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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie argues with Sandy heckler

The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in a region where recovery in New Jersey and New York is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt but many people still unable to return to their homes.

Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox prepares for showdown with Maine officials over quarantine

With state troopers monitoring her home, a nurse in the eye of a growing storm over state-ordered quarantines for health workers who have treated Ebola patients met the media late Wednesday after vowing that she would leave her home if Maine officials did not lift their restrictions on her by Thursday. 

Intel panel chairman: ISIS directive to Australian recruits fueled DHS security boost

The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee told Fox News on Wednesday that a recent message from Islamic State leadership -- urging recruits in Australia to launch attacks in their home country rather than travel to Syria and Iraq -- was part of the threat stream that led to more security at U.S. federal buildings.

Giants win third World Series in five years, beat Royals 3-2 in Game 7

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner pitched five shutout innings of relief as the the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday night to captured their third title in five seasons and eighth in franchise history.

Stars who lost their mojo

Father Time, lifestyle choices, and craft service buffets have turned some stars from really pretty to kinda gritty.

Deaths of 5 Utah family members not accidental, police say

A Utah couple and their three children found dead in their home last month were likely poisoned, their bodies found together in a locked room with cups next to each of them, and empty bottles of methadone and nighttime cold medicine in a trash can

Amelia Earhart plane fragment identified

A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator.

Houston mayor drops bid to subpoena pastors' sermons

Subpoenas issued to five Houston pastors demanding all sermons and correspondence dealing with homosexuality, gender identity and the city's Equal Rights ordinance have been withdrawn, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor announced at a Wednesday press conference.

Houston drops controversial pastor subpoenas

Houston announced Wednesday that it will withdraw the subpoenas of sermons from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents, The Houston Chronicle reported.