New Cars to Be Required to ‘Talk to Each Other’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_377c141886.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- In what top transportation officials are calling a "moon shot" for drivers on American highways, the Department of Transportation is hoping to improve vehicle safety by having cars talk to each other. The DOT estimates this new vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology could cut down on crashes by as much as 80 percent, with the potential of saving as many as 20,000 American lives each year.

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One-Legged, 6'8" Man Wanted for Tire Slashings

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_f1b4f2be55.jpgImage Source/Thinkstock (SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.) -- A spate of tire slashings in a Massachusetts town is attracting some major attention due to the suspect’s unusual proportions and choice of getaway vehicle. Witnesses described the suspect as a 300-pound, one-legged man driving an “ice cream style truck,” according to police in Southborough, Mass., who are investigating the slashings that occurred in a parking lot during the Super Bowl on Sunday night.

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Seahawks Dominate Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1391400002292ABC News Radio (EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.) --  The Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl champions for the first time in franchise history. The Seahawks dominated from start to finish, and it all culminated in a 43-8 thrashing of the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium. Seattle took a quick 2-0 lead, scoring on a safety on the first play from scrimmage.  A high snap from Broncos center Manny Ramirez sailed over Manning's head and rolled into the end zone.

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Family Believes Missing Woman Leanne Bearden Left Voluntarily

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_33f9b125d3.jpgABC News (SAN ANTONIO) The husband of a 33-year-old woman who disappeared more than two weeks ago after returning from a two-year trip around the world says his wife was "anxious" about returning home and her family says there's a "strong possibility" she ran away. Leanne Bearden, 33, was last seen Jan. 17 when she went for a jog near her in-laws' home in Garden Ridge, a suburb of San Antonio, Texas.

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Girl Found Alone in Burning Home Used as Meth Lab

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_40d88d71e2.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (ORANGE CITY, Fla.) -- A Florida couple appeared in court Saturday, facing multiple charges after authorities found a 9-year-old girl at the scene of a burning garage police say was used to make meth. A fire crew responded to the garage in Orange City, Volusia County, just before 4 p.m. Friday after receiving an emergency call from a neighbor.

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