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GA: high school player saves umpire's life during game

Some of us go through our whole lives and never find out whether we'd come through in the clutch.

National Ag Day 2014

Today is National Ag Day.

FL family traps panty burglar in bathroom

Fast asleep overnight Saturday, a Golden Gate, Florida family was jolted awake. "We heard a big boom sound. My husband got up, ran to my kids' room," said mother Janet Gonzalez.

FL Man attacks estranged wife with machete, son jumps in

It was the middle of the night Sunday when Okeechobee County investigators say Jose Fonseca broke into his estranged wife's home for a second time that day.

CO school suspends 11-year-old for shaving her head in support of classmate's battle with cancer

It was meant as a gesture of solidarity: a girl in Grand Junction, Colorado shaved her head to support her friend, who is battling cancer.

Vandals glue razor blades to playground equipment in IL park

It's perhaps the last thing you'd expect to find at a playground. Authorities say they found razor blades glued to playground equipment at a park in East Moline, Illinois.

61 cars crash on MN highway

One person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries after a 61-vehicle crash on Minnesota's Highway 55 Monday afternoon.

Oil-soaked birds spotted near site of Texas fuel spill

Initial estimates that the oil spill in Texas' Galveston Bay only adversely affected a handful of birds appears to be off.

Search crews discover eight more bodies of people killed in Saturday's mudslide

A task force of rescue experts was due to arrive in Washington on Tuesday to bolster the increasingly desperate search for survivors after an immense mudslide.

Data suggests Obama's final push for ACA dealine is working

Five million people have now signed up for health insurance on the state and federal online exchanges, the Obama administration said Monday. That's a number that suggests a big-last minute surge to get coverage.

Iowa man becomes EMT after being saved in ambulance

An Iowa man who was having a heart attack was saved by the quick actions of an Emergency Medical Technician.

MA family rescues deer stuck in fence

A deer rescue was captured on camera after a family in Attleboro, Massachusetts woke up to quite the surprise Sunday morning. Grant Kelley, 7, was the first to see it.

NY Church auctions off assault rifle during service

Grace Baptist Church in Troy, New York is not normally packed for a Sunday service, but this week there was something extra in the program. The church decided to give away a rifle.

Mumps outbreak spreads beyond Ohio State campus

An outbreak of mumps, first reported at The Ohio State University, has spread beyond campus and into the community, health officials said.

House Democrats to try to force a vote on immigration

Hoping to galvanize attention on a hot issue in an election year, House Democrats will launch a formal petition on Wednesday aimed at forcing a vote on comprehensive immigration reform, according to multiple senior Democratic aides.