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Dental visit saves life of Oklahoma girl

A routine dental visit turned into much more for Journee Woodard of Edmond, Oklahoma. The 11-year-old was up for a routine cleaning when hygienist Rachel Stroble noticed something odd about Journee's pearly whites.

Lack of snow in Alaska forces Iditarod to change its course

It's the magic of mushing that has kept veteran Iditarod racers like Jim Lanier out on the trails for decades.

Family dog travels 20 blocks, sneaks into hospital to see owner

If you ever doubted the connection between a dog and their human companion, you might want to think again. Nancy Francks is currently recovering from cancer surgery at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

3 winning tickets sold for $564.1 million Powerball jackpot

Three lucky tickets have matched the numbers on one of the largest jackpots in Powerball history. The $564.1 million jackpot will be split by winners in North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico.

Parents who adopted 14 children look to give 2 more a home

A Michigan couple who has already adopted more than a dozen children is looking to expand their family even more.

Congress deciding who will be in charge of war against ISIS

Congress is doing two important things today in the war against ISIS: They're looking over the President's request to expand the war, and deciding who will be in charge of it.

"60 Minutes" Reporter Bob Simon killed in car accident

Longtime CBS news reporter Bob Simon was killed in a car accident last night on Manhattan's West Side Highway. Simon died when the Lincoln town car he was riding in hit another car and slammed into a traffic barrier.

Ohio school bus driver takes selfie with beer behind the wheel

A shocking selfie has a 'First Student' bus driver in serious trouble. A “selfie” of the driver sitting in the driver's seat of her bus shows her with a bottle of alcohol to her mouth.

Bobbi Kristina Brown case: What we know (and don't know)

Three years ago today, singer Whitney Houston was found dead In a bathtub at a Los Angeles-area hotel.

Keystone XL bill heads to Obama, veto expected

President Barack Obama will have 10 days to issue a veto on a bill authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline once it hits his desk, now that the House has passed a final version, 270-152.

Obama asks Congress to expand fight against ISIS

President Obama has asked Congress to formally authorize an expansion of the U.S. war against ISIS, including the use of American ground forces in Syria.

Florida repo men take car with baby still inside

A 9-month-old baby has been reunited with her mother after their car was reposessed with the child still inside outside of an Orlando, Florida daycare.

Texas woman high on unknown drug calls 911 for ride

A Lufkin woman was booked into jail Wednesday morning for allegedly calling 911 for a ride while high on an unknown intoxicant.

North Carolina man loses home and job to 2 separate fires in same day

We often think it won't happen to us, that devastation will strike somewhere else.

Suspect charged with murder in slaying of 3 Muslim UNC students

A day after three Muslim college students were gunned down in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks was formally charged wednesday morning with three counts of first-degree murder.