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Minnesota native dies in Syria while fighting for ISIS

An American citizen has been killed in Syria while fighting for the terror group ISIS.

KY man accused of killing inmate with underwear

A bizarre murder investigation is underway inside Kentucky's Jessamine County Detention Center after an inmate reportedly died following an incident involving a pair of underwear soaked in methadone.

Football dream comes true for FL player with physical disability

A Lakeland, Florida boy is on top of the world after scoring a touchdown at a Saturday rec-league game.

New cell phones sold in California will soon have a 'kill switch'

California Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation's first-of-its-kind smartphone legislation Monday that will require a "kill switch" on all smartphones sold in his state.

Experts say outdated data may be behind unnecessary c-sections

In the United States one in three pregnancies end in a C-section. Why so many? Some health experts now believe it's because doctors are using an outdated definition of labor and many of those C-sections are not necessary.

Residents in north CA start picking up after 6.0 earthquake

Residents and businesses in Napa, California are picking up the pieces after being jolted by the worst earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in a quarter century.

Study: medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses

States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Funeral service begins for Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO

The funeral of Michael Brown is underway. Hundreds lined up at the Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis early Monday morning ahead of the service.

Mississippi man invents spill proof pill dispenser

A Seminary man has invented a device that will prevent spills from pill bottles. Not only that, Toxie Williams believes it will help to save the lives of some young children.

Experts say middle, high schools should start classes later in day

Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn't have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

ChoreMonster app puts kids to work around the house

It's a chore for the ages, a challenge for all parents: How to motivate your child to help around the house. Like everything else these days, there's now an app for that.

VA parents turns daughter into authorities after sexting, nude pics

Dinwiddie County, VA (WTVR) -- A Dinwiddie mother got a nasty shock when she went through her daughter's cell phone and tablet. The pictures she discovered were so disturbing that she turned the girl in to sheriff's deputies.

UT Mom outraged: student served lunch from trash can

Pleasant Grove, UT (KSTU) -- A mother in Pleasant Grove is furious with staff at the city's junior high school after she said they fed her daughter lunch out of a trash can.

Man buys Portland home but finds locks changed, home occupied

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- A Washington man who recently closed on a home in Northeast Portland was shocked to find a family had recently moved in and changed the locks.

How to get paid for something you may already be doing

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If you've ever searched online (so, pretty much everyone) this applies to you. A London-based startup called Qmee will pay you to click on links that surface in search queries.