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Store clerk fights off, shoots robbers

(CNN) - A female store clerk managed to turn the tables on a robber by grabbing his gun. The two hooded bad guys stuck out like sore thumbs in this Lexington, Kentucky tobacco shop.

Good news: Unemployment at lowest in 7 years

The winter weather didn't cool the job market in February.

Thieves use stolen credit cards on Apple Pay

Thieves are using stolen credit card data to make bogus purchases on Apple Pay, Apple's mobile payment system.

Harrison Ford seriously injured in plane crash

NBC News confirms Harrison Ford was seriously injured when a WWII training plane crash landed on a Mar Vista golf course in Venice, California Thursday afternoon.

Ringling Bros. to phase out elephants from circus shows

The Greatest Show on Earth will soon be without elephants. Ringling Bros. announced Thursday it will gradually reduce the use of elephants in its shows, and all will be retired by 2018.

Delta flight off runway at Laguardia

An aircraft skidded on the runway at LaGuardia Airport and crashed into a fence as it tried to land amid a blinding wintry mix Thursday morning according to Port Authority officials and sources familiar with the situation.

Antibiotic linked to nerve damage

Adrienne Myers is pushing to get the commonly prescribed antibiotic Levaquin off the shelves after she suffered devastating side effects.

Accidental shootings shock Houston

Texas deputies are investigating after they said a 5-year-old boy shot his 6-year-old brother in northeast Harris County.

Women on 20s: It's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Forget about Andrew Jackson and his big hair. It's time we put a woman on the $20 bill.

Ohio fugitive nabbed after taunting authorities on Facebook

(CNN) -- A suspect from Ohio learned a valuable lesson this week: Don't taunt authorities on social media, especially when you're a wanted man.

Law enforcement warning about American youth and ISIS

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security sent a joint warning to law enforcement across the country about the concern of a growing trend of girls and boys wanting to fight with ISIS in the wake of the detention of a 17-year-old Northern

MH370: 21st century technology might have solved the mystery

A year later, it still sounds impossible: A sophisticated $270 million airliner carrying 239 people disappears, leaving very few clues about where it went.

Facebook rolls out suicide prevention tools

 Last year 96 people commited suicide in El Paso, according to the County Medical Examiner's Office.   

Boston Marathon bombing: Opening statements to begin in bombing trial

Almost 23 months after a pair of ghastly explosions at the Boston Marathon, opening statements will begin Wednesday in the trial of accused bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev.