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River tubes sold at Wal-Mart stores being recalled

More than 20,000 river tubes are being recalled because they're causing skin irritations.

Lake Charles doctor uses new treatment for 'gritty eyes'

The past two years have been seen through a sometimes painful, oftentimes aggravated view for Marge Coltrin.

Obama to make prime-time speech on ISIS strategy

President Obama will make a prime-time speech Wednesday evening to outline his strategy to defeat the militant group ISIS.

Authorities discover bodies of 5 children in Alabama

The bodies of five children have been found in a wooded area in southern Alabama. The bodies are believed to be those of siblings who were reported missing from South Carolina last week.

Study links frequent marijuana use in teens to issues later in life

Teens who use marijuana daily before age 17 are more than 60% less likely to get their high school diploma than those who've never used pot, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry.

Apple reveals iPhone 6, new watch

Apple presented their latest products Tuesday, and while new iPhones are on the way the big reveal was the new Apple Watch. It's Apple's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

Fishermen may face charges for catching alligator off FL pier

A group of fishermen have quite the story to tell after catching a ten foot alligator off a pier in Venice, Florida, but Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are not happy about it.

Cops identify people behind horrible ice bucket prank on autistic teen

Police have identified those involved in an incident in which the ice bucket challenge trend was used to trick an autistic teenager into being drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.

Will we see the launch of a new iPhone later today?

Apple's newest gadget will likely be unveiled later today.

President Obama begins to lay out a plan to attack ISIS

President Obama is set to begin his campaign to convince America that the U.S. should go after ISIS terrorists. Step one is to lay out his plan for Congress.

Nasty gobs of seaweed from Gulf of Mexico wash up on to TX beach

Nasty piles of seaweed are smothering shores in Port Aransas, Texas.

Virus discovered in 1960s making comeback in 2014

Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. Scientists say they believe the bug to blame is Enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68.

FL company surprises Iraq vet with free dream wedding

When Jacob Leach and Brittany Polinsky arrived at the Ritz-Carlton on Florida's Amelia Island Friday morning they thought they were there to do an interview as one of five finalists for a wedding giveaway.

New gadgets elevate dorm room cuisine to new level

The favorites for dorm cuisine have not changed much over the years, but college students looking to make a quantum culinary leap have new options.

Congress gets back to work & have a lot to get done in a short time

Congress returns to work Monday. They've got just a few weeks to deal with immigration, the budget and how to go after ISIS militants in Syria.