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Has the Roberts court placed landmark 1964 civil rights law on a hit list?

It took the assassination of a president, a ferocious legislative battle and a bloodied army of protesters filling the streets of America to get the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed.

Heroes in all forms step up during Pennsylvania school stabbing

What do you do when terror comes to your hometown? When it walks down your school hallways and into classrooms, wielding two kitchen knives? When it leaves behind pain, suffering, chaos?

Army's ban on dreadlocks, other styles seen as offensive to some African-Americans

The U.S. Army's new ban on many types of ethnic hairstyles has African-American women who wear their coifs in dreadlocks, braids and cornrows in a twist.

20 injured in Pittsburgh-area high school stabbings, authorities say

At least 20 students were injured Wednesday morning in a stabbing incident at Franklin Regional Senior High School in the Pittsburgh area, said Dan Stevens, an emergency management agency spokesman.

Male stripper goes to nursing home, elderly resident's son goes to court

Somebody at a New York nursing home apparently thought it would be a great idea to bring in a young hard body for the elderly residents to watch dance. In other words, a male stripper.

Toyota recalls 6.4 million cars worldwide

Toyota announced five recalls on Wednesday, affecting a total of 6.39 million vehicles globally. Recalled vehicles include 27 Toyota models, the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia, produced from March 2012 through August 2013.

5-organ transplant toddler recovering at home

The family of a 3-year old who underwent surgery for five new organs says the little boy is recovering well. It's been a month since Adonis Ortiz returned to his Tampa, FL home from the hospital.

Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here

Smartphone mapping features are great for getting directions, until you lose signal. But you could avoid getting lost in the woods with a guiding system embedded in your body.

Four ways scammers can steal your tax refund

Identity thieves love tax season.

Two GM SUVs top new safety ranking

General Motors is having a bad year. But the automaker got some good news on Tuesday when two GM SUVs earned top ratings in a new crash test.