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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.

Nacogdoches teens arrested for killing animals in satanic type ritual

Two Nacogdoches County teenagers have been arrested for allegedly killing animals in a satanic type ritual.

Colleges that offer the best return on your investment

At a time of rising tuition and soaring college debt, the school students choose can make a big difference to their long-term financial health, according to a report on which colleges offer the best return on investment.

Secret Service agents sent home after one found passed out in Amsterdam

Three Secret Service agents were sent home after one of them was found passed out after a night of drinking in Amsterdam, an official familiar with the incident told CNN.

Nissan recalls 1 million vehicles due to airbag flaw

Nissan Motor is recalling more than 1 million vehicles in the United States and Canada to fix a software problem that could prevent the front passenger airbag from deploying in an accident.

5 charged in Houston stash house bust where 115 were held hostage

Five men will face federal charges after police say they held 115 people for ransom inside a south Houston, Texas home.