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Duck and dog make unlikely best friend duo in North Carolina

An unlikely pair is turning heads on the North Carolina coast: a duck who thinks he is a dog, and a dog who has become best friends with the duck, and can be spotted playing, swimming and sleeping together.

625lb Michigan man claims he is 'too big' for courtroom

A Grand Rapids, Michigan man claiming he's too large to go to court to face the felony charges says he's already suffering enough.

Chicken pox delays deportation of illegal immigrants from New Mexico

A chicken pox outbreak has halted the deportation of more than 600 illegal immigrants housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico.

Latest drought report expected to show no relief for parched western states

Lake Mead is supposed to be the nation's largest man-made reservoir, but after years of drought it's disappearing and taking with it the water supply for 40-million people across seven states.

As lawmakers leave Washington for Summer Break, there's still a lot left on the table

The tone here on Capitol Hill may explain why things aren't getting done.

FL man charged with infecting woman with HIV

By Tamara Phillips Riviera Beach, FL (WPTV) -- A Riviera Beach man has been arrested and charged with infecting a woman with HIV..

BRPD investigates suicide of MS man found in stolen car

Baton Rouge Police Detectives have identified the individual who shot himself in a Taco Bell parking lot on Wednesday as Jeremy Damarol Anderson, 28, of Gulfport, MS.

CO: Couple hit by car after reporting child locked inside

By Tammy Vigil  LONGMONT, CO  (KDVR) — A concerned couple calls police about a young boy left in a hot car. But when the cops arrived, it's the good Samaritans who needed an ambulance.

'Sharknado 2' set to take TV by storm

By Jane Caffrey- CNN (CNN) -- A twister filled with man-eating sharks is about to hit New York City -- at least on your television screen.

Baylor students die in crash while headed to perform at LSU

Baylor University is mourning the tragic deaths of a student and a recent graduate who were involved in a one-car accident Tuesday, while on their way to perform at LSU.

Massive water main break floods UCLA campus with millions of gallons of water

A broken water main sent millions of gallons of water pouring through the UCLA campus Tuesday.

One small car tested in round of "overlap front crash" tests achieves "Good" rating

The Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one out of a dozen small cars to get a "Good" rating in the latest round of "small overlap front crash" tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

NCAA settles $75M lawsuit, changes rules for concussions

The NCAA has decided to tackle the issue of concussions among college athletes by changing what happens immediately to a player who may have suffered one.

Surgeon General warns skin cancer is on the rise

Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak has issued a "call to action" to prevent skin cancer.

East Texas police say man set his girlfriend on fire

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.