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'Deeply Shocked': 2 Nuns Found Slain in Mississippi Home

Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, officials said Thursday.

Miles of Yellowstone River Closed as Parasite Threatens Wildlife

Montana officials took the extraordinary step of closing large parts of the popular river to root out a parasite killing scores of fish.

Judge in Stanford Sex Trial Won't Hear Criminal Cases

Judge Aaron Persky is the target of a recall campaign over his six-month sentence for a Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an intoxicated woman.

Nun in Iconic Italy Quake Photo Texted Friends 'Adieu'

Sister Marjana Lleshi, 35, thought she would die when the walls of her convent walls collapsed in Italy's deadly earthquake, and prepared for the end.

Chicago Terrorist Bomb Suspect Ruled Incompetent

Adel Daoud, a U.S. citizen, was 18 when he was arrested in September 2012 on charges of plotting to bomb downtown Chicago.