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Michigan girl uses shotgun to thwart burglars

11-year old Reese typically doesn't have too much going on when she gets home from school. "Just sitting here watching TV," she says from the living room of her rural North Branch Township, Michigan home.

Seattle's Metro Transit looking to hire bathroom czar

Still trying to solve the bathroom problem for its drivers, Seattle's Metro Transit is looking for a "comfort station coordinator."

Natural fountain forms beautiful 'ice volcano' in upstate New York

It's so cold in Western New York that the fountain at Letchworth State Park is frozen.

New federal dietary guidelines address cholesterol, sugars & salt

Order the eggs, but hold the bacon.

Former NYC Mayor Giuliani under fire for comments about Obama

The three-day White House summit on violent extremism is over this morning, but critics are still buzzing about what President Obama said - and did not say.

Sen. Cassidy Senator Cassidy introduces the Veteran EMT Support Act

There’s no way to sugar-coat it. All over the nation, there is a growing need for more certified emergency medical technicians.

Would-be robber cries for 'momma' after being pepper sprayed

An ax-wielding Oklahoma City teen is behind bars following an unusual attempted robbery. The young suspect was left begging for his mommy when a determined store clerk fought him off with a can of mace.

Doggy daycare van stolen in Chicago with 6 dogs inside

Police are searching for two men who stole a doggy day care van at gunpoint in the River West neighborhood and drove off with several dogs inside.

Vanilla Ice arrested for burglary in Florida

Rapper turned reality show host Vanilla Ice, also known as Robert Van Winkle, was arrested Wednesday in connection with a residential burglary in Lantana, Florida. Van Winkle was released Wednesday night after posting bail.

White House summit to focus on preventing terrorist recruiting in the U.S.

The White House summit on violent extremists continues in Washington today.

America's latest indulgence? Bacon-wrapped pizza!

The baconification of America just reached a new level. No longer is it enough to have bacon on your pizza. A new menu offering from Little Caesars will also wrap 3.5 feet of bacon around the pizza's crust.

New Dr. Seuss book set for release in July

But we have to pick ONE pet And pick it out soon. You know mother told us To get back by noon! If that cadence sounds familiar, but you can't place the words, don't be alarmed.

Ithaca, NY's visitors bureau tells tourists to vist Florida Keys

It's not everyday phones are ringing off the hook at the Ithaca Visitors Bureau Welcome Center. Phone calls came from all over the country wondering about a marketing stunt never seen before.

Video shows Afroman punching fan during concert in Biloxi

Don't get on stage with Afroman. He doesn't want you there.

Muhammad Ali signs deal with Under Armour

"Look who's back! Muhammad Ali." That was 1980, when he was back on the cover of Sports Illustrated.