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Four American Presidents gather to celebrate the 50th anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights Act

President Obama and the First Lady head to Austin Thursday for the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library.

FL Police search for hit & run driver that caused a child's death & injured several others

A 4-year-old girl is dead and 11 other children injured after a sport utility vehicle ran a convertible off the road and into a Winter Park, Florida daycare Wednesday afternoon.

Inmates in Woodville, MS prison now able to have outside recreation

Inmates at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility (WCCF) will now be able to have outside recreation for the first time in years, according to a statement released Wednesday by the Management & Training Corporation (MTC).

Texas man gets 2 years in prison for slitting puppy's throat

Angelina County, TX (KETK) -- An East Texas man has been sentenced to two years in prison for admitting to slitting the throat of his ex-girlfriends puppy.

Baton Rouge ranks as #1 city for recovering housing market

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced on Tuesday that 59 of the 350 metro markets nationwide returned to or exceeded their previous normal levels.

Timeline: US school violence since 1927

Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.

MI man says he’s accused of fondling drug store Easter Bunny

A Big Rapids, Michigan man says he is being accused of fondling a woman dressed in an Easter Bunny costume at a drug store. "It's pretty stupid," Michael Dodge says.

Oregon man accused of luring girls to prostitution via modeling contracts

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- More allegations surfaced Tuesday against a man accused of luring girls into sex trafficking as U.S. attorneys said Taquarius Ford pretended to offer them a modeling contract.

Transgender substitute teacher upsets TX parents

LUMBERTON (KBMT) -- A transgender substitute teacher said she has been told she should not return to her classes, after parents complained about her.

Hillary Clinton says she’s thinking about running in 2016

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton divulged politics' worst-kept secret on Tuesday -- she's thinking about running for president.

20 injured in Pittsburgh-area high school stabbings, authorities say

A teenage boy went on a stabbing spree at his high school in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, early Wednesday, the town's police chief said.

Dashcam shows distracted driver slam into police officer during traffic stop in Oklahoma

A Midwest City, Oklahoma police officer is lucky to be alive after a driver crashes into his patrol car at full speed. The officer's dashcam was rolling when the crash happened.

Two million students applied for college this year; many waiting to hear back

Constantly checking your mailbox looking for that big envelope, or clicking the refresh button on your browser. No matter how you do it, waiting to hear back from college can take a long time, and it can be scary.

Army's ban on dreadlocks, other styles seen as offensive to some African-Americans

The U.S. Army's new ban on many types of ethnic hairstyles has African-American women who wear their coifs in dreadlocks, braids and cornrows in a twist.