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  • Viral video shows TSA agents patting down young children

    Viral video shows TSA agents patting down young children

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:13:13 GMT
    In a video that is quickly going viral, a shocked father recorded TSA agents giving his young children full-body pat-downs. His son was just two years old, while his daughter was six years old.
    In a video that is quickly going viral, a shocked father recorded TSA agents giving his young children full-body pat-downs. His son was just two years old, while his daughter was six years old.
  • IRS employees with tax and conduct issues still receive awards, watchdog report finds

    IRS employees with tax and conduct issues still receive awards, watchdog report finds

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:20:07 GMT
    IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday. The report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found that while for the most part the reward program for IRS workers complied with federal regulations, employees who had themselves failed to pay their federal taxes and had d...
    IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday. The report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found that while for the most part the reward program for IRS workers complied with federal regulations, employees who had themselves failed to pay their federal taxes and had d...
  • Second-grader says teacher took away Bible during reading time

    Second-grader says teacher took away Bible during reading time

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:41:16 GMT
    The family of a second-grade student at a Texas elementary school says their daughter's teacher took her Bible away during a "read to myself" session. The Liberty Institute, a nonprofit legal group specializing in religious liberty cases, says the family reached out for assistance after a teacher at Hamilton Elementary in Cypress allegedly told the girl not to bring the Bible back to school again.The teacher reported...
    The family of a second-grade student at a Texas elementary school says their daughter's teacher took her Bible away during a "read to myself" session. The Liberty Institute, a nonprofit legal group specializing in religious liberty cases, says the family reached out for assistance after a teacher at Hamilton Elementary in Cypress allegedly told the girl not to bring the Bible back to school again.The teacher reported...
  • IRS employees awarded bonuses despite tax issues

    IRS employees awarded bonuses despite tax issues

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:19:25 GMT
    IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday.
    IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday.
  • Humanist group suing school district over Pledge of Allegiance

    Humanist group suing school district over Pledge of Allegiance

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:34:41 GMT
    A humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district over the Pledge of Allegiance phrase “under God.” According to a Fox News report the group is suing on behalf of a New Jersey family that believes the phrase is discriminatory toward atheist children. The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was announced Monday by the Washington D.C. based advocacy organization American Humanist Association. The group says the phrase "marginalizes atheist and humanist kids as som...
    A humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district over the Pledge of Allegiance phrase “under God.” According to a Fox News report the group is suing on behalf of a New Jersey family that believes the phrase is discriminatory toward atheist children. The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was announced Monday by the Washington D.C. based advocacy organization American Humanist Association. The group says the phrase "marginalizes atheist and humanist kids as som...
  • Fox News Poll: Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates

    Fox News Poll: Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:02:17 GMT
    Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.The new poll asks voters what they would do if the only difference between two congressional candidates is that one promises to fight for the health care law and the other promises to fig...
    Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.The new poll asks voters what they would do if the only difference between two congressional candidates is that one promises to fight for the health care law and the other promises to fig...
  • Humanist group sues school district over 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Humanist group sues school district over 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:31:03 GMT
    A national humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district on behalf of a family that believes the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children.
    A national humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district on behalf of a family that believes the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children.
  • Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders

    Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:11:14 GMT
    A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor has so far resulted in one arrest, but officials said Monday the investigation continues, as free speech advocates express concern. The account -- @Peoriamayor -- was created about nine weeks ago and had about 50 parody tweets, mostly about Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis supposedly using illegal drugs and associating with prostitutes, befor...
    A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor has so far resulted in one arrest, but officials said Monday the investigation continues, as free speech advocates express concern. The account -- @Peoriamayor -- was created about nine weeks ago and had about 50 parody tweets, mostly about Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis supposedly using illegal drugs and associating with prostitutes, befor...
  • State may charge residents using solar panels to produce energy

    State may charge residents using solar panels to produce energy

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:40:42 GMT
    Oklahoma residents trying to go green by producing energy through solar panels or small turbines may soon be forced to pay an additional monthly fee to energy companies.
    Oklahoma residents trying to go green by producing energy through solar panels or small turbines may soon be forced to pay an additional monthly fee to energy companies.
  • Country music singer Kevin Sharp dead at 43

    Country music singer Kevin Sharp dead at 43

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:01:49 GMT
    Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.
    Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.
  • S. Korean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    S. Korean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:16:14 GMT
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed `unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed `unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.
  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-04-21 09:40:37 GMT
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
  • Deployed Dallas military mom returns home, surprises son at school

    Deployed Dallas military mom returns home, surprises son at school

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:56:34 GMT
    A Dallas second grader got quite the surprise at school on Friday when his military mother returned home from Kuwait.
    A Dallas second grader got quite the surprise at school on Friday when his military mother returned home from Kuwait.
  • Pastor With Religious Message Carries Cross For Over A Month

    Pastor With Religious Message Carries Cross For Over A Month

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:06:03 GMT
    As Christians across the world remembered the suffering of Christ on Good Friday, one pastor in Illinois is taking to the streets of Chicago to share the good news.
    As Christians across the world remembered the suffering of Christ on Good Friday, one pastor in Illinois is taking to the streets of Chicago to share the good news.
  • Church to deliver baked goods to exotic dancers

    Church to deliver baked goods to exotic dancers

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:59:36 GMT
    A church in Portland, Oregon has decided to perform an unexpected Act of Kindness and make a special delivery to some exotic dancers in the area.
    A church in Portland, Oregon has decided to perform an unexpected Act of Kindness and make a special delivery to some exotic dancers in the area.
  • Drivers In Fiery FedEx/School Bus Crash Had Clean Records

    Drivers In Fiery FedEx/School Bus Crash Had Clean Records

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:25:18 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.
  • 20 wounded in multiple stabbings at Pa. high school

    20 wounded in multiple stabbings at Pa. high school

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:01:24 GMT
    Twenty students were wounded — four seriously — during a stabbing spree early Wednesday at a high school near Pittsburgh and a 16-year-old male student is in custody, authorities say.
    Twenty students were wounded — four seriously — during a stabbing spree early Wednesday at a high school near Pittsburgh and a 16-year-old male student is in custody, authorities say.
  • Young boy hit by car out of hospital, beaten driver remains in coma

    Young boy hit by car out of hospital, beaten driver remains in coma

    Friday, April 4 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-04 20:41:49 GMT
    Police are continuing the investigation of the beating of a man who stopped to help a young boy he had just accidentally hit with his car. They say the suspects aren't known in the neighborhood are appear to be teenagers.
    Police are continuing the investigation of the beating of a man who stopped to help a young boy he had just accidentally hit with his car. They say the suspects aren't known in the neighborhood are appear to be teenagers.
  • Broken ATM spits out $37,000

    Broken ATM spits out $37,000

    Friday, April 4 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-04 17:05:22 GMT
    Police in Maine are investigating after a malfunctioning ATM at a bank spit out $37,000 in cash to man who requested $140.
    Police in Maine are investigating after a malfunctioning ATM at a bank spit out $37,000 in cash to man who requested $140.
  • Young cancer patient celebrates last day of chemo, first Tigers game

    Young cancer patient celebrates last day of chemo, first Tigers game

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:27:07 GMT
    Ainsley is three years old. Her and her family have commuted to Detroit every Monday for the past 22 weeks for chemo treatments. However, this Monday marked a very special day. Not only was she celebrating her last day of chemotherapy, but also her very first Detroit Tigers game.
    Ainsley is three years old. Her and her family have commuted to Detroit every Monday for the past 22 weeks for chemo treatments. However, this Monday marked a very special day. Not only was she celebrating her last day of chemotherapy, but also her very first Detroit Tigers game.
  • HOPE UPDATE: Money pouring in for dog set on fire

    HOPE UPDATE: Money pouring in for dog set on fire

    Friday, April 4 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-04-04 13:00:06 GMT
    Veterinarians in the Tampa Bay area continue to be optimistic about the recovery of a little dog that was set on fire.
    Veterinarians in the Tampa Bay area continue to be optimistic about the recovery of a little dog that was set on fire. Her name is Hope, and we've been following her progress ever since the incident on March 20.
  • Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

    Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

    Friday, March 28 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-03-28 21:09:42 GMT
    An 8-year-old Virginia girl who keeps her hair short and wears boys' clothes has withdrawn from a private Christian academy under pressure from its administration.
    An 8-year-old Virginia girl who keeps her hair short and wears boys' clothes has withdrawn from a private Christian academy under pressure from its administration.
  • The full story behind that 'instant karma' viral video

    The full story behind that 'instant karma' viral video

    Friday, March 28 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-03-28 12:55:24 GMT
    "Florida Driver," as she's named herself on YouTube, does not want her name out there but said Jeffrey Travis White of Tampa got what he deserved.
    "Florida Driver," as she's named herself on YouTube, does not want her name out there but said Jeffrey Travis White of Tampa got what he deserved.
  • Smartphone app helps alcoholics stay sober, study says

    Smartphone app helps alcoholics stay sober, study says

    Thursday, March 27 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-03-28 00:32:08 GMT
    A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.
    A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.
  • Glow-in-the-dark plants go on sale

    Glow-in-the-dark plants go on sale

    Thursday, March 27 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-03-27 16:38:19 GMT
    Growing a glowing tree may take a while, but you can order glow-in-the-dark seeds for Arabidopsis, a small flowering plant in the mustard family, right now.
    Like the glowing forests from the film "Avatar," glow-in-the-dark plants are coming to your home. Growing a glowing tree may take a while, but you can order glow-in-the-dark seeds for Arabidopsis, a small flowering plant in the mustard family, right now.
  • WATCH: What happens next had Sheriff Judd smiling

    WATCH: What happens next had Sheriff Judd smiling

    Thursday, March 27 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-03-27 10:50:36 GMT
    A Polk County deputy pulled off a wild surprise for the love of his life.
    A Polk County deputy pulled off a wild surprise for the love of his life.
  • Amber Alert update: Officials say suspect posed as girl's doctor, told school she was sick

    Amber Alert update: Officials say suspect posed as girl's doctor, told school she was sick

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-03-26 22:09:31 GMT
    City officials say the man suspected of abducting 8-year-old Relisha Rudd posed as her doctor in a collaborated effort with the girl's mother and grandmother to fool administrators at Payne Elementary School into believing the 8-year-old was not coming to school because she was sick.
    City officials say the man suspected of abducting 8-year-old Relisha Rudd posed as her doctor in a collaborated effort with the girl's mother and grandmother to fool administrators at Payne Elementary School into believing the 8-year-old was not coming to school because she was sick.
  • Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentine capital

    Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentine capital

    Saturday, March 22 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-03-22 19:01:06 GMT
    American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.
    American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital.
  • Elderly Woman Discouraged From Calling Police After Attacked In Walmart

    Elderly Woman Discouraged From Calling Police After Attacked In Walmart

    Saturday, March 22 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-03-22 16:14:23 GMT
    A man assaults an elderly woman in a Wal-Mart but now the store is under fire for not calling police in San Bernardino.
    A man assaults an elderly woman in a Wal-Mart but now the store is under fire for not calling police in San Bernardino.
  • Reading firefighters sing to keep trapped child calm

    Reading firefighters sing to keep trapped child calm

    Friday, March 21 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-03-22 02:13:05 GMT
    Reading Firefighters burst into song at a rescue late Wednesday afternoon in order to keep a little girl calm while she was stuck in an elevator with her mom and baby brother.
    Reading Firefighters burst into song at a rescue late Wednesday afternoon in order to keep a little girl calm while she was stuck in an elevator with her mom and baby brother.
  • Police: Company exec filmed workers in bathroom

    Police: Company exec filmed workers in bathroom

    Friday, March 21 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-03-22 00:47:18 GMT
    Police in Tampa say they've arrested a man for repeatedly filming people in the bathroom after the company itself supposedly did nothing about it. The CFO faces 123 charges.
    Police in Tampa say they've arrested a man for repeatedly filming people in the bathroom after the company itself supposedly did nothing about it. The CFO faces 123 charges.
  • Plano firefighter saves twin babies from burning home

    Plano firefighter saves twin babies from burning home

    Friday, March 21 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-03-21 21:44:00 GMT
    A firefighter, Randy Wood, helped a woman and toddler out of the duplex when she told her that her babies were still inside the burning home.
    A firefighter, Randy Wood, helped a woman and toddler out of the duplex when she told her that her babies were still inside the burning home.
  • Rescuers: Owner set dog on fire; dog survives

    Rescuers: Owner set dog on fire; dog survives

    Friday, March 21 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-03-21 16:24:43 GMT
    Hardee County animal rescuers say Hope is on the road to recovery, despite some severe burns to her body. A group of children found her on fire Thursday.
    Hardee County animal rescuers say Hope is on the road to recovery, despite some severe burns to her body. A group of children found her on fire Thursday.
  • Photos: Hillsborough River goes green for St. Patrick's Day

    Photos: Hillsborough River goes green

    Saturday, March 15 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-03-15 21:38:25 GMT
    A little bit of Ireland, or maybe Chicago, came to Tampa on Saturday. City crews dyed the Hillsborough River green in to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
    A little bit of Ireland, or maybe Chicago, came to Tampa on Saturday. City crews dyed the Hillsborough River green in to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
  • Singer Chris Brown Arrested On Warrant And Held Without Bail

    Singer Chris Brown Arrested On Warrant And Held Without Bail

    Friday, March 14 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-03-15 00:19:59 GMT
    Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him.
    Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him.
  • Woman Says School Bus Driver Left Her Son Stranded Near Busy Intersection

    Woman Says School Bus Driver Left Her Son Stranded Near Busy Intersection

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-03-14 23:47:04 GMT
    A mother she experienced the worst 15 minutes of her life when 6 year old son didn't get off the school bus one day.
    A mother she experienced the worst 15 minutes of her life when 6 year old son didn't get off the school bus one day.
  • Special Needs Kid Enters Contest To Win Bike

    Special Needs Kid Enters Contest To Win Bike

    Friday, March 14 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-03-14 20:23:38 GMT
    A 9-year-old West Virginia boy is determined to win a custom bike, which would exercise his brace-bound legs.
    A 9-year-old West Virginia boy is determined to win a custom bike, which would exercise his brace-bound legs.
  • Attention drawn to drone over East Harlem explosion

    Attention drawn to drone over East Harlem explosion

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:48:09 GMT
    Some of the more detailed footage taken of the blast site in the wake of the gas leak explosion in East Harlem was taken by a commercial drone manned by a man from New Jersey. 
    Some of the more detailed footage taken of the blast site in the wake of the gas leak explosion in East Harlem was taken by a commercial drone manned by a man from New Jersey. Brian Wilson, 45, a business systems specialist shot several hours of aerial video using the unmanned vehicle. The video eventually went viral and drew the attention of law enforcement.
  • Student Contracts Rare, Airborne Fungus

    Student Contracts Rare, Airborne Fungus

    Friday, March 14 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-03-14 19:21:02 GMT
    Nearly five months ago, an Augsburg University student was living the life of a normal 21-year-old. Then, he got sick with a rare airborne fungus and has been hospitalized ever since.
    Nearly five months ago, an Augsburg University student was living the life of a normal 21-year-old. Then, he got sick with a rare airborne fungus and has been hospitalized ever since.
  • Women indicted in Maryland exorcism deaths

    Women indicted in Maryland exorcism deaths

    Friday, March 14 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-03-14 16:08:42 GMT
    Two Maryland women have been indicted in the stabbings of four children in what authorities say the women believed was an exorcism. Twenty-eight-year-old Zakieya Avery and 21-year-old Monifa Sanford were indicted Thursday on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Avery's 18-month-old son and 2-year-old daughter in January at a home in Germantown, Md., outside Washington.
    Two Maryland women have been indicted in the stabbings of four children in what authorities say the women believed was an exorcism. Twenty-eight-year-old Zakieya Avery and 21-year-old Monifa Sanford were indicted Thursday on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Avery's 18-month-old son and 2-year-old daughter in January at a home in Germantown, Md., outside Washington.
  • Man who threatened shooting for retweets arrested

    Man who threatened shooting for retweets arrested

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:31:17 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police have arrested a 20-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his Twitter post was retweeted a hundred times. The Los Angeles Times reports ( http://lat.ms/1o0O1NF ) Dakkari Dijon McAnuff was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. The investigation began Wednesday morning when police officers were notified about a photo on Twitter. It showed a rifle pointed at a Los Angeles street with the caption "100 (retweets) and ...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police have arrested a 20-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his Twitter post was retweeted a hundred times. The Los Angeles Times reports ( http://lat.ms/1o0O1NF ) Dakkari Dijon McAnuff was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. The investigation began Wednesday morning when police officers were notified about a photo on Twitter. It showed a rifle pointed at a Los Angeles street with the caption "100 (retweets) and ...
  • Teen father arrested for biting nose off infant

    Teen father arrested for biting nose off infant

    A teen father is under arrest after police say he bit the nose off his 1-month-old son because he was frustrated with the infant's crying.
    A teen father is under arrest after police say he bit the nose off his 1-month-old son because he was frustrated with the infant's crying.
  • Brazil club punished for racially abusing referee

    Brazil club punished for racially abusing referee

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:21:17 GMT
    SAO PAULO (AP) -- A sports tribunal has ordered a club in southern Brazil to play five matches away from its stadium because its fans racially abused a referee during a match. The tribunal also fined Esportivo about $13,000 after some of its supporters allegedly called the referee a "monkey" and told him to "return to the jungle" in a match in the Rio Grande do Sul state championship on March 5. The fans also vandalized the referee's car and left bananas on top of it. Esportivo was almost ba...
    SAO PAULO (AP) -- A sports tribunal has ordered a club in southern Brazil to play five matches away from its stadium because its fans racially abused a referee during a match. The tribunal also fined Esportivo about $13,000 after some of its supporters allegedly called the referee a "monkey" and told him to "return to the jungle" in a match in the Rio Grande do Sul state championship on March 5. The fans also vandalized the referee's car and left bananas on top of it. Esportivo was almost ba...
  • Biden, Obama kick off St Patrick's Day early in DC

    Biden, Obama kick off St Patrick's Day early in DC

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:19:29 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is kicking off St. Patrick's Day early by having breakfast with Ireland's prime minister. Biden hosted Enda Kenny and about 50 others for eggs, potatoes and Irish soda bread. Irish music could be heard coming from Biden's official residence as he welcomed Kenny. Biden praises Kenny for his handling of the fiscal crisis in Europe. He says Kenny had the courage to make difficult decisions that have benefited Ireland. Biden has an Irish background. He...
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is kicking off St. Patrick's Day early by having breakfast with Ireland's prime minister. Biden hosted Enda Kenny and about 50 others for eggs, potatoes and Irish soda bread. Irish music could be heard coming from Biden's official residence as he welcomed Kenny. Biden praises Kenny for his handling of the fiscal crisis in Europe. He says Kenny had the courage to make difficult decisions that have benefited Ireland. Biden has an Irish background. He...
  • Methodist bishop cited for gay wedding in Alabama

    Methodist bishop cited for gay wedding in Alabama

    Friday, March 14 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-03-14 15:17:24 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A retired United Methodist bishop is facing formal complaints over a gay wedding he performed in Alabama. A church statement says complaints have been filed against Bishop Melvin G. Talbert, who conducted the wedding ceremony for two men in October. The statement says Talbert is accused of violating his "sacred trust" as a bishop by performing the ceremony. The denomination doesn't allow its ministers to hold same-sex weddings, so Talbert married the men at another c...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A retired United Methodist bishop is facing formal complaints over a gay wedding he performed in Alabama. A church statement says complaints have been filed against Bishop Melvin G. Talbert, who conducted the wedding ceremony for two men in October. The statement says Talbert is accused of violating his "sacred trust" as a bishop by performing the ceremony. The denomination doesn't allow its ministers to hold same-sex weddings, so Talbert married the men at another c...
  • Military fugitive who escaped federal prison in 1977 arrested in Florida

    Fugitive who escaped prison in 1977 arrested in Florida

    Friday, March 14 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-03-14 13:39:43 GMT
    Authorities say one of the U.S. Army's 15 Most Wanted fugitives who escaped federal custody more than three decades ago has been captured in South Florida.
    Authorities say one of the U.S. Army's 15 Most Wanted fugitives who escaped federal custody more than three decades ago has been captured in South Florida.
  • California sisters fighting back after professor steals graphic pro-life sign

    California sisters fighting back after professor steals graphic pro-life sign

    Friday, March 14 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-03-14 12:51:33 GMT
    Two California sisters told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Thursday they are fighting back against a college professor who they say assaulted them and stole their pro-life signs because “no one has the right to take someone else’s property.” Thrin Short, 16, and her sister Joan, 21, were part of an anti-abortion protest at the University of California, Santa Barbara when they were approached by Associate Professor Mireille Miller-Young. They say Miller-Young, who teachers feminist studies, grabbed th...
    Two California sisters told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Thursday they are fighting back against a college professor who they say assaulted them and stole their pro-life signs because “no one has the right to take someone else’s property.” Thrin Short, 16, and her sister Joan, 21, were part of an anti-abortion protest at the University of California, Santa Barbara when they were approached by Associate Professor Mireille Miller-Young. They say Miller-Young, who teachers feminist studies, grabbed th...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger raffling off ride in his tank

    Arnold Schwarzenegger raffling off ride in his tank

    Friday, March 14 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-03-14 12:11:18 GMT
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has been a world champion bodybuilder, box office star, California governor and scandal sheet cover boy, but at age 61 he has finally achieved his life-long dream: He bought a tank. Not just any tank, but a classic M47 Patton with an 810 hp V12 that weighs nearly 50 tons. And he’s going to let one lucky fan drive it. Not just drive it, mind you, but crush things with it. Something he apparently loves to do. To raise money for the After-School All-Stars charity he support...
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has been a world champion bodybuilder, box office star, California governor and scandal sheet cover boy, but at age 61 he has finally achieved his life-long dream: He bought a tank. Not just any tank, but a classic M47 Patton with an 810 hp V12 that weighs nearly 50 tons. And he’s going to let one lucky fan drive it. Not just drive it, mind you, but crush things with it. Something he apparently loves to do. To raise money for the After-School All-Stars charity he support...
  • Pistorius photographed in bloodied prosthetics

    Pistorius photographed in bloodied prosthetics

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:51:47 GMT
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing on his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday. Prosecutors displayed two photos on TV monitors in the courtroom. In one, the muscled Olympic athlete, who is shirtless, is standing facing the camera wearing his prosthetics. There are blood stains up to the knees of his limbs and...
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing on his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday. Prosecutors displayed two photos on TV monitors in the courtroom. In one, the muscled Olympic athlete, who is shirtless, is standing facing the camera wearing his prosthetics. There are blood stains up to the knees of his limbs and...
  • Falling ice causes problems in Chicago

    Falling ice causes problems in Chicago

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:49:08 GMT
    Falling ice threatened pedestrians and their cars in Chicago. People say the ice was falling as they were walking on sidewalks. They're not out of the clear just yet. Temperatures will be above freezing for a few days before more snow arrives next week.
    Falling ice threatened pedestrians and their cars in Chicago. People say the ice was falling as they were walking on sidewalks. They're not out of the clear just yet. Temperatures will be above freezing for a few days before more snow arrives next week.
  • Police believe teen was drunk, had gun in trunk of car at school

    Police believe teen was drunk, had gun in trunk of car at school

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:37:49 GMT
    A 16 year-old boy is accused of showing up to school drunk with a gun in the truck of his car. Some students at Southern High School in Anne Arundel County told their teacher they thought their classmate was drunk.
    A 16 year-old boy is accused of showing up to school drunk with a gun in the truck of his car. Some students at Southern High School in Anne Arundel County told their teacher they thought their classmate was drunk.
  • Passengers Evacuated After Aborted Takeoff At PHL

    Passengers Evacuated After Aborted Takeoff At PHL

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-03-14 11:08:55 GMT
    There were terrifying moments for passengers of a US Airways flights after the plane blew a tire, forcing the pilot to abort takeoff. Hear from passengers about their harrowing ordeal.
    There were terrifying moments for passengers of a US Airways flights after the plane blew a tire, forcing the pilot to abort takeoff. Hear from passengers about their harrowing ordeal.
  • Adorable 3-month-old puppy alerts owners, saves their lives

    Adorable 3-month-old puppy alerts owners, saves their lives

    Thursday, March 13 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-03-14 03:50:23 GMT
    Hunter had been part of the McLarty family for not even three weeks when he became their hero.
    Hunter had been part of the McLarty family for not even three weeks when he became their hero.
  • Police: Arizona man 'Just felt like killing' 12-year-old boy

    Police: Arizona man 'Just felt like killing' 12-year-old boy

    A 27-year-old Arizona man accused of fatally stabbing his 12-year-old half-brother reportedly told police he "felt like killing."
    A 27-year-old Arizona man accused of fatally stabbing his 12-year-old half-brother reportedly told police he "felt like killing."
  • Reunited and, now, retired in Mulberry

    Reunited and, now, retired in Mulberry

    Thursday, March 13 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-03-13 21:27:20 GMT
    Video of their reunion went viral on our social media channels.  Now, retired Air Force Tech Sergeant David Simpson is back home in Mulberry, and his K-9 partner Robbie is back by his side.
    Video of their reunion went viral on our social media channels.  Now, retired Air Force Tech Sergeant David Simpson is back home in Mulberry, and his K-9 partner Robbie is back by his side.
  • Happy ending for abandoned dog

    Happy ending for abandoned dog

    Thursday, March 13 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-03-13 20:28:56 GMT
    The story of an abandoned dog has a happy ending after the sick Dachshund made headlines around the country.
    The story of an abandoned dog has a happy ending after the sick Dachshund made headlines around the country.
  • Austin police: Driver kills 2 at South by Southwest

    Austin police: Driver kills 2 at South by Southwest

    A suspected drunken driver has been arrested after his vehicle crashed through barricades during South By Southwest in Austin and went into a crowd - killing a man and a woman riding a moped and leaving at least 23...
    A suspected drunken driver has been arrested after his vehicle crashed through barricades during South By Southwest in Austin and went into a crowd - killing a man and a woman riding a moped and leaving at least 23 people...
  • Skydiver, pilot survive airborne collision

    Skydiver, pilot survive airborne collision

    Sunday, March 9 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-03-09 10:34:14 GMT
    Two men were hurt when a plane collided with the parachute of a skydiver Saturday morning in Mulberry. Both men were taken to the hospital. Neither were seriously injured.
    Two men were hurt when a plane collided with the parachute of a skydiver Saturday morning in Mulberry. Both men were taken to the hospital. Neither was seriously injured.
  • Gov. Patrick signs bill outlawing 'upskirt' photos

    Gov. Patrick signs bill outlawing 'upskirt' photos

    Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill that would update state law to prohibit so-called "upskirt" photos of women.
    Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill that would update state law to prohibit so-called "upskirt" photos of women.
  • Sheriffs: Mom intentionally drove kids into ocean

    Sheriffs: Mom intentionally drove kids into ocean

    Friday, March 7 2014 11:08 PM EST2014-03-08 04:08:01 GMT
    Investigators have determined a pregnant South Carolina woman who drove a minivan full of her kids into the ocean did not have any mental issues leading up to the incident.
    Investigators have determined a pregnant South Carolina woman who drove a minivan full of her kids into the ocean did not have any mental issues leading up to the incident.
  • High school hockey captain dies suddenly, teammates play in his honor

    High school hockey captain dies suddenly, teammates play in his honor

    Friday, March 7 2014 11:06 PM EST2014-03-08 04:06:48 GMT
    A western Michigan high school athlete was found dead unexpectedly Friday morning, just hours before the co-captain would have led his team into the MHSAA semifinal ice hockey tournament.
    A western Michigan high school athlete was found dead unexpectedly Friday morning, just hours before the co-captain would have led his team into the MHSAA semifinal ice hockey tournament.
  • National Day of Unplugging a cinch for some, challenge for others

    National Day of Unplugging a cinch for some, challenge for others

    Friday, March 7 2014 10:46 PM EST2014-03-08 03:46:20 GMT
    Saturday is the National Day of Unplugging -- a day to disconnect and unplug from cell phones and computers for 24 hours.
    Saturday is the National Day of Unplugging -- a day to disconnect and unplug from cell phones and computers for 24 hours.
  • Young aviator on mission to raise funds for military children

    Young aviator on mission to raise funds for military children

    A big mission for a valley kid at just 12 years old and already the owner of a pilot's license. He says he is living his dream and now he's helping others do the same.
    A big mission for a valley kid at just 12 years old and already the owner of a pilot's license. He says he is living his dream and now he's helping others do the same.
  • Johns Hopkins University data spilled in 'extortion' attempt

    Johns Hopkins University data spilled in 'extortion' attempt

    Friday, March 7 2014 10:23 PM EST2014-03-08 03:23:58 GMT
    Johns Hopkins University says names and contact information for up to 1,200 current and former students were posted online after a hacker's failed extortion attempt aimed at gaining deeper access to the university's computer network.
    Johns Hopkins University says names and contact information for up to 1,200 current and former students were posted online after a hacker's failed extortion attempt aimed at gaining deeper access to the university's computer network.
  • 3 teens charged with posting nude photos of Prince William Co. students on Instagram

    3 teens charged with posting nude photos of Prince William Co. students on Instagram

    Friday, March 7 2014 9:41 PM EST2014-03-08 02:41:29 GMT
    Computer harassment charges are rocking parts of Prince William County after police announced they have charged three teens with sharing nude photos of other students online.
    Computer harassment charges are rocking parts of Prince William County after police announced they have charged three teens with sharing nude photos of other students online.
  • Mich. boy who thought he had no friends about to turn 11

    Mich. boy who thought he had no friends about to turn 11

    Friday, March 7 2014 8:10 PM EST2014-03-08 01:10:44 GMT
    The Michigan boy who thought he had no friends will soon turn 11 years old. His birthday is March 9.
    The Michigan boy who thought he had no friends will soon turn 11 years old. His birthday is March 9.
  • TX family moving to CO for medical marijuana for toddler

    TX family moving to CO for medical marijuana for toddler

    Friday, March 7 2014 7:42 PM EST2014-03-08 00:42:34 GMT
    A Texas family is moving to Colorado in hopes that medical marijuana will help control their young daughter's seizures.
    A Texas family is moving to Colorado in hopes that medical marijuana will help control their young daughter's seizures.
  • Deputy DC fire chief describes culture of fear

    Deputy DC fire chief describes culture of fear

    Friday, March 7 2014 5:17 PM EST2014-03-07 22:17:25 GMT
    A retiring District of Columbia deputy fire chief has delivered a scathing assessment of Chief Kenneth Ellerbe.
    A retiring District of Columbia deputy fire chief has delivered a scathing assessment of Chief Kenneth Ellerbe.
  • Hope for T.J. Rufty: Middletown, Md. welcomes home local teen battling rare form of cancer

    Hope for T.J. Rufty: Middletown, Md. welcomes home local teen battling rare form of cancer

    Friday, March 7 2014 5:06 PM EST2014-03-07 22:06:21 GMT
    There's something to be said for living in a small town. If you want to know why, just ask T.J. Rufty. The community of Middletown, Maryland--population 4,200-- welcomed him home after a long, hard journey today, and many tears were shed.  T.J. was just three weeks from his high school graduation last may when he was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer called Burkitt Lymphoma.
    There's something to be said for living in a small town. If you want to know why, just ask T.J. Rufty. The community of Middletown, Maryland--population 4,200-- welcomed him home after a long, hard journey today, and many tears were shed.  T.J. was just three weeks from his high school graduation last may when he was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer called Burkitt Lymphoma.
  • March 9 is International Good Deeds Day

    March 9 is International Good Deeds Day

    Friday, March 7 2014 4:53 PM EST2014-03-07 21:53:14 GMT
    International Good Deeds Day is on Sunday, March 9. The day is meant to give people a chance to do something kind for someone else.
    International Good Deeds Day is on Sunday, March 9. The day is meant to give people a chance to do something kind for someone else.
  • Pharrell sends touching message to TX boy with cancer

    Pharrell sends touching message to TX boy with cancer

    Friday, March 7 2014 4:49 PM EST2014-03-07 21:49:19 GMT
    Support is coming in from all over for a 9-year-old with cancer from San Antonio – even from a famous face.
    Support is coming in from all over for a 9-year-old with cancer from San Antonio – even from a famous face.
  • You'll never guess what this snake swallowed

    You'll never guess what this snake swallowed

    Friday, March 7 2014 4:45 PM EST2014-03-07 21:45:44 GMT
    Veterinarians say the snake accidentally swallowed an entire towel while eating a rat. After getting X-rays, medical personnel determined it would need surgery to save its life.
    Veterinarians say the snake accidentally swallowed an entire towel while eating a rat. After getting X-rays, medical personnel determined it would need surgery to save its life.
  • The boy named Lion King is now a man

    The boy named Lion King is now a man

    Monday, February 17 2014 7:53 AM EST2014-02-17 12:53:34 GMT
    Almost 7 years ago FOX 2's Lee Thomas did a story about A 12-year-old boy named Lion King Conaway. Now, 7 years later, this young man appears to be  living up to his unique name.
    Almost 7 years ago FOX 2's Lee Thomas did a story about A 12-year-old boy named Lion King Conaway. Now, 7 years later, this young man appears to be  living up to his unique name.
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