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The First Law of Al Franken

In his first legislation, Minn. Senator Al Franken wants to expand number of service dogs for wounded veterans

Jupiter Struck by Object, NASA Images Confirm

A large comet or asteroid has slammed into the Jupiter, creating an impact site the size of Earth, pictures by an Australian amateur astronomer show.

FBI: Man Wanted for 23 Bank Robberies Caught

The FBI says a bank robber known as the "Limping Bandit" has been arrested after robbing 23 banks across the Southeast.

Mother, Children Rescued From Burning SUV

The 32-year-old woman from Tennessee was driving the SUV when it hit a tree and burst into flames, police said.

'Burn Notice' Star Arrested, Suspected of DUI

The arrest report says an officer pulled Donovan over on July 12 after noticing that he swerved his car to avoid hitting the police car from behind.

Comet Killed Ice Age Beasts

The new evidence comes from recently discovered nano-sized diamonds, which researchers say are the strongest clues to date for an argument that could explain the region's die-off during the late Pleistocene epoch.

Deputy Accused of Zapping 3 Kids With Stun Gun

The suit against Jefferson County sheriff's deputy David Bowers and another deputy claims they were unprovoked in the incident at the adolescent center in southern Illinois that houses youths ages 11 to 18, often with behavioral issues.