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  • James Foley's parents remember him as fearless, community shows support

    James Foley's parents remember him as fearless, community shows support

    One day after news of their son's killing surfaced, journalist James Foley's parents spoke about their son, remembering him as fearless and loving, and committed to his job, which he felt was a calling.
    One day after news of their son's killing surfaced, journalist James Foley's parents spoke about their son, remembering him as fearless and loving, and committed to his job, which he felt was a calling.
  • Student Says She Was Suspended For Saying 'Bless You'

    Student Says She Was Suspended For Saying 'Bless You'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:47:23 GMT
    Dyer County High School senior Kendra Turner said she was kicked out of class for saying "bless you" and suspended for for responding to a classmate's sneeze.
    Dyer County High School senior Kendra Turner said she was kicked out of class for saying "bless you" and suspended for for responding to a classmate's sneeze.
  • St. Louis police shoot, kill knife-wielding suspect

    St. Louis police shoot, kill knife-wielding suspect

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:48:37 GMT
    A large crowd, some chanting "Hands up, don't shoot," gathered Tuesday at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery.
    A large crowd, some chanting "Hands up, don't shoot," gathered Tuesday at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery.
  • Cheetah and Dog Form Unlikely Friendship

    Cheetah and Dog Form Unlikely Friendship

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:28:07 GMT
    A very unlikely friendship is forming at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.Ruuxa, a six-week old cheetah cub has been spending a lot of time with her puppy pal, Raina a seven-week-old Rhodesian ridgeback.The two adorable animals have quickly become best friends and will be raised together, becoming lifelong companions."They are best friends. They will live together 24 hours a day. We are starting it a lot younger because the cheetah was by himself and did not have any siblings we wanted him to ha...
    A very unlikely friendship is forming at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.Ruuxa, a six-week old cheetah cub has been spending a lot of time with her puppy pal, Raina a seven-week-old Rhodesian ridgeback.The two adorable animals have quickly become best friends and will be raised together, becoming lifelong companions."They are best friends. They will live together 24 hours a day. We are starting it a lot younger because the cheetah was by himself and did not have any siblings we wanted him to ha...
  • Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout

    Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:19:00 GMT
    Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters in a St. Louis suburb were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice for the unarmed black man shot and killed by police.
    Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters in a St. Louis suburb were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice for the unarmed black man shot and killed by police.
  • Five-O App: Rate and review local law enforcement

    Five-O App: Rate and review local law enforcement

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:16:26 GMT
    Citizens can share their good and bad experiences with their local law enforcement officers.
    Citizens can share their good and bad experiences with their local law enforcement officers.
  • Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

    Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

    Friday, August 15 2014 2:55 AM EDT2014-08-15 06:55:46 GMT
    The wife of Robin Williams says was in the stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide.
    Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife said Thursday.
  • Coca-Cola bets on energy drinks with Monster stake

    Coca-Cola bets on energy drinks with Monster stake

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:20:32 GMT
    Coca-Cola is buying a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15 billion, with the world's biggest soda maker hoping to benefit from the rapid growth of energy drinks in recent years.
    Coca-Cola is buying a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15 billion, with the world's biggest soda maker hoping to benefit from the surging popularity of energy drinks.
  • Gay marriages could begin in Va., barring delay

    Gay marriages could begin in Va., barring delay

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:07:01 GMT
    A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes.
    A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes.
  • Charlotte's "Fire Challenge" Mom Arrested and Charged For Recording Son Burn

    Charlotte's "Fire Challenge" Mom Arrested and Charged For Recording Son Burn

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-13 17:18:57 GMT
    Charlotte Police have charged Janie Lachelle Talley with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile for participating in the “Fire Challenge” with her son.
    Charlotte Police have charged Janie Lachelle Talley with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile for participating in the “Fire Challenge” with her son.
  • Car plows through South Tampa retirement home

    Car plows through South Tampa retirement home

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-08-12 19:23:29 GMT
    Police say they tried to pull over a male suspect, "not dressed as a man," when instead he sped up, lost control, struck a palm tree and then plowed through the wall of a senior housing complex.
    Police say they tried to pull over a male suspect, "not dressed as a man," when instead he sped up, lost control, struck a palm tree and then plowed through the wall of a senior housing complex.
  • Marin County Sheriffs: Robin Williams Death Was Suicide By Hanging

    Marin County Sheriffs: Robin Williams Death Was Suicide By Hanging

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-08-12 18:50:43 GMT
    He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and seemingly endless good humor resided demons so dark they could push Robin Williams to suicide.
    He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and seemingly endless good humor resided demons so dark they could push Robin Williams to suicide.
  • Rare Panda Triplets Born In China

    Rare Panda Triplets Born In China

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-08-12 15:57:27 GMT
    BEIJING (AP) — China announced Tuesday the birth of extremely rare panda triplets in a further success for the country's artificial breeding program.The three cubs were born July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou, but breeders delayed an announcement until they were sure all three would survive, the official China News Service said.The mother, Ju Xiao, and the three as-yet-unnamed cubs are healthy, the news agency said. Photos showed the three sleeping and standing in their incubator, thei...
    BEIJING (AP) — China announced Tuesday the birth of extremely rare panda triplets in a further success for the country's artificial breeding program.The three cubs were born July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou, but breeders delayed an announcement until they were sure all three would survive, the official China News Service said.The mother, Ju Xiao, and the three as-yet-unnamed cubs are healthy, the news agency said. Photos showed the three sleeping and standing in their incubator, thei...
  • Veteran Hospice Patient Receives Purple Heart

    Veteran Hospice Patient Receives Purple Heart

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:25:34 GMT
    It has been a long time coming. After 60 years, a Philadelphia veteran received a Purple Heart on Monday.
    It has been a long time coming. After 60 years, a Philadelphia veteran received a Purple Heart on Monday.
  • Utah Teen Run Over By Vehicle While Sunbathing In Driveway

    Utah Teen Run Over By Vehicle While Sunbathing In Driveway

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:17:47 GMT
    A Utah teen has died after a car plowed into her while she was sunbathing in her driveway.
    A Utah teen has died after a car plowed into her while she was sunbathing in her driveway.
  • 24 rescued after 'Joker's Jinx' roller coaster gets stuck at Six Flags America

    24 rescued after 'Joker's Jinx' roller coaster gets stuck at Six Flags America

    Monday, August 11 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-08-11 12:11:33 GMT
    Two dozen people who visited Six Flags America on Sunday went for one ride they won't soon forget.  They were stuck for about five hours on top of the Joker's Jinx roller coaster, and had to be rescued one-by-one. 
    Two dozen people who visited Six Flags America on Sunday went for one ride they won't soon forget.  They were stuck for about five hours on top of the Joker's Jinx roller coaster, and had to be rescued one-by-one. 
  • State Dept.: US 'fully supports' Iraq president

    State Dept.: US 'fully supports' Iraq president

    Sunday, August 10 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-08-11 02:27:10 GMT
    A leading Republican says he worries an American city could soon be a terrorist target if the U.S. military fails to turn back Islamic militants on the march in Iraq and Syria.
    The United States said Sunday it "fully supports" Iraq's new president, just hours after embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused him of violating the constitution.
  • Funeral home buries body in wrong grave

    Funeral home buries body in wrong grave

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-08 23:14:42 GMT
    Edna Lawson And Pearlie Jean Deason never met. They died within days of each other and ended up at the Mabrie Memorial Mortuary. Bruce Lawson says when he went to his mother's viewing he told the funeral director he noticed something odd. That wasn't his mother in the casket. "She said she looks beautiful. I said she does. She looks beautiful it doesn't look like. My mother."It gets worse. It turns out the funeral home buried Deason in Lawson's plot.. A shared plot in the veterans cemetery wh...
    Edna Lawson And Pearlie Jean Deason never met. They died within days of each other and ended up at the Mabrie Memorial Mortuary. Bruce Lawson says when he went to his mother's viewing he told the funeral director he noticed something odd. That wasn't his mother in the casket. "She said she looks beautiful. I said she does. She looks beautiful it doesn't look like. My mother."It gets worse. It turns out the funeral home buried Deason in Lawson's plot.. A shared plot in the veterans cemetery wh...
  • Walmart Shoppers Summoned For Jury Duty

    Walmart Shoppers Summoned For Jury Duty

    Thursday, August 7 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-08-07 19:43:01 GMT
    Getting a summons for jury duty is probably the last thing Walmart shoppers expected to get in Ottawa County, Oklahoma. However, the county was short jurors, and while public summons are rare, there wasn't any other way around it.
    Getting a summons for jury duty is probably the last thing Walmart shoppers expected to get in Ottawa County, Oklahoma. However, the county was short jurors, and while public summons are rare, there wasn't any other way around it.
  • Police: Teacher showed up for first day drunk, took off pants

    Police: Teacher showed up for first day drunk, took off pants

    Thursday, August 7 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-08-07 17:20:31 GMT
    A high school teacher made quite an impression during her first day on the job – allegedly showing up drunk and taking off her pants in the classroom.
    A high school teacher made quite an impression during her first day on the job – allegedly showing up drunk and taking off her pants in the classroom.
  • Fight over flag house ends

    Fight over flag house ends

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-08-06 14:38:46 GMT
    After he protested with a patriotic paint job on his home, the city of Bradenton has closed its code enforcement case against Bradenton local Brent Greer.
    After he protested with a patriotic paint job on his home, the city of Bradenton has closed its code enforcement case against Bradenton local Brent Greer.
  • Little Girl Fighting For Life Gets Special Surprise

    Little Girl Fighting For Life Gets Special Surprise

    Saturday, August 2 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-08-02 22:32:09 GMT
    Ella is a strong little princess. Though she is small, the fight within her is huge.
    Ella is a strong little princess. Though she is small, the fight within her is huge.
  • Federal employees caught and admit to watching porn at work

    Federal employees caught and admit to watching porn at work

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:30:18 GMT
    According to new documents, employees at the Federal Communications Commission were caught surfing porn sites for hours over extended periods of time.
    According to new documents, employees at the Federal Communications Commission were caught surfing porn sites for hours over extended periods of time.
  • Lobster tale: How a rare animal made a great escape from Publix

    Lobster tale: How a rare animal made a great escape from Publix

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:02:00 GMT

    A rare lobster that landed itself in hot water is now finding a second chance at life.

    A rare lobster that landed itself in hot water is now finding a second chance at life.

  • 'That's a Moray' Scuba Diver and Eel Share an Incredible Friendship

    'That's a Moray' Scuba Diver and Eel Share an Incredible Friendship

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-07-25 04:23:18 GMT
    This video documenting a professional diver's unlikely friendship with a moray eel is simply amazing, You may have to stop eating sushi made with eel.
    This video documenting a professional diver's unlikely friendship with a moray eel is simply amazing, You may have to stop eating sushi made with eel.
  • Go, Turbo, go! Tiny two-legged puppy uses cart to get around

    Go, Turbo, go! Tiny two-legged puppy uses cart to get around

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:52:11 GMT
    Turbo the tiny two-legged chihuahua is making major strides in his efforts to go mobile.
    Turbo the tiny two-legged chihuahua is making major strides in his efforts to go mobile.
  • At 94, Betty Strohfus boards another B-17

    At 94, Betty Strohfus boards another B-17

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:04:48 GMT
    The AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport is truly for aviation enthusiasts of all ages, but possibly one of the oldest veterans at the show has earned her stripes in more ways than one.
    The AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport is truly for aviation enthusiasts of all ages, but possibly one of the oldest veterans at the show has earned her stripes in more ways than one.
  • Colorado man rescues baby deer from window well

    Colorado man rescues baby deer from window well

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-07-11 15:03:19 GMT
    Todd Dierdorff told FOX 9 a baby deer fell into his neighbor's window well, so he gently crawled down to retrieve it. The mother deer was watching from a distance, but once he got into the well and the baby deer squealed, she came right over to see what was going on.
    Todd Dierdorff told FOX 9 a baby deer fell into his neighbor's window well, so he gently crawled down to retrieve it. The mother deer was watching from a distance, but once he got into the well and the baby deer squealed, she came right over to see what was going on.
  • WATCH: Inspiring toddler warms hearts with first steps

    WATCH: Inspiring toddler warms hearts with first steps

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-08 17:10:07 GMT
    Inspiration is sweeping social media sites in the form of a 2-year-old amputee’s newly viral video.
    Inspiration is sweeping social media sites in the form of a 2-year-old amputee’s newly viral video.
  • 11-Year Old Autistic Boy Suspected Of Being Kept In Cage

    11-Year Old Autistic Boy Suspected Of Being Kept In Cage

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-07-03 02:58:57 GMT
    Authorities have removed an 11-year-old boy with autism from an Orange County home where investigators suspect he may have been kept in a cage.
    Authorities have removed an 11-year-old boy with autism from an Orange County home where investigators suspect he may have been kept in a cage.
  • Waffle House boycotts Belgian waffles to support US men's soccer

    Waffle House boycotts Belgian waffles to support US men's soccer

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-07-01 12:30:18 GMT
    Waffle House has announced they will not be selling Belgian waffles in honor of Tuesday's decisive World Cup match pitting the US men's soccer team against Belgium.
    Waffle House has announced they will not be selling Belgian waffles in honor of Tuesday's decisive World Cup match pitting the US men's soccer team against Belgium.
  • Arlington officer praised for helping pit bull

    Arlington officer praised for helping pit bull

    Friday, June 27 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-06-27 15:06:40 GMT
    An officer in Arlington is getting some praise for helping a lost pit bull that alarmed residents.
    An officer in Arlington is getting some praise for helping a lost pit bull that alarmed residents.
  • Dozens of headstones vandalized at Woburn cemetery

    Dozens of headstones vandalized at Woburn cemetery

    Saturday, June 14 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-06-14 22:44:55 GMT
    Police say two dozen headstones were vandalized at a cemetery in Woburn overnight.
    Police say two dozen headstones were vandalized at a cemetery in Woburn overnight.
  • Neighbors rescue toddler after fall into pool overnight

    Neighbors rescue toddler after fall into pool overnight

    A toddler nearly drowned after falling into a pool at an apartment complex in the middle of the night. Two neighbors came to the rescue just in the nick of time at the complex near 19th Avenue and Glendale.
    A toddler nearly drowned after falling into a pool at an apartment complex in the middle of the night. Two neighbors came to the rescue just in the nick of time at the complex near 19th Avenue and Glendale.
  • VIDEO: Pig Escapes From Truck En Route To Slaughterhouse

    VIDEO: Pig Escapes From Truck En Route To Slaughterhouse

    Friday, June 13 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-06-13 19:38:01 GMT
    A new Youtube video shows a pig in the face of danger allegedly heading to the slaughterhouse.
    A new Youtube video shows a pig in the face of danger allegedly heading to the slaughterhouse.
  • Minnesota man, 80, trapped in grain bin for 3 hours

    Minnesota man, 80, trapped in grain bin for 3 hours

    Friday, June 13 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-06-13 19:10:28 GMT

    Firefighters rescued an 80-year-old man from a grain bin near Lewiston, Minn. on Thursday. The man was trapped in the corn-filled bin for more than 3 hours, remaining conscious throughout the rescue effort.

    Firefighters rescued an 80-year-old man from a grain bin near Lewiston, Minn. on Thursday. The man was trapped in the corn-filled bin for more than 3 hours, remaining conscious throughout the rescue effort.


  • Heroic officer saves driver after gas pump crash

    Heroic officer saves driver after gas pump crash

    Friday, June 13 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-06-13 13:41:30 GMT
    An off-duty New York state police officer helped save a man's life in a fiery gas pump crash.
    An off-duty New York state police officer helped save a man's life in a fiery gas pump crash.
  • Teen surprised by deployed sister on graduation day, anniversary of dad's passing

    Teen surprised by deployed sister on graduation day, anniversary of dad's passing

    Monday, June 9 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-06-09 19:59:38 GMT
    High school graduation is a defining moment for a teenager. A testament to academic achievement displayed in the form of a diploma.
    High school graduation is a defining moment for a teenager. A testament to academic achievement displayed in the form of a diploma.
  • Wife divorces husband over the movie "Frozen"

    Wife divorces husband over the movie "Frozen"

    Friday, June 6 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-06-06 13:50:25 GMT
    Some people just take their love of Disney movies serious. But what about to the brinks of divorce?!
    Some people just take their love of Disney movies serious. But what about to the brinks of divorce?!
  • Marijuana infused coffee claims to give you a real morning buzz

    Marijuana infused coffee claims to give you a real morning buzz

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-06-03 16:31:40 GMT
    A new product promises drinkers a jolt of something extra than your daily dose of caffeine. Washington state based Mirth Provisions plans to release a cannabis-infused cold-brew coffee called "Legal," as the new product will only be available in markets where marijuana is legal. Creator Adam Stites told My Northwest that each bottle will contain about 20 milligrams of THC, enough to create “an alert, creative, high,” but not too much as to make it an unpleasant experience, “especially...
    A new product promises drinkers a jolt of something extra than your daily dose of caffeine. Washington state based Mirth Provisions plans to release a cannabis-infused cold-brew coffee called "Legal," as the new product will only be available in markets where marijuana is legal. Creator Adam Stites told My Northwest that each bottle will contain about 20 milligrams of THC, enough to create “an alert, creative, high,” but not too much as to make it an unpleasant experience, “especially...
  • Puppy hits gas pedal, drives car into Canton pond

    Puppy hits gas pedal, drives car into Canton pond

    Rosie is a 12-week-old German shepherd puppy who was excited to jump into the car her owner was driving. In her enthusiasm, however, she got tangled up with the gas pedal, and got in over her head.
    Rosie is a 12-week-old German shepherd puppy who was excited to jump into the car her owner was driving. In her enthusiasm, however, she got tangled up with the gas pedal, and got in over her head.
  • Witness: Plane never left the ground in Hanscom crash that killed 7

    Witness: Plane never left the ground in Hanscom crash that killed 7

    Sunday, June 1 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-06-02 02:16:27 GMT
    The plane that crashed and killed all 7 on board at Hanscom Field never became airborne, a witness of the crash told the National Transportation Safety Board, the government agency investigating the crash.
    The plane that crashed and killed all 7 on board at Hanscom Field never became airborne, a witness of the crash told the National Transportation Safety Board, the government agency investigating the crash.
  • Kyrgyzstan native charged with obstructing Marathon bombing investigation

    Kyrgyzstan native charged with obstructing Marathon bombing investigation

    Saturday, May 31 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-05-31 22:27:19 GMT
    A Kyrgyzstan native has been charged in connection to the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.
    A Kyrgyzstan native has been charged in connection to the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.
  • Immigration officials block Liberian mother from Minn. teen's funeral

    Immigration officials block Liberian mother from Minn. teen's funeral

    Friday, May 30 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-05-30 17:07:48 GMT
    A Plymouth, Minnesota man is planning a funeral for his teenage son, who drowned in an indoor swimming pool last month, but immigration officials have denied his Liberian mother a visa to attend the service.
    A Plymouth, Minnesota man is planning a funeral for his teenage son, who drowned in an indoor swimming pool last month, but immigration officials have denied his Liberian mother a visa to attend the service.
  • Sheriff: Dog shot, left dead with puppies still nursing

    Sheriff: Dog shot, left dead with puppies still nursing

    Thursday, May 29 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-05-29 17:59:06 GMT

    Law enforcement officials in Parker County want to find the person who killed a mother dog and left her body in a kennel with nursing puppies.

    Law enforcement officials in Parker County want to find the person who killed a mother dog and left her body in a kennel with nursing puppies.

  • Fossils of giant 'Titanosaur' found in Argentina

    Fossils of giant 'Titanosaur' found in Argentina

    Sunday, May 18 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-05-18 16:03:53 GMT

    A farm worker in Argentina discovered the remains of a dinosaur weighing 100 tons, which makes it the largest specimen in the world found up to now according to researchers' calculations, local media reported Saturday.

    A farm worker in Argentina discovered the remains of a dinosaur weighing 100 tons, which makes it the largest specimen in the world found up to now according to researchers' calculations, local media reported Saturday.

  • Fire Truck Overturns, 4 Firefighters go to Hospital

    Fire Truck Overturns, 4 Firefighters go to Hospital

    Thursday, May 8 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-05-08 18:20:59 GMT
    A Charlotte Mecklenburg fire truck overturned Thursday morning in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte. The accident happened near Ardrey Kell Road and Bridgehampton Club Drive.Four firefighters went to the hospital with potentially serious injuries. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
    A Charlotte Mecklenburg fire truck overturned Thursday morning in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte. The accident happened near Ardrey Kell Road and Bridgehampton Club Drive.Four firefighters went to the hospital with potentially serious injuries. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
  • Nine performers injured at circus show in Providence

    Nine performers injured at circus show in Providence

    Nine people were seriously injured Sunday afternoon during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance, according to an official familiar with the incident.
    Nine people were seriously injured Sunday afternoon during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance, according to an official familiar with the incident.
  • Deployed Dallas military mom returns home, surprises son at school

    Deployed Dallas military mom returns home, surprises son at school

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:56:34 GMT
    A Dallas second grader got quite the surprise at school on Friday when his military mother returned home from Kuwait.
    A Dallas second grader got quite the surprise at school on Friday when his military mother returned home from Kuwait.
  • Drivers In Fiery FedEx/School Bus Crash Had Clean Records

    Drivers In Fiery FedEx/School Bus Crash Had Clean Records

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:25:18 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.
  • 20 wounded in multiple stabbings at Pa. high school

    20 wounded in multiple stabbings at Pa. high school

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:01:24 GMT
    Twenty students were wounded — four seriously — during a stabbing spree early Wednesday at a high school near Pittsburgh and a 16-year-old male student is in custody, authorities say.
    Twenty students were wounded — four seriously — during a stabbing spree early Wednesday at a high school near Pittsburgh and a 16-year-old male student is in custody, authorities say.
  • Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

    Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

    Friday, March 28 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-03-28 21:09:42 GMT
    An 8-year-old Virginia girl who keeps her hair short and wears boys' clothes has withdrawn from a private Christian academy under pressure from its administration.
    An 8-year-old Virginia girl who keeps her hair short and wears boys' clothes has withdrawn from a private Christian academy under pressure from its administration.
  • Smartphone app helps alcoholics stay sober, study says

    Smartphone app helps alcoholics stay sober, study says

    Thursday, March 27 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-03-28 00:32:08 GMT
    A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.
    A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.
  • Glow-in-the-dark plants go on sale

    Glow-in-the-dark plants go on sale

    Thursday, March 27 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-03-27 16:38:19 GMT
    Growing a glowing tree may take a while, but you can order glow-in-the-dark seeds for Arabidopsis, a small flowering plant in the mustard family, right now.
    Like the glowing forests from the film "Avatar," glow-in-the-dark plants are coming to your home. Growing a glowing tree may take a while, but you can order glow-in-the-dark seeds for Arabidopsis, a small flowering plant in the mustard family, right now.
  • Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentine capital

    Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentine capital

    Saturday, March 22 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-03-22 19:01:06 GMT
    American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.
    American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.
  • Elderly Woman Discouraged From Calling Police After Attacked In Walmart

    Elderly Woman Discouraged From Calling Police After Attacked In Walmart

    Saturday, March 22 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-03-22 16:14:23 GMT
    A man assaults an elderly woman in a Wal-Mart but now the store is under fire for not calling police in San Bernardino.
    A man assaults an elderly woman in a Wal-Mart but now the store is under fire for not calling police in San Bernardino.
  • Reading firefighters sing to keep trapped child calm

    Reading firefighters sing to keep trapped child calm

    Friday, March 21 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-03-22 02:13:05 GMT
    Reading Firefighters burst into song at a rescue late Wednesday afternoon in order to keep a little girl calm while she was stuck in an elevator with her mom and baby brother.
    Reading Firefighters burst into song at a rescue late Wednesday afternoon in order to keep a little girl calm while she was stuck in an elevator with her mom and baby brother.
  • Plano firefighter saves twin babies from burning home

    Plano firefighter saves twin babies from burning home

    Friday, March 21 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-03-21 21:44:00 GMT
    A firefighter, Randy Wood, helped a woman and toddler out of the duplex when she told her that her babies were still inside the burning home.
    A firefighter, Randy Wood, helped a woman and toddler out of the duplex when she told her that her babies were still inside the burning home.
  • Singer Chris Brown Arrested On Warrant And Held Without Bail

    Singer Chris Brown Arrested On Warrant And Held Without Bail

    Friday, March 14 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-03-15 00:19:59 GMT
    Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him.
    Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him.
  • Woman Says School Bus Driver Left Her Son Stranded Near Busy Intersection

    Woman Says School Bus Driver Left Her Son Stranded Near Busy Intersection

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-03-14 23:47:04 GMT
    A mother she experienced the worst 15 minutes of her life when 6 year old son didn't get off the school bus one day.
    A mother she experienced the worst 15 minutes of her life when 6 year old son didn't get off the school bus one day.
  • Special Needs Kid Enters Contest To Win Bike

    Special Needs Kid Enters Contest To Win Bike

    Friday, March 14 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-03-14 20:23:38 GMT
    A 9-year-old West Virginia boy is determined to win a custom bike, which would exercise his brace-bound legs.
    A 9-year-old West Virginia boy is determined to win a custom bike, which would exercise his brace-bound legs.
  • Attention drawn to drone over East Harlem explosion

    Attention drawn to drone over East Harlem explosion

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:48:09 GMT
    Some of the more detailed footage taken of the blast site in the wake of the gas leak explosion in East Harlem was taken by a commercial drone manned by a man from New Jersey. 
    Some of the more detailed footage taken of the blast site in the wake of the gas leak explosion in East Harlem was taken by a commercial drone manned by a man from New Jersey. Brian Wilson, 45, a business systems specialist shot several hours of aerial video using the unmanned vehicle. The video eventually went viral and drew the attention of law enforcement.
  • Student Contracts Rare, Airborne Fungus

    Student Contracts Rare, Airborne Fungus

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:21:02 GMT
    Nearly five months ago, an Augsburg University student was living the life of a normal 21-year-old. Then, he got sick with a rare airborne fungus and has been hospitalized ever since.
    Nearly five months ago, an Augsburg University student was living the life of a normal 21-year-old. Then, he got sick with a rare airborne fungus and has been hospitalized ever since.
  • Women indicted in Maryland exorcism deaths

    Women indicted in Maryland exorcism deaths

    Friday, March 14 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-03-14 16:08:42 GMT
    Two Maryland women have been indicted in the stabbings of four children in what authorities say the women believed was an exorcism. Twenty-eight-year-old Zakieya Avery and 21-year-old Monifa Sanford were indicted Thursday on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Avery's 18-month-old son and 2-year-old daughter in January at a home in Germantown, Md., outside Washington.
    Two Maryland women have been indicted in the stabbings of four children in what authorities say the women believed was an exorcism. Twenty-eight-year-old Zakieya Avery and 21-year-old Monifa Sanford were indicted Thursday on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Avery's 18-month-old son and 2-year-old daughter in January at a home in Germantown, Md., outside Washington.
  • Man who threatened shooting for retweets arrested

    Man who threatened shooting for retweets arrested

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:31:17 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police have arrested a 20-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his Twitter post was retweeted a hundred times. The Los Angeles Times reports ( http://lat.ms/1o0O1NF ) Dakkari Dijon McAnuff was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. The investigation began Wednesday morning when police officers were notified about a photo on Twitter. It showed a rifle pointed at a Los Angeles street with the caption "100 (retweets) and ...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police have arrested a 20-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his Twitter post was retweeted a hundred times. The Los Angeles Times reports ( http://lat.ms/1o0O1NF ) Dakkari Dijon McAnuff was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. The investigation began Wednesday morning when police officers were notified about a photo on Twitter. It showed a rifle pointed at a Los Angeles street with the caption "100 (retweets) and ...
  • Brazil club punished for racially abusing referee

    Brazil club punished for racially abusing referee

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:21:17 GMT
    SAO PAULO (AP) -- A sports tribunal has ordered a club in southern Brazil to play five matches away from its stadium because its fans racially abused a referee during a match. The tribunal also fined Esportivo about $13,000 after some of its supporters allegedly called the referee a "monkey" and told him to "return to the jungle" in a match in the Rio Grande do Sul state championship on March 5. The fans also vandalized the referee's car and left bananas on top of it. Esportivo was almost ba...
    SAO PAULO (AP) -- A sports tribunal has ordered a club in southern Brazil to play five matches away from its stadium because its fans racially abused a referee during a match. The tribunal also fined Esportivo about $13,000 after some of its supporters allegedly called the referee a "monkey" and told him to "return to the jungle" in a match in the Rio Grande do Sul state championship on March 5. The fans also vandalized the referee's car and left bananas on top of it. Esportivo was almost ba...
  • Biden, Obama kick off St Patrick's Day early in DC

    Biden, Obama kick off St Patrick's Day early in DC

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:19:29 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is kicking off St. Patrick's Day early by having breakfast with Ireland's prime minister. Biden hosted Enda Kenny and about 50 others for eggs, potatoes and Irish soda bread. Irish music could be heard coming from Biden's official residence as he welcomed Kenny. Biden praises Kenny for his handling of the fiscal crisis in Europe. He says Kenny had the courage to make difficult decisions that have benefited Ireland. Biden has an Irish background. He...
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is kicking off St. Patrick's Day early by having breakfast with Ireland's prime minister. Biden hosted Enda Kenny and about 50 others for eggs, potatoes and Irish soda bread. Irish music could be heard coming from Biden's official residence as he welcomed Kenny. Biden praises Kenny for his handling of the fiscal crisis in Europe. He says Kenny had the courage to make difficult decisions that have benefited Ireland. Biden has an Irish background. He...
  • Methodist bishop cited for gay wedding in Alabama

    Methodist bishop cited for gay wedding in Alabama

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:17:24 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A retired United Methodist bishop is facing formal complaints over a gay wedding he performed in Alabama. A church statement says complaints have been filed against Bishop Melvin G. Talbert, who conducted the wedding ceremony for two men in October. The statement says Talbert is accused of violating his "sacred trust" as a bishop by performing the ceremony. The denomination doesn't allow its ministers to hold same-sex weddings, so Talbert married the men at another c...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A retired United Methodist bishop is facing formal complaints over a gay wedding he performed in Alabama. A church statement says complaints have been filed against Bishop Melvin G. Talbert, who conducted the wedding ceremony for two men in October. The statement says Talbert is accused of violating his "sacred trust" as a bishop by performing the ceremony. The denomination doesn't allow its ministers to hold same-sex weddings, so Talbert married the men at another c...
  • California sisters fighting back after professor steals graphic pro-life sign

    California sisters fighting back after professor steals graphic pro-life sign

    Friday, March 14 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-03-14 12:51:33 GMT
    Two California sisters told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Thursday they are fighting back against a college professor who they say assaulted them and stole their pro-life signs because “no one has the right to take someone else’s property.” Thrin Short, 16, and her sister Joan, 21, were part of an anti-abortion protest at the University of California, Santa Barbara when they were approached by Associate Professor Mireille Miller-Young. They say Miller-Young, who teachers feminist studies, grabbed th...
    Two California sisters told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Thursday they are fighting back against a college professor who they say assaulted them and stole their pro-life signs because “no one has the right to take someone else’s property.” Thrin Short, 16, and her sister Joan, 21, were part of an anti-abortion protest at the University of California, Santa Barbara when they were approached by Associate Professor Mireille Miller-Young. They say Miller-Young, who teachers feminist studies, grabbed th...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger raffling off ride in his tank

    Arnold Schwarzenegger raffling off ride in his tank

    Friday, March 14 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-03-14 12:11:18 GMT
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has been a world champion bodybuilder, box office star, California governor and scandal sheet cover boy, but at age 61 he has finally achieved his life-long dream: He bought a tank. Not just any tank, but a classic M47 Patton with an 810 hp V12 that weighs nearly 50 tons. And he’s going to let one lucky fan drive it. Not just drive it, mind you, but crush things with it. Something he apparently loves to do. To raise money for the After-School All-Stars charity he support...
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has been a world champion bodybuilder, box office star, California governor and scandal sheet cover boy, but at age 61 he has finally achieved his life-long dream: He bought a tank. Not just any tank, but a classic M47 Patton with an 810 hp V12 that weighs nearly 50 tons. And he’s going to let one lucky fan drive it. Not just drive it, mind you, but crush things with it. Something he apparently loves to do. To raise money for the After-School All-Stars charity he support...
  • Pistorius photographed in bloodied prosthetics

    Pistorius photographed in bloodied prosthetics

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:51:47 GMT
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing on his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday. Prosecutors displayed two photos on TV monitors in the courtroom. In one, the muscled Olympic athlete, who is shirtless, is standing facing the camera wearing his prosthetics. There are blood stains up to the knees of his limbs and...
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing on his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday. Prosecutors displayed two photos on TV monitors in the courtroom. In one, the muscled Olympic athlete, who is shirtless, is standing facing the camera wearing his prosthetics. There are blood stains up to the knees of his limbs and...
  • Falling ice causes problems in Chicago

    Falling ice causes problems in Chicago

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:49:08 GMT
    Falling ice threatened pedestrians and their cars in Chicago. People say the ice was falling as they were walking on sidewalks. They're not out of the clear just yet. Temperatures will be above freezing for a few days before more snow arrives next week.
    Falling ice threatened pedestrians and their cars in Chicago. People say the ice was falling as they were walking on sidewalks. They're not out of the clear just yet. Temperatures will be above freezing for a few days before more snow arrives next week.
  • Police believe teen was drunk, had gun in trunk of car at school

    Police believe teen was drunk, had gun in trunk of car at school

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:37:49 GMT
    A 16 year-old boy is accused of showing up to school drunk with a gun in the truck of his car. Some students at Southern High School in Anne Arundel County told their teacher they thought their classmate was drunk.
    A 16 year-old boy is accused of showing up to school drunk with a gun in the truck of his car. Some students at Southern High School in Anne Arundel County told their teacher they thought their classmate was drunk.
  • VIDEO: Boy Scouts rescued by helicopter in Boundary Waters

    VIDEO: Boy Scouts rescued by helicopter in Boundary Waters

    Friday, June 13 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-06-13 21:09:25 GMT

    A Boy Scouts troop is safe after being rescued from a lake in the Boundary Waters. The troop of 8 people went into the water when their canoes capsized Thursday on Basswood Lake.

    A Boy Scouts troop is safe after being rescued from a lake in the Boundary Waters.The troop of 8 people went into the water when their canoes capsized Thursday on Basswood Lake.
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