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Autopsy: Robin Williams' death ruled suicide

The death of actor and comedian Robin Williams was a suicide, the coroner in Marin County, California, said Friday.

Gettysburg hero honored

President Obama on Thursday posthumously awarded a Civil War hero the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.

Ex-SEAL says he fired final Bin Laden shot

Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill said in an interview with The Washington Post that he was the one who fired the final shot to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011.

Hot car mom in hot water

Shanesha Taylor, the woman whose mugshot photo went viral after she left her young children in a vehicle during a job interview, failed to meet Thursday's deadline to deposit $40,000 in her children's trust funds.

Fox executive's body found more than two years after he vanished

More than two years after Fox entertainment executive Gavin Smith vanished in Southern California, his body has been found, authorities said.

'Good Samaritan' Fatally Stabbed in Koreatown After Intervening in Dispute

One person was taken into custody after a person described as a "good Samaritan" was killed while trying to intervene in an argument early Wednesday in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, police said.

Dazed and confused, the music industry still hasn't found what it's looking for

 Album sales are at an all-time low in the United States. Vinyl sales are at their highest for 15 years. Everybody says streaming is the future, yet major artists are pulling out of streaming services.

A fallen officer's organs help another officer see again

It's still hard for Martha Danielson to talk about her husband, Newport News Officer Steve Rutherford. He was shot 20 years ago while working undercover, disguised as a pizza delivery driver.

Police: Philadelphia suspect seized another woman, faces more charges

A month before Delvin Barnes grabbed a woman off the streets of Philadelphia, he hit a teen with a shovel in Virginia and stuffed her into the trunk of a car, authorities say.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopter crashes, killing 2

Two crewmen aboard an Idaho Army National Guard helicopter died when it crashed Thursday night, according to Ada County Coroner Erwin Sonnenberg.

The world's best hotel restaurants in 2014

It's a familiar refrain among jet-lagged travelers, usually accompanied by a despondent shrug. "Well, I guess we could just grab a quick bite at the hotel."

Caught on Cam: Hospital horror

A video released Wednesday shows exactly what happened when a hospital patient attacked nurses over the weekend at St. John's Hospital in Golden Valley, Minnesota.

Starbucks bringing back its Eggnog Latte for holiday season

Starbucks is bringing back its Eggnog Latte for the holiday season. Call it a customer appreciation gesture.

Microsoft offers Office on mobile devices

If you want Microsoft office on your mobile device, there's an app for that and it's free. Microsoft unveiled the new Office apps that will allow users to create and edit office documents on their phones.

Three new toys inducted into National Toy Hall of Fame

Three new toys were inducted into the National Toy Hall of fame in Rochester, New York Thursday. This year's inductees: little green Army men, the Rubik's Cube, and bubbles.