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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.

Many left in limbo after federal judge blocks Obama's immigration orders

No Social Security numbers, no work permits, nothing for now, as courts review whether President Obama's immigration orders are constitutional.

Eagles become Internet sensation as eggs hatch on webcam

They are unlikely Internet celebrities -- two bald eagles tending their young on the campus of Berry College in north Georgia.

The cost of getting a show dog to Westminster

  So, so cute. So, so costly.

5 myths (and one fact) about Lent

Starting on Ash Wednesday, more than 1 billion Christians around the world will enter the season of Lent, a time of solemn spiritual preparation for Easter, the culmination of the church's calendar.

Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

A federal judge has temporarily blocked President Obama's executive action on immigration.

Reward offered for information about Tampa woman missing for a week

A reward is being offered for information on the whereabouts of a Tampa, Florida woman who vanished last week.