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Medical experts show how a plasma infusion helped save a soldier's life

One of the iconic pictures to surface out of the war in Afghanistan wouldn't have been possible if not for this life-saving substance which is being tested in San Antonio, Texas.

Patient showing possible Ebola symptoms at Ohio hospital tests negative for virus

A 46-year-old Columbus, Ohio resident who was recently tested for Ebola has tested negative for the virus.

Underwater speakers keep invasive fish out of north stretch of Mississippi River

(KTTC) An invasive species of carp have been slowly making their way up north on the Mississippi River, threatening the natural species that call those waters home.

UPDATE: Military releases name of U.S. General killed in Afghanistan

UPDATE: U.S. Major General Harold Greene was deputy commander in charge of training Afghan government forces and was killed today visiting some of the men he helped train.

PHOTOS: CA parents create beautiful remembrance of stillborn baby

A California's parents-to-be worst nightmare came true recently when their daughter arrived stillborn. The family has turned their grief into a beautiful rembrance of photography that is now being shared with the world.

Michigan police say 12-year-old stabbed 9-year-old to death on neighborhood playground

Police in Kentwood, Michigan say a 12-year-old stabbed a 9-year-old Monday. It happened on a playground at the Pinewood Village Mobile Home Park.

New study finds texting can be a deadly distraction for pedestrians

It may seem harmless, but a new study shows walking and texting can be a deadly distraction.

FL woman using stolen credit card poses for photo

Josephine Lupo, 74, was angry to the point of tears describing how she became a victim of credit card fraud. "I had to call everybody," Lupo said.

Second American battling the deadly Ebola virus, arrives back in U.S.

Ebola patient Nancy Writebol is back in the United States, landing in Bangor, Maine this morning on her way to Atlanta after flying overnight from Liberia in a medi-vac jet equipped with an isolation pod.

Leaders from Africa's nations gather in DC for one of the large international gatherings ever

Heads of state from some 50 African nations, along with hundreds of other business and political leaders, are in the nation's capital for the first ever us Africa business summit.

Indiana woman loses $150K in online dating scam

An Indiana woman is out almost $150,000 after falling for what she calls an online dating scam.

FL mom leaves 8-year-old son in car, drinks at bar for 4 hours

A St. Petersburg, Florida woman is charged with DUI and child neglect after police say she left her 8-year-old son in her car while she drank at a bar for four hours.

OK vandals destroy high school football locker room, coaches' office

Students and staff at one Blanchard, Oklahoma high school will spend their next few weeks before school starts cleaning up what vandals destroyed.

Fisherman catches 12ft Tiger Shark off Texas coast

A fisherman reeled in what's being called the catch of a lifetime, just five miles off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas After a seven hour fight Ryan Spring reeled in a 12 foot, 7-inch tiger shark, about the size of his boat.

Thief steals $1M in loot from World's largest closet in Texas

It was like watching an episode of MTV cribs when Houston socialite Theresa Roemer featured her three story closet on national television. Friday night those sweet digs of hers were turned into a crime scene.