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TN: Facebook picture leads to diagnosis of rare disease

A Tennessee toddler was diagnosed with a rare eye disease after her mother posted a picture of her on Facebook.

TX boy found beaten, malnourished under stairs

A father and stepmother in Harris County, Texas are facing child endangerment charges. Police say they were abusing one of their seven children.

Houston woman accused of murdering husband with stiletto shoe stands trial

The trial is underway for a Houston woman prosecutors say stabbed her boyfriend 25 times with her high-heel shoe, killing him. But attorneys for Ana Trujillo say she was just defending herself.

Number of people killed in Washington State mudslide increases to 24

Estimated financial losses from the deadly Washington mudslide that has killed at least 24 people have reached $10 million, Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday in a letter asking the federal government for a major disaster declaration.

CEO of General Motors will be in hot seat on Capitol Hill about faulty ignition switches

The head of General Motors is in the hot seat on Capitol Hill today and tomorrow testifying about those faulty ignition switches that killed more than a dozen drivers.

Jobless Utah man launces month-long good deed campaign

On a snowy spring morning armed with a dozen bags of food, water and blankets, Daniel Smith is on a mission.

Midnight deadline approaches for Obamacare

It's deadline day for Obamacare. From coast to coast the procrastinators lined up and logged on to buy health care insurance, some for the first time.

Oh Crap App gives DUI legal advice, worries Iowa police

There's a smartphone app that can help people suspected of driving drunk. It was created by an Iowa law firm. But some law enforcement officers are skeptical of the app's intent.

Angry letter to boss gets MI man fired, internet stardom

We've all had moments at work where we felt like "enough is enough." A man in Michigan took that one step further when he left his boss a note telling her exactly how he felt.

Poor FEMA response to N.O. inspires mega training facility in GA

Guardian Centers may be a place to practice how to respond to a disaster, but that doesn't mean real danger is nonexistent.

CA Mother gives 2-year-old epileptic son Cannabis Oil

Los Angeles, CA (KTLA) -- After trying multiple medications, cannabis oil was the only medication to help a 2-year-old with epilepsy, according to his mother.

Mississippi death row inmate Michelle Byrom to get new trial

A new trial has been ordered for Mississippi death row inmate Michelle Byrom, according to a state Supreme Court opinion issued Monday.

AZ PD:Shoplifting suspect flees police at 100 mph with unbuckled child

Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) -- A shoplifting suspect is in police custody following a police chase at speeds in excess of 100 mph with his 5-year-old child unrestrained, officers said.

Study finds gastric bypass surgery effective treatment for Type II Diabetes

A new study finds weight loss surgery has proven to be an effective and long-lasting treatment for Type II Diabetes, with some patients able to maintain a normal blood sugar level without medications or insulin shots.

Pharrell Williams to join 'The Voice'

Yet another reason for fans of "The Voice" to get "Happy." NBC tweeted confirmation on Monday that Pharrell Williams will be joining the show as a coach for Season 7 of the reality singing competition.