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U.S. Safety Commission issues recall for 2.2M beanbag chairs

More than 2 million beanbag chairs are being recalled following the deaths of two children. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Ace Bayou Corporation have announced a voluntary recall.

Dad accused of killing drunk driver who killed his two sons acquitted of murder

A Texas father accused of gunning down the drunk driver who killed his two sons shortly after the accident has been acquitted of murder. The jury took just three hours to announce its verdict in the trial of David Barajas.

Brain-eating amoeba found in water supply in St. John the Baptist Parish

Officials in Louisiana's St. John the Baptist said Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, was found in the parish's water.

Drone delays medical flight to hospital in Ohio

An unexpected drone in the area around Dayton, Ohio's Miami Valley Hospital prevented a CareFlight helicopter from landing, with a "significantly hurt" patient onboard.

Husband & wife plead guilty to "thrill killing" of man answering Craigslist ad

A husband and wife charged in the so-called "Craigslist Thrill Kill" of a Sunbury, Pennsylvania man entered guilty pleas on Tuesday.

Jindal suing Feds over Common Core

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit in federal court arguing President Obama’s U.S. Department of Education has violated the Tenth Amendment to the U.S.

Girl fatally shoots firearms instructor while firing fully-automatic Uzi

An Arizona man is dead following an accidental shooting at a Dolan Springs gun range.

Bill Gates gives $1M to gun control group

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy group, according to its most recent financial report with Washington State.

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.