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Updated at 4:21 PM

Hurricane Joaquin was upgraded to a Category 4 storm earlier today, and is slowly heading up from the Bahamas toward the eastern coast of the United States. Cities all along the coastline have begun to prepare for the hurricane, should it hit, although experts are currently forecasting that the storm looks to be heading further out to sea. Get updates via our weather watch Storify.

Updated at 4:01 PM

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least a dozen people before dying during a shootout with police, authorities said.

Updated at 3:45 PM

Weddings aren’t just a loving celebration of a couple’s lifelong promise to honor and cherish one another: In some circles, they’re also a time for bickering, yelling, fighting and gossiping… and

Updated at 2:49 PM

On a recent solo kayak trip from Ketchikan to Petersburg in Alaska, a woman's kayak was attacked by a bear. The woman, Mary Maley, learned very quickly bears will not hear (or care for) a human's pleas to stop attacking.

Updated at 1:54 PM

National Football League Hall of Famer Warren Sapp pleaded guilty Thursday to domestic violence in connection...

Updated at 1:46 PM

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The latest on reports of an active shooter at a community college in Oregon (all times local):11:35 a.m.

Updated at 1:10 PM

Landgren cartoon about recent decision by some schools to ban students from wearing hoodies.

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 12:35 PM

Thursday's Sleepy Hollow premiere (9/8c, Fox) makes no attempt to hide that the Powers That Be want...

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 12:31 PM

Grab your Go-Go Juice - Honey Boo Boo just released a rap video. The 10-year-old star of

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 12:24 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on NASA finding water on Mars.

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 11:53 AM

British Olympic diver Tom Daley and his boyfriend, screenwriter

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