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Adrian Peterson pleads no contest to reckless assault charge

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded no contest to a charge of misdemeanor reckless assault.

Philadelphia police search for answers in terrifying caught-on-camera abduction

Philadelphia police are hoping a new clue will help them find kidnapping victim Carlesha Freeland-Gaither. They say someone used Freeland-Gaither's debit card in Aberdeen, Maryland early Monday morning.

WA pizza maker fights armed robber out of restaurant

Jordan Raudenbush admits he was having a bad day.

GA couple donates first ever synthetic drug K-9 to police

Douglas County, GA (WGCL) -- A family who lost its son to synthetic drugs donated a synthetic drug dog to the Douglas County Sheriff's Department.

OR mom throws child over bridge then calls police

(CNN) -- A 6-year-old boy was found dead in the frigid waters of Oregon's Yaquina Bay after his mother told police she threw him off a bridge Monday evening, authorities said.

Navy's newest fighter makes first landing

(CNN) -- A combination of old and new hooked up off the coast of San Diego Monday to give the U.S. Navy a glimpse into its future.

What happens at the polls could shift power in Washington

The speeches are done, the issues have been debated and candidates have shaken every hand they can find. 36 Senate U.S. seats will be decided, and eight are too close to call.

U.S. Senate candidates work to get out the vote on eve of Election Day

Control of the United States Senate is at stake in tomorrow's election, and the latest polls show Republicans have the momentum.

Brittany Maynard's death brings new attention to end of life decisions

It's hard to look at images of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard and see anything other than the picture of health.

FL family hoping to recover stolen wheelchair for disabled child

A Jacksonville, Florida mother is asking for the public's help after her daughter's wheelchair-stroller was stolen.

Why 'Call of Duty' is a 'bellwether' game

In the world of video gaming the release of "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" is akin to a new "Harry Potter" or "Hunger Games" film hitting theaters.

Snowstorms deliver an early taste of winter across the country

The calendar says fall, but in parts of the United States the weather was all winter over the weekend. The snow, cold, wind and ice that were so prevalent last winter are now back, too soon for many.

OH teen battling terminal cancer inspires others with courange on the basketball court

Her story has become a global movement, and on Sunday Lauren Hill lived out her dream to play basketball for College of Mount Saint Joseph.

Detroit father dies rescuing daughter from house fire

A festive night for one Detroit, Michigan family turned tragic Saturday morning. Patrick Baker worked to save the six people inside his home after a fire erupted, but the smoke inside was so bad, he couldn't save himself.

Some polls suggest Republicans are surging in some key states

Democrats and Republicans are making their final arguments ahead of Tuesday's election, and it's looking possible that Republicans could take the senate.