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Holiday travelers hit the road ahead of Christmas

The holiday rush is on. 98.6 million Americans plan to travel 50 miles or more to visit friends or family over the next week, and winter weather along the east coast could mean slow-going for many.

Police on high alert across the U.S. after NYPD slaying

The New York City Police Department and other across the nation are on alert, fearful of copycat attacks following the ambush that killed two of their fellow officers over the weekend.

FAA launches new drone safety campaign

The Federal Aviation Administration and some hobby groups have teamed up to kick off a national public awareness campaign about drones.

103-year-old golfer becomes oldest to score hole-in-one

Sarasota, Florida is home to one of the most experienced golfers in America. Gus Andreone may have never played in a major championship, but he's definitely outlived many golf icons.

Singer Joe Cocker is dead at 70

oe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.

Young cancer patient fan gets his own 'Hobbit' house

One can't tell by looking at the front of the Lomat's house in Glen Burnie, Maryland, but there's a magical place in their back yard, a play house built to look like a hobbit house.

Satanic Temple erects ‘Snaketivity’ display at Michigan’s capitol

A controversial display has made its way to Michigan's Capitol. A group of Satanists have placed a "Snaketivity" near a nativity scene on the capitol grounds.

Off-duty Nevada police officer saves toddler from choking

An off-duty police officer recently saved the life of a choking 3-year-old boy in a Mesquite, Nevada convenience store, and the incident was caught on camera.

Young cancer survivor becomes Santa’s little helper

One of Santa's very special little helpers has delivered hundreds of gifts to Tacoma, Washington's Mary Bridge Children's Hospital.

Cop shooting suspect laughs at charges during hearing

One of the suspects accused of shooting two DeKalb County, Georgia police officers a week ago appeared before a judge for the first time on Friday.

California gun shop causes controversy with Santa billboard

A Chico, California billboard is drawing fire for its depiction of Santa Claus holding an assault rifle. The owners of Down Range Indoor Training Center put up the sign reading "We build AR's for Santa".

U.S. still reeling after murder of two NYPD officers

Two New York City Police officers murdered in the line of duty were honored at a candlelight vigil Sunday. Mourners left flowers and lit candles at the makeshift memorial to Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.

North Kansas City School apologizes after taking away blind child’s cane

Kansas City, MO (WDAF)-- Two North Kansas City parents are outraged after they say their blind son's cane was taken away from him at school by a bus driver.

10 year old wrongfully handcuffed while family friend was arrested

Middletown, CT (WTIC) -- A young girl was put in handcuffs when a family friend she was with was arrested in Middletown.

Look out! Here comes the new Spider-Woman

(CNN) -- Spider-Woman has never been one of the major characters in comic books, but Marvel hopes that she will make a splash with her new look.