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Twin sisters seperated at birth, reunited on facebook

(CNN) -- Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman have the same laugh and the same freckled cheeks. They wear their hair the same way and have since they were babies.

Maryland school district removes religious holidays from school calendars

(CNN) -- Starting next year, the names of religious holidays like Christmas and Yom Kippur will no longer appear on the school calendar in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Governor Jindal to discuss possible presidential run on 'Meet the Press' Sunday

This weekend, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will be the center of national attention when he joins Chuck Todd exclusively on NBC's Meet the Press.

TX couple arrested after young children test positive for meth

Two East Texas fugitives were recently taken into custody after their young children tested positive for meth.

Remains of 3 infants found, boyfriend breaks down

The man who lived in the basement of a squalid home where the remains of three babies were found spoke out Wednesday for the first time, saying he was unaware of the “inhuman” and “unbelievable” conditions his children w

Parents outraged history book says “slaves were treated well”

Parents in Brookline, Massachusetts are worried about a lesson on slavery in a 5th grade history book.

Santa shouldn’t eat alone! Girl keeps Clause company in restaurant

A sweet gesture from a 3-year-old girl is getting lots of attention. Gracie Lynn Wilson was at a Bob Evans restaurant in Evansville, Indiana on Wednesday when she recognized a familiar face.

New Ebola patient from West Africa bound for U.S.

A doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone will be brought to Nebraska University Medical Center for treatment. Dr. Martin Salia will be the third Ebola patient treated at the Omaha facility.

Al Roker forecasts for BR while setting new world record

After 34 straight hours of live weather forecasting, an exhausted Al Roker is a new world record holder.

Obama says Healthcare.gov is ready for 2014 open enrollment

Last year's disastrous rollout of the healthcare.gov website took months to correct. Eventually seven million people signed up. This time, the Obama Administration promises health coverage - without all the drama.

Obama vs. Congress: showdown begins over immigration, XL pipeline

Battle lines are being drawn for the final days of the lame-duck Congress. President Obama and his fellow Democrats are pushing for immigration reform.

Texas man charged with planting camera in trail restroom

A man suspected of recording women in a bathroom along a hike and bike trail in Austin, Texas was arrested Wednesday by members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.

Paraplegic groom surprises bride with first dance

(CNN) -- Michelle Johnson has stood by her husband, Joey, through good times and bad. On their wedding day in June, he returned the favor by standing by her for their first dance.

Arkansas governor to pardon son on drug charges

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe plans to pardon his son for a felony drug charge from more than a decade ago. "It will probably be in the next few weeks," said Matt DeCample, a spokesman for the Democratic governor.

'Cake Boss' star arrested on DWI charge, NYPD says

Bartolo "Buddy" Valastro, star of the reality show "Cake Boss," was arrested in Manhattan early Thursday for driving while intoxicated, according to police.