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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.

Wisconsin library offers program to 'read your fines away'

Even with late fees from overdue books, kids at one Wisconsin library can get their hands on some of their favorite books by reading off their IOUs.

2 women trapped on bridge, lay down on tracks as train passes over them

An engineer thought he killed two people who dropped down on the railroad tracks right in front of his train, but in what some are calling a miracle, they survived. The close call was caught on video.

Officials are concerned Ebola outbreak in West Africa could make it to U.S. shores

Now that two Americans have been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, U.S. officials are warning anyone traveling there to steer clear of people who may be infected.