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IL couple united by lack of sight celebrates 50 years of marriage

A Decatur, Illinois couple is celebrating 50 years of wedded bliss, after a lack of sight brought them together. Rich and DeeDee Adams say communication is what allows their relationship to stand the test of time.

MA store owner tosses hot chili powder into eyes of would-be robbers

Two would-be robbers got a spicy surprise inside a Stoneham, Massachusetts convenience store. The two men walked into the store late Saturday night, looking to cash a winning scratch ticket, but something seemed off.

Mentally disabled teen found caged inside Michigan home

Michigan police have arrested a couple after finding a mentally challenged man locked in a caged bed in their Huron county home.

Nurse Amber Vinson to leave Atlanta hospital after successful Ebola treatment

Nurse Amber Vinson has been declared Ebola-free. Amber Vinson will leave Emory University Hospital in Atlanta Tuesday.

FL boy suffers stroke, coma after getting rare infection from mosquito bite

A Jacksonville, Florida boy is recovering after an infection triggered by a mosquito bite nearly killed him. "At one time we didn't know if he was going to make it," said Ada Santiago.

Rival PA high school teams help autistic teen score final touchdown of the season

It was a touching moment on a high school football field near Pittsburgh Friday when a player with autism helped end the season on a high note.

Mother of Sandy Hook victim campaigns for gun control in Seattle after Friday's school shooting

If there's anyone who understands the heartache families in Marysville, Washington are feeling in the aftermath of Friday's shooting, it's Nicole Hockley.

How should the U.S. deal with health care workers who treat Ebola patients overseas?

There's word of a possible new Ebola case this morning, as officials try to manage how to handle health care workers, and others coming back to the U.S. from the hot zone

Items from P.T. Barnum's estate up for sale in Wisconsin

What some are billing as the "greatest auction on Earth" is underway in Wisconsin. Items from the Barnum family estate, as in Barnum and Bailey Circus, went up for sale Monday at a home in Brookfield.

U.S. is 65th in world on gender pay gap

Women -- if you're waiting for the wage gap to close soon, don't hold your breath.

Wi-Fi hot spot named 'Al-Quida Free Terror Network' delays LAX flight

A transatlantic American Airlines flight was delayed Sunday after a passenger noticed a portable Wi-Fi connection named "Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork."

What will happen to taxes and government spending if Republicans win the Senate?

There's a chance Election Day brings a Republican takeover of Congress, with the party gaining control of the Senate while preserving its hold on the House.

Major stores are rejecting Apple Pay and Google Wallet, say they're developing their own system

Just a week after launching, Apple Pay has run into a roadblock.

Nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa to be released from quarantine in NJ

A 5-year-old boy is being tested for possible Ebola infection after arriving at New York City's Bellevue Hospital overnight.

Wal-Mart removes 'Fat Girl Costumes' category on website after social media outcry

A section of Wal-Mart's website dedicated to women's plus-sized costumes has been altered after displaying an offensive heading: "fat girl costumes."