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Texas woman gives $10K mink coat to fast food worker

An incredible act of kindness in Southeast Texas left one Whataburger employee beside herself. Cheryl Semien told Eyewitness News a customer handed her a Mink coat after she paid the woman a compliment.

Police: grandmother poisoned baby’s sippy cup

A 43-year-old South Carolina woman is accused of giving her grandson a lethal dose of oxycodone in a sippy cup, according to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.

Colorado faces lawsuit for legal pot spilling over state lines

Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed a case with the U.S Supreme Court against Colorado, alleging that Colorado's Amendment 64, legalizing recreational marijuana, is unconstitutional.

Saturday before Christmas could be bigger than Black Friday

If you are still making your list and checking it twice, get ready to brave the crowds as we head into the final weekend before Christmas.

Obama to stay busy despite being lame duck President

In Washington, Congress is gone and President Obama is tying up loose ends before heading to Hawaii for the holidays. He's holding a news conference today.

Obama: Sony ‘made a mistake’ pulling ‘The Interview’

President Obama said Friday Sony Entertainment "made a mistake" in pulling "The Interview" from theaters.

Girls charged in Slenderman stabbing deemed competent

Two girls accused of stabbing a friend to impress the fictional Internet bogeyman Slenderman have been found competent to stand trial.

Woman claims pet turtle is being held for ransom

It's the worst fear of every pet owner: You're beloved companion runs away. As you frantically try to locate the animal your phone rings, and the voice on the other end starts making demands.

What's next for Cuba?

In Cuba, poor and underdeveloped after 50 years of communism and U.S. sanctions, word of the diplomatic breakthrough with the United States is raising hope.

Sony faces backlash for pulling 'The Interview'

"The Interview" can't escape the spotlight. Sony Entertainment has been blasted on social media and in the press for pulling the film in the wake of a hacking attack and threats against its release.

Official says U.S. will respond to North Korea hack

U.S. government officials are preparing to publicly blame North Korea for the Sony Pictures hack -- but haven't yet decided how to respond to the attack.

U.S. air strikes kill 3 top ISIS leaders

U.S. air strikes have killed two top-level and one mid-level ISIS leader, a senior U.S. military official tells CNN.

What would make a baseball hat be worth $300,000?

A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions.

Arizona woman reunited with lost luggage 20 years later

We've all heard of nightmarish lost luggage tales, when bags go missing at the airport. Often times they turn up. But after 20 years what are the chances?

Boston Marathon bombing suspect appears in court for pre-trial hearing

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in court for the first time since July 2013 Thursday, arriving at Boston's federal courthouse before dawn under heavy security.