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We'll miss you, 'Parks and Recreation'

It was never a ratings smash, but the impact of "Parks and Recreation" can't be understated.

Southwest Airlines grounds 128 aircraft after missing inspections

Southwest Airlines grounded 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft on Tuesday after discovering it had missed some required inspections.

Arrests of Wesleyan students made after overdoses of Molly drug

Police have arrested four students from Wesleyan University in connection with a drug overdose over the weekend. They are to appear in court next week.

Keystone XL pipeline debate: What do I need to know?

Legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline is headed back to Congress after President Barack Obama vetoed the bill Tuesday.

Giuliana Rancic apologizes on air for Zendaya hair comments

Amid criticism for her comments about one star's hair, Giuliana Rancic may want to stick to critiquing the clothing at awards shows.

California train wreck: Man climbed onto cars to rescue passengers

The crash unfolded right in front of him: A commuter train plowed into a 1-ton pickup truck, engulfing the truck in flames and knocking passengers off the rails.

Jury finds Eddie Ray Routh guilty in 'American Sniper' case

No one disputes that Eddie Ray Routh shot and killed Chris Kyle and another man. But his lawyers wanted to convince a jury he wasn't sane when he did so.

Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou will soon be commemorated in a new forever stamp.

What happens if DHS shuts down?

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Congress has just three days until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and it's anyone's guess whether they'll take the department off the cliff.

Lawsuit says Purina food harms dogs; company denies allegations

Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has "resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs," a lawsuit says.

Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou will soon be commemorated in a new forever stamp.

Only high-rollers get ringside seats for Mayweather-Pacquiao

The MGM Grand only wants high rollers sitting ringside for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout on May 2, so tickets will only be available to customers that have a $250,000 line of credit with the casino.

Domino's: Love or hate the pizza, it's a great stock

However you slice it, Domino's Pizza is delivering. The menu will never be gourmet, but it has improved, and the pizza chain has elbowed out the competition, including some neighborhood pizza shops.

Homeland security shutdown looming

In Washington, a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security now looks likely.

Peanut allergy prevention

For years, doctors told parents not to give babies peanut products to help prevent food allergies. But two new bodies of research suggest that advice may have been wrong.