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TX School administrator tells student confederate shirt is racist, asks him to remove it

18-year-old Mason Deering walked out of his San Antonio high school yesterday because of a dispute over his t-shirt.

Number of children diagnosed with autism continues to spike

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complicated condition in which children generally have impaired social and behavioral skills. There is no known single cause and no cure.

Mississippi's Michelle Byrom won't be executed Thursday

A mother convicted of a murder to which her son has confessed multiple times will not be executed Thursday, as the Mississippi Supreme Court continues to review her post-conviction motion.

Welfare fraud at its worst? Wealthy MN couple charged for swindling the state

Felony charges were filed Friday against a sometime Minnesota couple for an egregious case of alleged welfare fraud. The accused are Colin Chisholm III, 62, and Andrea Chisholm, 54.

New Army uniform guidelines limit tattoos for soldiers

The updated Army Regulation 670-1 was approved by Army Secretary John McHugh on March 6th and the new regulations were published on March 18 via Facebook.

Iraq war vet introduces military suicide prevention bill

The first Iraq war combat veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at reducing the number of military veterans who commit suicide.

TX family fights for euthanasia laws after daughter's death

A Texas family is fighting to make euthanasia of terminal patients legal in the state. They don't want other families to go through the pain that they have endured.

2 firefighters perish in 9-alarm Boston blaze

Two firefighters are dead following a massive nine-alarm blaze in Boston, Massachusetts.

MN Cop helps save boy fallen in septic tank

After five years of working for the Fairbault Sheriff's Office, Deputy Pat Campbell has had some wild runs. But Monday night was the first time he ever responded to reports of a child stuck in a septic tank.

ND Mom charged in death of 13-year-old son who weighed 21 lbs

A North Dakota woman has been charged with murder in the starvation death of her son.

Caught On Cam: Jury decides not to indict man in fatal bus fight

While surveillance video released Wednesday that showed an incident on board a Louisville, Kentucky city bus is certainly giving the public a better idea of what happened during the violent bus ride of March 16, there are still many questions.<

Liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes poses dangerous risk to children

The number of kids getting their hands on liquid nicotine used to refill e-cigarettes and being rushed to the emergency room grows each year. Ren Gaulrapp's 4- year-old happens to be one of them.

President Obama meets with Pope Francis today

Early this morning, President Obama sits down with Pope Francis. He's the ninth U.S. President to make an official visit to the Vatican.

WA Mudslide death toll at 25, 90 still unaccounted for

A grandmother has become the first victim of the deadly Washington mudslide to be formally identified.

IRS ALERT: Scammers demanding account information over phone

There’s a new alert on what the feds are calling one of largest phone scams they've ever seen. The culprits are targeting taxpayers all over the country.