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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.

Oklahoma police officer replaces boy's stolen bike

What boy doesn't love his bike? For J.J. Weaver of Purcell, Oklahoma it's right up there with dogs and dirt.

Russia plans long-range bomber flights over Gulf of Mexico

Russia plans to send long-range bombers to patrol the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, the nation's defense minister said, in what may be Moscow's latest provocative maneuver.

Why the Keystone XL Pipeline is stealing the show

In Washington this morning, Congress is back with a ton of stuff to deal with before the end of the year: ISIS, Ebola, immigration, nominees, and the budget.

Landrieu pushes for Keystone pipeline vote

Senator Mary Landrieu is pushing leaders in both parties to vote by Thursday to approve the Keystone XL pipeline

GPS error sends truck driver down Milwaukee bike path

A semi-truck driver says a GPS error got him stuck near Milwaukee's North Point Lighthouse in Lake Park Tuesday.

Pregnant panhandler spotted driving away in Mercedes Benz

A woman in San Diego says she saw a pregnant woman begging for money later drive off in a Mercedes Benz, and she's got photos of the woman in action. So what gives?