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Cat survives for 36 days trapped inside box

The story is hard to believe, but owner Ashley Barth and the veterinarian’s office where her cat is being treated say it’s true: Mee Moowe the cat survived a month-long trip across the country without food or water.

Indiana airman surprises little sister after serving 2 years overseas

A little girl name Hannah thought she was being taped by the news because of an upcoming school project. She thought wrong.

Boy kidnapped, hidden in wall now back home

The boy who was kidnapped and hidden inside a Georgia home for four years is now back with his mother in Orlando.

Obama's request for Ebola Emergency funding sits on Capitol Hill for weeks

Ebola "emergency" funds... Not so much of an emergency. The President's request has been sitting here on Capitol Hill for weeks - part of the budget Congress needs to pass by December 11th.

GOP leaders discuss Obama's executive actions on immigration reform

Republicans said Tuesday they may withhold money from the Department of Homeland Security in order to stop President Obama' plan to end the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants.

Auto sales jump in November

The big auto makers have reason to be jolly this holiday season. November sales figures released Tuesday show a huge improvement over last year. Chrysler leads the way, posting a 20 percent jump from last November.

Detroit power outage puts schools, other public buildings in the dark

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said a power outage put city schools, firehouses, police stations, City Hall and Wayne State University in the dark Tuesday morning.

Teen charged for brutal hammer murder in St. Louis

Murder charges have been filed against a St. Louis teen for his role in a brutal hammer attack.

Gun sales increase as Black Friday spending declines

It looks like Santa will be delivering more guns this Christmas.

High school shooting thwarted in Utah

A 16-year-old Utah was arrested Monday after police say he took a loaded gun to Fremont High School in Plain City intending to "open fire" on fellow students.

Obama promises to prevent another Ferguson

President Obama is promising less talk and more action to prevent another Ferguson.

Wisconsin pastor calls anti-Christmas message 'mean-spirited'

Controversy is swirling surrounding a billboard along I-94 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The ad shows a little girl making her Christmas wish list with the tag line; "Skip church, I'm too old for fairy tales."

Retail spending down 11% this Thanksgiving weekend

Black Friday was once a holiday shopping sprint, but this year, it's looking more like a marathon two-month savings slog. Sales were down 11 percent over Thanksgiving weekend, but retailers aren't worried.

Would-be burglar falls asleep after breaking into Austin business

When an Austin, Texas business owner went into work this weekend he found more than he bargained for - a strange intruder. The owners are relieved he came for nothing more than a good night's sleep.

Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board

Bill Cosby's long relationship with his beloved Temple University has come to an end, another effect of the scandal engulfing the once adored television star and comedian.