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Puppy survives knitting needle through heart

You can't tell from her wagging tail what a troubled tale Tutti could tell.

Historians open 220-year-old time capsule left by Founding Fathers

Early residents of Boston valued a robust press as much as their history and currency if the contents of a time capsule dating back to the years just after the Revolutionary War are any guide.

New Congress starts tug of war between Obama & Republicans

President Obama is making three stops this week to highlight jobs - plus some new initiatives on housing and college, but Republicans here insist he's not driving this train.

Doctor shot, gunman kills self inside El Paso VA Clinic

A spokesperson with Congressman Beto O'Rourke's Office has confirmed that a doctor at the El Paso VA Clinic was shot before the gunman turned the gunman on himself earlier this afternoon.

Latest gadgets showcased at 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show kicked off in Las Vegas Tuesday, showcasing the latest high-tech gadgets.

Arctic blast brings brutal temperatures south

Brutal winter conditions have a grip on much of the country right now and are causing major travel problems across multiple states.

CDC: middle-aged white men most likely to die of alcohol poisoning

Despite what you might think, college kids on spring break are not the group in the united states most likely to die from alcohol poisoning.

1 million expected to lose food stamps as economy improves

A side effect of the improving economy: About 1 million needy people will lose food stamp benefits starting this fall.

NASA stuns with new image of 'Pillars of Creation'

NASA has come out with a new image that could become one of its most iconic ever.

Member of Ferguson grand jury trying to lift lifetime gag order

A grand juror who served on the grand jury that decided not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown is suing St.

Brutally Honest: Is it OK to spy on your kids?

Whether you think spying on your kids is acceptable in today's digital age or a breach of trust seems to really depend on how you define "spying" in the first place.

114th U.S. Congress starts with Republicans in control

The 114th United States Congress gets underway today in Washington. Republicans are taking over the Senate, and they're looking to put a lot of their ideas on President Obama's desk.

3 Apps that will help you keep your New Year’s resolution

Your smartphone can be a handy tool to help keep those New Year's resolutions. If you vowed to exercise more, the Pact app can provide a monetary incentive to keep your goal.

XL Pipeline top priority for Republican-controlled Congress

The newly elected Congress will begin work on Tuesday. Republicans will take control of the Senate, and plan to immediately begin work on approving the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline and making minor adjustments to Obamacare.

Vandals destroy ancient headstones in Massachusetts cemetery

Dozens of tombstones were found vandalized at a Whitman, Massachusetts cemetery Saturday.