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Masked ISIS executioner identified as former London resident

The identity of the masked executioner clutching a knife in ISIS beheading propaganda videos has been revealed.

Coroners say obesity epidemic is forcing them to buy bigger body bags

With more than one third of U.S. adults overweight, coroners are having problems with standard body bags sizes being too small.

Kansas considers loosening its gun laws

Kansas is moving toward removing what some gun rights advocates see as its last major restriction on firearms, with the state Senate giving first-round approval Wednesday to a bill that would end a requirement for permits to carry concealed wea

What happens if DHS shuts down?

Congress has just two days until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and it's anyone's guess whether they'll take the department off the cliff.

FCC passes Net Neutrality rules in victory for open-internet activists

After more than a year of heated public debate, the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday passed "net neutrality" rules

Kentucky woman trains dog to read

If you think a smart dog is one who can roll over or shakes hands on command, you haven't met Mia. Mia, can read. Or at least Mia's owner says she can.

How big butts have become big business

Kim Kardashian is boosting plastic surgeons' bottom lines.

Baby survived Oso landslide that killed 43 people

At just five months old, Duke Suddarth survived the unthinkable, wrapped in the arms of his mother, Amanda Skorjanc.

Giuliana Rancic apologizes for "weed" comment about Disney star

E! correspondent Giuliana Rancic is saying sorry, to Disney star Zendaya Coleman, over comments she made about her hair on Rancic's show "Fashion Police."

California family prays for relatives kidnapped by ISIS

Fears are growing by the hour about the fate of Assyrian Christians kidnapped by ISIS. A former resident of Modesto, California and members of his family are among those being held captive.

What does net neutrality mean for you?

On Thursday, the FCC is expected to approve new rules that -- depending on which side you believe -- either ensures a fair Internet or smothers it with unnecessary regulation.

Do you have a 'soft addiction'?

When you hear the word addiction drugs, alcohol, or even caffeine may come to mind, but there are other fixations people crave. Shopping, tanning, chewing ice, gambling, drinking soda and exercising are just a few of them.

28-year-old Memphis man charged with assaulting 92-year-old girlfriend

A May-December romance turned violent in Memphis this week when a 28-year-old man assaulted his 92-year-old girlfriend and roommate, police said.

Family wants answers after disabled boy is left on school bus for 4 hours

School District officials scrambled Tuesday to find out how a 10-year old disabled 4th grader with Down's syndrome was left behind on a Pleasanton, Texas school bus for four hours in 43-degree weather.

Weather threat postpones Georgia's first execution of a woman in 70 years

Not since Lena Baker, an African-American convicted of murder and pardoned decades later, has Georgia executed a woman.