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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.

FBI: 3 New York men tried to join ISIS

Three men living in New York City have been arrested and charged with conspiring to help ISIS. The FBI says two of the three were eager to conduct terrorist strikes in the United States.

Alaska still trying to define rules of legal pot consumption

Alaska's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board adopted an emergency regulation early Tuesday morning defining what a "public place" is in relation to marijuana consumption.

14 things Obama might veto next

When President Barack Obama rejected a bill approving the Keystone pipeline Tuesday, he opened a new era of governing -- one where vetoes are a lot more common.

Jury convicts Eddie Ray Routh of murder in ‘American Sniper’ trial

A jury has found former Marine Eddie Ray Routh guilty in the murder of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield.

Dash cam video shows gas explosion that destroyed New Jersey home

Officials released dash cam video of a gas explosion that destroyed an Ocean County, New Jersey home and injured 15 people.

Louisiana Senators react to President’s Keystone Pipeline veto

Louisiana Congressional members, David Vitter and Bill Cassidy, react to President Obama’s Keystone Pipeline veto. Vitter: Obama Keystone Veto is Political Spite

FEMA head outlines what exactly will happen if DHS shuts down

If the Department of Homeland Security funding runs out Friday, a large majority of the department's staff and operations will continue, prompting some lawmakers to downplay the potential impact of a shutdown.

Senate works to pass Homeland Security funding bill

The Senate is considering a deal that would pass a Homeland Security funding bill derailed by a separate fight over President Obama's executive orders on immigration.

Obama rejects Keystone XL bill

President Barack Obama, exercising his veto power for the first time in five years, rejected on Tuesday a measure green-lighting the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

California train collision injures 28 people

Dozens of Southern California commuters were injured Tuesday morning when a Metrolink train derailed after slamming into a vehicle abandoned on the tracks near Oxnard.

New study finds giving peanuts to babies may prevent the allergy

For years, doctors told parents not to give babies peanut products to help prevent food allergies.

Washington church transforms strip club into coffee shop

An old Shoreline, Washington building with a dark and seedy past is getting a chance at redemption. "The Junction" is a place where anyone can come inside for a bite to eat, a hot cup of coffee and a warm reception.

Lawmakers trying to prevent Homeland Security from running out of money

This morning it's unclear if there will be money for Homeland Security at the end of this week. Congress has a Friday deadline to approve it - but that money's mired in a fight over immigration.

First grade teacher donates kidney to one of her students

Last December 6-year-old Matt Parker asked Santa to help find someone who could give him a new kidney. Now his wish has come true.