and senior pastor were aware of his activity on the app.

      
 

 

Are you ready to take on 1st Go Kart coaster?

You control your own speed but spiral up 5 stories and down again.

      
 

 

Comer asks for recanvass in Ky. primary

Bevin leads by 83 with all votes counted in GOP contest.

      
 

 

9-year-old 'exiled' in Colorado for medical pot

A young girl and her family left their Texas home for Colorado to gain access to medical marijuana. The young girl experiences severe seizures and medicinal pot helps greatly.

      
 

 

Treasure hunters privy to an outhouse's buried secrets

Scott Hendrichsen digs antique bottles and life stories out of century-old feces.

      
 

 

Transferring advanced placement credits in Colorado will be getting easier

“This will make a big difference for students and parents”