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Target hack: The movie? Hollywood says yes

Does the computer breach at Target have the makings of a movie? Throw in a shotgun-toting security analyst, Russian hackers, drugs and a SWAT team and Hollywood appears to think so.

The Alaskan winter in 7 pictures

In a few months, temperatures in the Alaskan interior near the town of Fairbanks will rise into the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (mid- to high-20s Celsius).

How to stay fashionable without damaging your health

Many women want to keep up with the latest fashion and look attractive. But sometimes we have to tailor what we wear to ensure we stay healthy.

Sacramento wants cab drivers to have basic hygiene, other regulations

Sacramento city officials want cabbies to clean up their act. They are proposing new regulations for drivers, but not everyone is happy about it. Sacramento cabbie Ahmid Mahmoud is fired-up:

11-year-old NC boy drowns trying to save little sister

An 11-year-old boy has died after witnesses say he jumped into a Charlotte, North Carolina creek to save his 7-year-old sister. Paramedics pulled the two children from the creek Thursday night.

President Obama pushes for equal pay for women

President Barack Obama's latest push in his much touted "Year of Action" is to help women get on an equal playing field with men.

Flood Partners: National Flood Safety Awareness Week Day 5

The National Weather Service works with and relies on strategic partners involved in river observations, reservoir management, floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, and flood preparedness and safety to reduce the loss of life and prop

Woman loses her pants while trying to steal meat from Arkansas grocery store

Cell phone video shows a woman making a scene at a Little Rock, Arkansas grocery store as she tries to escape with packages of meat.

Teen accused of making terror threats to schools already hit with tragedy

A teen from Michigan has been charged with terrorism for allegedly making threatening phone calls to schools across the country that have been sites of shootings.

Is homework making your child sick?

New research shows that some students are doing more than three hours of homework a night -- and that all that school work may be literally making them sick.

Ohio SPCA rescues 6 horses abandoned by owners in winter

Six emaciated horses are being cared for in Grove City, Ohio after rescue workers say they were left outside, uncared for, during the harsh winter.

Mystery officer plays basketball with San Antonio kid

A San Antonio mom is speaking out after capturing a heartwarming video that went viral. It was only meant to be shared with friends and family, but the San Antonio police department got wind of it too.

Return of March Madness means renewal of lost workplace productivity

In what's become a March tradition along with the NCAA basketball tournament, the Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray, and Christmas has released an estimate of what March Madness could cost employers in lost worker productivity.

Rough weather hampers search for possible pieces of Malaysia Airlines jet

 Search and rescue experts are "throwing everything" at the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Australia's prime minister said Friday.

Flood Resources: National Flood Safety Awareness Week Day 4

There are many different resources to receive information about flooding. From river levels to forecast rain totals, multiple government partners provide data on a daily basis. Here are some links to flood resources: