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NY governor, Billy Joel join NY beach cleanup

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and singer Billy Joel helped pick up trash at a beach on New York's Long Island.

Hawaii lava flow approaching homes slows down

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.

Corgi owners rally around slain dog in Washington

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Washington state dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi.

California authorities search for 5 jail escapees

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Authorities were on the hunt Saturday for five men who escaped from a central California jail.

5 killed in Pennsylvania car crash, including kids

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Authorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Suspect in death of NFL star's son free on bond

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

A man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall has been released on a $2 million bond.

Ex-Utah teacher to trial on student sex charges

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

A 35-year-old former Utah high school teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two of her former students has been ordered to stand trial on additional charges of rape and forcible sodomy.

Tour ship runs aground by NYC's Statue of Liberty

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

A 120-foot-tall schooner ran aground and got stuck in shallow waters near the Statue of Liberty on Saturday afternoon, officials said. No injuries were reported and the 121 tourists on board were ferried in small boats to a lower Manhattan marina.

City cites drought, sinks LA water slide proposal

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Los Angeles city officials have pulled the plug on plans to temporarily transform a downtown street into a giant water slide because of drought.

Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition.