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  • VIDEO: Ice Bucket Challenge Fails

    VIDEO: Ice Bucket Challenge Fails

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:41:16 GMT
    Photo of an Ice Bucket Challenge fail (Credit: CNN)Photo of an Ice Bucket Challenge fail (Credit: CNN)
    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised millions for charity, but the ever-so-popular challenges don't always go off as planned. CNN's Jeanne Moos throws cold water on ice bucket challenges gone wrong.
    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised millions for charity, but the ever-so-popular challenges don't always go off as planned. CNN's Jeanne Moos throws cold water on ice bucket challenges gone wrong.
  • "Cup Of Fall": Starbucks Favorite To Make An Early Return

    "Cup Of Fall": Starbucks Favorite To Make An Early Return

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:12:33 GMT
    Starbucks Logo graphicStarbucks Logo graphic
    We might as well just call it the "Cup Of Fall". Mark your calendars, because according to reports...a Starbucks' favorite returns August 25th!
    We might as well just call it the "Cup Of Fall". Mark your calendars, because according to reports...a Starbucks' favorite returns August 25th!
  • CONSUMER ALERT: Peanut Butter, Almond Butter Sold At Popular Stores Recalled For Salmonella Risk

    CONSUMER ALERT: Peanut Butter, Almond Butter Sold At Popular Stores Recalled For Salmonella Risk

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:28:01 GMT
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    Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
    Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
  • Seed-Stealing Squirrel vs Greased Feeder Pole

    Seed-Stealing Squirrel vs Greased Feeder Pole

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:42:13 GMT

     The woman says the squirrel had been raiding their bird feeder and quickly figured out it wasn't worth the trouble.

     The woman says the squirrel had been raiding their bird feeder and quickly figured out it wasn't worth the trouble.

  • Car almost somersaults into flagstand after restart at sprint car race

    Car almost somersaults into flagstand after restart at sprint car race

    Flagman Keith Trusso waved the green flag to start the Sprint Cup race at Ocean Speedway in California, but as the cars sped down the straightaway, two of them collided.
    Flagman Keith Trusso waved the green flag to start the Sprint Cup race at Ocean Speedway in California, but as the cars sped down the straightaway, two of them collided.
  • Macy's To Pay $650,000 In Shopper-Profiling Probe

    Macy's To Pay $650,000 In Shopper-Profiling Probe

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:07:05 GMT
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    Retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.
    Retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.
  • Student reportedly suspended for saying 'bless you'

    Student reportedly suspended for saying 'bless you'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:47:09 GMT
    The teacher allegedly has a list of words that students may not use in the classroom. (Photo: WMC)The teacher allegedly has a list of words that students may not use in the classroom. (Photo: WMC)
    A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
    A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
  • Charlie Sheen's Twist On The Ice Bucket Challenge

    Charlie Sheen's Twist On The Ice Bucket Challenge

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:00:33 GMT
    Charlie Sheen Puts A Twist On The Ice Bucket ChallengeCharlie Sheen Puts A Twist On The Ice Bucket Challenge
    Charlie Sheen puts his twist on the ice bucket challenge, bear cubs caught "duking it out" in the backyard and a monster Alabama gator.
    Charlie Sheen puts his twist on the ice bucket challenge, bear cubs caught "duking it out" in the backyard and a monster Alabama gator.
  • Morgue attendant admits to having sex with up to 100 bodies

    Morgue attendant admits to having sex with up to 100 bodies

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:30:56 GMT
    A federal court has made a ruling in connection with a disturbing case involving an Ohio morgue attendant who had sex with female corpses at work.
    A federal court has made a ruling in connection with a disturbing case involving an Ohio morgue attendant who had sex with female corpses at work.
  • Busch Gardens Tampa delays opening of Falcon's Fury thrill ride

    Busch Gardens Tampa delays opening of Falcon's Fury thrill ride

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:40:14 GMT
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    Busch Gardens Tampa says the opening of their newest thrill ride Falcon's Fury will be delayed.
    Busch Gardens Tampa says the opening of their newest thrill ride Falcon's Fury will be delayed.
  • Vatican: Argentina car crash kills papal relatives

    Vatican: Argentina car crash kills papal relatives

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:05:35 GMT
    The Vatican says a road accident in Argentina has killed two young great-nephews of Pope Francis as well as their mother, the wife of the pope's nephew.
    The Vatican says a road accident in Argentina has killed two young great-nephews of Pope Francis as well as their mother, the wife of the pope's nephew.
  • Cheer leaders

    Special Needs Cheer Squad

    Special Needs Cheer Squad

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:39:42 GMT
    There's a new cheer squad in Texas that is more than ready to take on the competition. 'inspire Twisters' is a group of special needs children that is learning to cheer. The squad's first practice was yesterday. Children came from across East Texas to take part. Parents say this new group means a lot to both parents and the children.Rhonda Ventura's daughter joined the team, "She really can't participate in the cheerleading programs so there's a lot of things she can't participate in, but thi...
    There's a new cheer squad in Texas that is more than ready to take on the competition. 'inspire Twisters' is a group of special needs children that is learning to cheer. The squad's first practice was yesterday. Children came from across East Texas to take part. Parents say this new group means a lot to both parents and the children.Rhonda Ventura's daughter joined the team, "She really can't participate in the cheerleading programs so there's a lot of things she can't participate in, but thi...
  • Building A Firm Foundation For A Lifetime Commitment

    Building A Firm Foundation For A Lifetime Commitment

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:27:07 GMT
    Marriage is hard; it takes work, and often times couples struggle to invest the time and care it takes to keep their marriage together. When work and kids take over, couples start to find a disconnect – often just two people living in the same house.
    Marriage is hard; it takes work, and often times couples struggle to invest the time and care it takes to keep their marriage together. When work and kids take over, couples start to find a disconnect – often just two people living in the same house.
  • Out Of The Darkness: Help For Depression

    Out Of The Darkness: Help For Depression

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:27:07 GMT
    The sudden and tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has forced people worldwide to step back and pay attention to the very real struggle so many face with depression and suicide. Depression does not discriminate. It can affect any age, race, gender, or social group.
    The sudden and tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has forced people worldwide to step back and pay attention to the very real struggle so many face with depression and suicide. Depression does not discriminate. It can affect any age, race, gender, or social group.
  • Mother uses text messages to convince thief to return stolen van

    Mother uses text messages to convince thief to return stolen van

    Aug 16, 2014 07:16 PM2014-08-16 23:29:43 GMT
    A single mother of five sent text messages to a thief to convince him to return her stolen van.
    A single mother of five sent text messages to a thief to convince him to return her stolen van.
  • Suspect In Martinez Church Murder Has Been Arrested Before

    Suspect In Martinez Church Murder Has Been Arrested Before

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:39:50 GMT
    Mug shot of 21-year-old Daniel Robinson, who is accused fo shooting and killing 55-year-old William Davitte, and injuring his wife, Jennifer Davitte, at Marvin United Methodist Church in Martinez Thursday night. (Credit: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)Mug shot of 21-year-old Daniel Robinson, who is accused fo shooting and killing 55-year-old William Davitte, and injuring his wife, Jennifer Davitte, at Marvin United Methodist Church in Martinez Thursday night. (Credit: Columbia County Sheriff's Office)
    We are learning new details about Daniel Robinson, the 21-year-old who was arrested this morning in Jacksonville, Florida in connection to a murder in Columbia County. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the details.
    We are learning new details about Daniel Robinson, the 21-year-old who was arrested this morning in Jacksonville, Florida in connection to a murder in Columbia County. WJBF News Channel 6's Mike Miller has the details.
  • Restaurant's Toxic Tea Leaves 67-Year-Old Woman In Critical Condition

    Restaurant's Toxic Tea Leaves 67-Year-Old Woman In Critical Condition

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:57:16 GMT
    Photo of Jan Harding, who was poisoned after drinking iced tead at a South Jordan, Utah Dickey's Barbeque Pit restaurant, and her husband, Jim Harding (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Jan Harding, who was poisoned after drinking iced tead at a South Jordan, Utah Dickey's Barbeque Pit restaurant, and her husband, Jim Harding (Credit: ABC News)
    A Utah woman is in critical condition after drinking sweet tea laced with the industrial cleaning chemical lye at a restaurant. Police are now investigating if this was intentional or an accident. ABC News' Neal Karlinsky has the story.
    A Utah woman is in critical condition after drinking sweet tea laced with the industrial cleaning chemical lye at a restaurant. Police are now investigating if this was intentional or an accident. ABC News' Neal Karlinsky has the story.
  • Drunk Without Drinking Alcohol: Strange Condition Ferments Food In Gut

    Drunk Without Drinking Alcohol: Strange Condition Ferments Food In Gut

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:10:35 GMT
    PHOTO: Auto-brewery syndrome made Nick Hess, left, and Matthew Hogg, right, appear to be drunk even when they hadn't been drinking. PHOTO: Auto-brewery syndrome made Nick Hess, left, and Matthew Hogg, right, appear to be drunk even when they hadn't been drinking.
    Some people are affected with a rare condition that makes them appear to be drunk even though they have not been drinking.
    Some people are affected with a rare condition that makes them appear to be drunk even though they have not been drinking.
  • Information Released On Chase, Capture Of Deadly Martinez Church Shooting Suspect

    Information Released On Chase, Capture Of Deadly Martinez Church Shooting Suspect

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:54:11 GMT
    Mug shot of 21-year-old Daniel Robinson, who was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida Friday morning in connection to the deadly Thursday night shooting at Marvin United Methodist Church in Martinez.Mug shot of 21-year-old Daniel Robinson, who was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida Friday morning in connection to the deadly Thursday night shooting at Marvin United Methodist Church in Martinez.
    The Florida Highway Patrol has released information on the chase and capture of the suspect in the deadly shooting that happened Thursday night at Marvin United Methodist Church in Martinez.
    The Florida Highway Patrol has released information on the chase and capture of the suspect in the deadly shooting that happened Thursday night at Marvin United Methodist Church in Martinez.
  • S.C. Getting Cash For Sand Study

    S.C. Getting Cash For Sand Study

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:14:10 GMT
    In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the Carolinas are getting a total of $400,000 to evaluate what sand lies offshore in federal waters that could be used to rebuild beaches and the coast if another severe storm hits. The funds from the federal Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management are part of money going to all Eastern Seaboard states for similar work after the destructive October 2012 storm. The first part of the work involves gathering existing data from diverse sources on what deposits may ...
    In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the Carolinas are getting a total of $400,000 to evaluate what sand lies offshore in federal waters that could be used to rebuild beaches and the coast if another severe storm hits. The funds from the federal Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management are part of money going to all Eastern Seaboard states for similar work after the destructive October 2012 storm. The first part of the work involves gathering existing data from diverse sources on what deposits may ...
  • Georgia Police Chief Headed To Ferguson, Missouri

    Georgia Police Chief Headed To Ferguson, Missouri

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:11:40 GMT
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    DeKalb County's police chief says he will travel to Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend in his role as president of a black law enforcement association. DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander is president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. Alexander tells WXIA-TV that he believes a lack of diversity on Ferguson's police force impedes the department's ability to relate to residents. Alexander said the Ferguson police force of more than 50 officers includes thre...
    DeKalb County's police chief says he will travel to Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend in his role as president of a black law enforcement association. DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander is president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. Alexander tells WXIA-TV that he believes a lack of diversity on Ferguson's police force impedes the department's ability to relate to residents. Alexander said the Ferguson police force of more than 50 officers includes thre...
  • Robin Williams' Wife Says He Was In Early Stages Of Parkinson's Disease

    Robin Williams' Wife Says He Was In Early Stages Of Parkinson's Disease

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:09:36 GMT
    Photo of actor/comedian Robin Williams (Credit: ABC News)Photo of actor/comedian Robin Williams (Credit: ABC News)
    Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease when he took his own life. That news from the comedian's widow.
    Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease when he took his own life. That news from the comedian's widow.
  • Paying Tribute to Robin Williams

    Paying Tribute to Robin Williams

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-08-14 17:56:36 GMT
    Photo of actor/comedian Robin Williams (Credit: ABC News)Photo of actor/comedian Robin Williams (Credit: ABC News)
    What would Robin think if he could see all of the quirky tributes...
    What would Robin think if he could see all of the quirky tributes...
  • Adult Obesity: Who's to Blame?

    Adult Obesity: Who's to Blame?

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-08-14 17:44:54 GMT

     Overweight... and nearly dead...this shocking anti-obesity campaign chronicling a fictional 300 pound man's life in reverse imagining each ice cream...soda...fast food binge...and video game marathon...all the way back to his *childhood*

     Overweight... and nearly dead...this shocking anti-obesity campaign chronicling a fictional 300 pound man's life in reverse imagining each ice cream...soda...fast food binge...and video game marathon...all the way back to his *childhood*

  • Babysitters send parents 'horror' photos of their kid

    Babysitters send parents 'horror' photos of their kid

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:47:20 GMT
    Babysitters sent parents a series of "horror" photos of their kid. Imgur photoBabysitters sent parents a series of "horror" photos of their kid. Imgur photo
    Anyone who's ever left their kid at home with a babysitter knows that worrying about your child's safety can turn a relaxing evening out into an anxiety-ridden night.Which is what makes a series of photos taken by a couple of babysitters so funny.
    Anyone who's ever left their kid at home with a babysitter knows that worrying about your child's safety can turn a relaxing evening out into an anxiety-ridden night.Which is what makes a series of photos taken by a couple of babysitters so funny.
  • Hollywood Legend Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

    Hollywood Legend Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-08-13 04:07:41 GMT
    NBC NEWS: Lauren Bacall, the husky-voiced actress whose marriage to Humphrey Bogart was the stuff of Hollywood legend, died Tuesday of a stroke in New York, the Humphrey Bogart Estate told NBC News. She was 89. Robbert De Klerk, co-manager of the estate, said Bacall died early Tuesday and suffered no pain. Bacall, born Betty Joan Perske in New York in 1924, was a little-known 19-year-old fashion model when she was cast opposite Bogart in "To Have and Have Not" in 1944. Her impact was immedi...
    NBC NEWS: Lauren Bacall, the husky-voiced actress whose marriage to Humphrey Bogart was the stuff of Hollywood legend, died Tuesday of a stroke in New York, the Humphrey Bogart Estate told NBC News. She was 89. Robbert De Klerk, co-manager of the estate, said Bacall died early Tuesday and suffered no pain. Bacall, born Betty Joan Perske in New York in 1924, was a little-known 19-year-old fashion model when she was cast opposite Bogart in "To Have and Have Not" in 1944. Her impact was immedi...
  • Depression Study at GRU Looks at Electric and Magnetic Brain Stimulation

    Depression Study at GRU Looks at Electric and Magnetic Brain Stimulation

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:52:11 GMT
    Psychiatrists at GRU are studying brain stimulation as GRU is one of seven sites conducting a federally-funded study looking at how effectively ECT keeps depressed seniors in remission.
    Psychiatrists at GRU are studying brain stimulation as GRU is one of seven sites conducting a federally-funded study looking at how effectively ECT keeps depressed seniors in remission.
  • Using Brain Stimulation Technology to Treat Depression

    Using Brain Stimulation Technology to Treat Depression

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:48:00 GMT
    Psychiatrists at the Medical College of GA at GRU are treating depression with technology, which offers a window of opportunity to address the behaviors like social phobias.
    Psychiatrists at the Medical College of GA at GRU are treating depression with technology, which offers a window of opportunity to address the behaviors like social phobias.
  • Justin Beiber taunting Orlando Bloom

    What's Trending at 5:30 on Friday, August 1st & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30 on Friday, August 1st & Conversation

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:42:51 GMT
    With computers controlling more and more of the cars we drive... hackers are apparently on the prowl.A new report ranks the 2014 Jeep Cherokee the most hackable car on the road today.The 2015 Cadillac Escalade and 2014 Toyota Prius also made the list for most hackable.The biggest vulnerability is the cars' built-in apps and bluetooth --- which connect the car to a services such as onstar.The 2014 Dodge Viper and 2014 Audi a8 were the least hackable. Up in the air, it's a bird, it's a plane......
    With computers controlling more and more of the cars we drive... hackers are apparently on the prowl.A new report ranks the 2014 Jeep Cherokee the most hackable car on the road today.The 2015 Cadillac Escalade and 2014 Toyota Prius also made the list for most hackable.The biggest vulnerability is the cars' built-in apps and bluetooth --- which connect the car to a services such as onstar.The 2014 Dodge Viper and 2014 Audi a8 were the least hackable. Up in the air, it's a bird, it's a plane......
  • Michael Jackson's Neverland may be up for sale

    What's trending at 5:30 on Thursday, July 31st & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30 on Thursday, July 31st & Conversation

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:33:59 GMT
    Michael Jackson's Neverland may be put up for sale.The investment company that owns a controlling interest in the 27-hundred acre california property "is considering" the move.although the property is not currently on the market, Jackson's estate issued a statement saying -quote- "we are saddened at the prospect of the sale of Neverland." -end-quote.It went on to say that under the agreement, colony has the right to sell. A Spanish soccer club is going formal for its 90th anniversary.The cult...
    Michael Jackson's Neverland may be put up for sale.The investment company that owns a controlling interest in the 27-hundred acre california property "is considering" the move.although the property is not currently on the market, Jackson's estate issued a statement saying -quote- "we are saddened at the prospect of the sale of Neverland." -end-quote.It went on to say that under the agreement, colony has the right to sell. A Spanish soccer club is going formal for its 90th anniversary.The cult...
  • National Cheesecake Day

    What's Trending at 5:30 on Wednesday, July 30th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30 on Wednesday, July 30th & Conversation

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:25:32 GMT
    Dessert lovers rejoice...today is National Cheesecake Day!The Cheesecake Factory wants to help you celebrate.The restaurant chain is offering any slice of cheesecake for half price.The deal is only good for one slice per dine-in guest.The special is available today and tomorrowever consider getting rid of your southern accent?The Oak Ridge National Lab Human Resources Department announced the optional southern accent reduction training would begin August 13th, set up to help employees get rid...
    Dessert lovers rejoice...today is National Cheesecake Day!The Cheesecake Factory wants to help you celebrate.The restaurant chain is offering any slice of cheesecake for half price.The deal is only good for one slice per dine-in guest.The special is available today and tomorrowever consider getting rid of your southern accent?The Oak Ridge National Lab Human Resources Department announced the optional southern accent reduction training would begin August 13th, set up to help employees get rid...
  • The women on 80-foot high railroad bridge

    What's Trending at 5:30 on Tuesday, July 29th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30 on Tuesday, July 29th & Conversation

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:16:58 GMT
    It was a narrow escape for two women and it was all caught on tape. The women were on the 80-foot high railroad bridge in Bloomington, Illinois.No one is supposed to be walking there, but they were.While the conductor of the 100-car coal train is making every effort to stop, the two women have almost no choices. That's when one almost trips and falls off the bridge. the other one, miraculously, gets down and eventually crawls out from under the engine and runs. Indiana railroad says the women...
    It was a narrow escape for two women and it was all caught on tape. The women were on the 80-foot high railroad bridge in Bloomington, Illinois.No one is supposed to be walking there, but they were.While the conductor of the 100-car coal train is making every effort to stop, the two women have almost no choices. That's when one almost trips and falls off the bridge. the other one, miraculously, gets down and eventually crawls out from under the engine and runs. Indiana railroad says the women...
  • Baseball Hall of Fame

    What's trending at 5:30 on Monday, July 28th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30 on Monday, July 28th & Conversation

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:09:36 GMT
    McDonald's lovers in china are facing fewer choices on the menu today.Big Macs and chicken mcnuggets are off the menu after a distributor accused of selling expired and dirty meat issued a recall.An Illinois-based O-S-I Group suspended sales on Saturday and recalled all food processed at its facility.This comes after chinese news showed factory workers handling meat with their bare hands and processing meat that had fallen on the floor.McDonald's plans to continue to do business with the comp...
    McDonald's lovers in china are facing fewer choices on the menu today.Big Macs and chicken mcnuggets are off the menu after a distributor accused of selling expired and dirty meat issued a recall.An Illinois-based O-S-I Group suspended sales on Saturday and recalled all food processed at its facility.This comes after chinese news showed factory workers handling meat with their bare hands and processing meat that had fallen on the floor.McDonald's plans to continue to do business with the comp...
  • Sheriff: Robin Williams Found With Belt On Neck

    Sheriff: Robin Williams Found With Belt On Neck

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-08-12 18:45:40 GMT
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    Sheriff's officials say Robin Williams' personal assistant found him with a belt around his neck at his San Francisco Bay Area home.
    Sheriff's officials say Robin Williams' personal assistant found him with a belt around his neck at his San Francisco Bay Area home.
  • PHOTOS: Robin Williams Remembered By Family, Friends, And Fans

    PHOTOS: Robin Williams Remembered By Family, Friends, And Fans

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-08-12 18:29:23 GMT
    Robin Williams obituary photo (Credit: ABC News)Robin Williams obituary photo (Credit: ABC News)
    He made us laugh in "Good Morning Vietnam", cry in "Patch Adams" and think in "Dead Poets Society". Robin Williams was the total package and his talent earned him an Academy Award in 1998. Sadly, the creative genius is now gone. Williams was found dead Monday in his California home of an apparent suicide. ABC News' Kirk Hawkins has more on the life of this beloved actor.
    He made us laugh in "Good Morning Vietnam", cry in "Patch Adams" and think in "Dead Poets Society". Robin Williams was the total package and his talent earned him an Academy Award in 1998. Sadly, the creative genius is now gone. Williams was found dead Monday in his California home of an apparent suicide. ABC News' Kirk Hawkins has more on the life of this beloved actor.
  • Ice Challenge

    Ice Challenge

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-08-12 17:22:42 GMT
    Does your summer family reunion look like this?

    Well, across America, it just might -.
    Does your summer family reunion look like this?

    Well, across America, it just might -.
  • 89-Year-Old World War II Vet Bids Tearful Goodbye to 3-Year-Old Best Friend

    89-Year-Old World War II Vet Bids Tearful Goodbye to 3-Year-Old Best Friend

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-08-12 13:26:45 GMT
    PHOTO: Emmett Rychner, left and Erling Kindem pose for a picture in their matching tractors. (Photo Courtesy: Anika Rychner)PHOTO: Emmett Rychner, left and Erling Kindem pose for a picture in their matching tractors. (Photo Courtesy: Anika Rychner)
    A World War II veteran cried Monday as he said good-bye to his buddy - a 3-year-old boy who became his pal, but is moving away with this family.
    A World War II veteran cried Monday as he said good-bye to his buddy - a 3-year-old boy who became his pal, but is moving away with this family.
  • BREAKING ON 6: Actor/Comedian Robin Williams Dies At 63 Of Apparent Suicide

    BREAKING ON 6: Actor/Comedian Robin Williams Dies At 63 Of Apparent Suicide

    Monday, August 11 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-08-11 23:42:08 GMT
    Photo of actor/comedian Robin Williams (Credit: ABC News)Photo of actor/comedian Robin Williams (Credit: ABC News)
    According to the Marin County (California) Sheriff's Office, an investigation has been opened into the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams, whose full name is Robin McLaurin Williams.
    According to the Marin County (California) Sheriff's Office, an investigation has been opened into the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams, whose full name is Robin McLaurin Williams.
  • Photo Of 2-Month-Old Girl With Duct-Taped Pacifier Sparks Outrage

    Photo Of 2-Month-Old Girl With Duct-Taped Pacifier Sparks Outrage

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:19:26 GMT
    Credit: FacebookCredit: Facebook
    Franklin County authorities are investigating after photos of a 2-month-old Columbus girl with duct-tape across her pacifier sparked outrage on social media.
    Franklin County authorities are investigating after photos of a 2-month-old Columbus girl with duct-tape across her pacifier sparked outrage on social media.
  • French Study Shows Exercise Appears to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

    French Study Shows Exercise Appears to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:25:03 GMT
    Exercise may lower a middle aged woman's risk of breast cancer. French researchers found those who exercised regularly for the past four years had a 10% lower risk of breast cancer.
    Exercise may lower a middle aged woman's risk of breast cancer. French researchers found those who exercised regularly for the past four years had a 10% lower risk of breast cancer.
  • Tony Stewart Involved In Deadly Incident On New York Dirt Track

    Tony Stewart Involved In Deadly Incident On New York Dirt Track

    Monday, August 11 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-08-11 19:44:29 GMT
    Photo taken in the moments before Kevin Ward, Jr. was struck and killed by a car driven by NASCAR star Tony StewartPhoto taken in the moments before Kevin Ward, Jr. was struck and killed by a car driven by NASCAR star Tony Stewart
    A small town race track, a big time driver, and an angry confrontation were a fatal combination over the weekend in New York state. One of NASCAR's leading drivers, Tony Stewart, was behind the wheel when his race-car struck and killed another driver who had stormed onto the track. ABC News' Marci Gonzalez has the story.
    A small town race track, a big time driver, and an angry confrontation were a fatal combination over the weekend in New York state. One of NASCAR's leading drivers, Tony Stewart, was behind the wheel when his race-car struck and killed another driver who had stormed onto the track. ABC News' Marci Gonzalez has the story.
  • Sarasota fishermen encounter 'monster' Hammerhead shark

    Sarasota fishermen encounter 'monster' Hammerhead shark

    Monday, August 11 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-08-11 17:46:52 GMT
    Image courtesy Rob Caragiulo.Image courtesy Rob Caragiulo.
    A 14-foot-long Hammerhead shark gave some local fisherman a big scare over the weekend when it went after a Tarpon they had hooked on their line.
    A 14-foot-long Hammerhead shark gave some local fisherman a big scare over the weekend when it went after a Tarpon they had hooked on their line.
  • A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

    A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

    Sunday, August 10 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-08-10 15:46:24 GMT
    As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines...
    As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing...
  • Team: Tony Stewart will not race in NASCAR event Sunday

    Team: Tony Stewart will not race in NASCAR event Sunday

    Sunday, August 10 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-10 14:36:30 GMT
    Team: Tony Stewart will not race in NASCAR event Sunday
    Team: Tony Stewart will not race in NASCAR event Sunday
  • 6-Year-Old's Thief-Shaming Yard Sign Helped Police Recover Stolen Bike

    6-Year-Old's Thief-Shaming Yard Sign Helped Police Recover Stolen Bike

    Saturday, August 9 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-08-09 12:55:33 GMT
    Six-year-old Roxy of Portland, Oregon poses with the sign that she made after thieves broke into her family's garage and stole her father's bikes. (Photo Credit: KATU and ABC News)Six-year-old Roxy of Portland, Oregon poses with the sign that she made after thieves broke into her family's garage and stole her father's bikes. (Photo Credit: KATU and ABC News)
    A 6-year-old girl was so mad that her dad's custom road bicycles worth thousands of dollars were stolen that she made a sign shaming the thieves.
    A 6-year-old girl was so mad that her dad's custom road bicycles worth thousands of dollars were stolen that she made a sign shaming the thieves.
  • Girl Who Survived Brain-Eating Amoeba Swims Again

    Girl Who Survived Brain-Eating Amoeba Swims Again

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-08-08 23:21:48 GMT
    Kali Hardig, 13, is swimming again after she survived a brain-eating amoeba she contracted at an Arkansas water park. (Credit: ABC News)Kali Hardig, 13, is swimming again after she survived a brain-eating amoeba she contracted at an Arkansas water park. (Credit: ABC News)
    A 13-year-old Arkansas girl, who is one of only three people in the United States known to have survived a brain-eating amoeba, is back enjoying swimming after contracting the infection at a water park last year.
    A 13-year-old Arkansas girl, who is one of only three people in the United States known to have survived a brain-eating amoeba, is back enjoying swimming after contracting the infection at a water park last year.
  • PHOTOS: Smokey Bear Turns 70, But Don't Bring Candles

    PHOTOS: Smokey Bear Turns 70, But Don't Bring Candles

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-08-08 22:57:23 GMT
    Photo of a Smokey Bear poster (Credit: ABC News)Photo of a Smokey Bear poster (Credit: ABC News)
    Smokey Bear is turning 70 on Saturday, but don't bring any candles to the party, please.
    Smokey Bear is turning 70 on Saturday, but don't bring any candles to the party, please.
  • US Carries Out More Airstrikes Against ISIS in Iraq

    US Carries Out More Airstrikes Against ISIS in Iraq

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-08 22:19:12 GMT
    PHOTO: Sailors guide an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Valions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 15 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) on August 8th, 2014. (Credit: ABC News)PHOTO: Sailors guide an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Valions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 15 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) on August 8th, 2014. (Credit: ABC News)
    The United States military has carried out three rounds of airstrikes Friday against ISIS militants in Iraq in its renewed effort to bolster the Iraqi and Kurdish forces from the Islamic militants.
    The United States military has carried out three rounds of airstrikes Friday against ISIS militants in Iraq in its renewed effort to bolster the Iraqi and Kurdish forces from the Islamic militants.
  • Family says Tampa church canceled funeral because son was gay

    Family says Tampa church canceled funeral because son was gay

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:37:53 GMT
    A Tampa mother was standing at their son's casket when the phone rang. She says the church where her son's funeral was scheduled to be held the next day was canceled. The reason? She says she was told it would be "blasphemous" to hold the services at the church because her son was gay.
    A Tampa mother was standing at their son's casket when the phone rang. She says the church where her son's funeral was scheduled to be held the next day was canceled. The reason? She says she was told it would be "blasphemous" to hold the services at the church because her son was gay.
  • Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Friday, August 8 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-08-08 16:43:33 GMT
    A snake was discovered in a toilet in Hueytown, Alabama. Hueytown Police Facebook page photoA snake was discovered in a toilet in Hueytown, Alabama. Hueytown Police Facebook page photo
    Imagine going to use a toilet and seeing a poisonous snake slithering in the commode. It actually happened to a construction worker in Hueytown, Alabama.
    Imagine going to use a toilet and seeing a poisonous snake slithering in the commode. It actually happened to a construction worker in Hueytown, Alabama.
  • PHOTOS: Police Car Covered In Sticky Notes Goes Viral

    PHOTOS: Police Car Covered In Sticky Notes Goes Viral

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:41:31 GMT
    Kansas City Police Officer Stuart Littlefield arrived to work to find his police cruiser covered in sticky notes. (Photo Credit: CNN)Kansas City Police Officer Stuart Littlefield arrived to work to find his police cruiser covered in sticky notes. (Photo Credit: CNN)
    A prank involving a Kansas City Police officer's car is going viral on the web.
    A prank involving a Kansas City Police officer's car is going viral on the web.
  • Toddler Squeezes Through White House Fence

    Toddler Squeezes Through White House Fence

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-08-08 14:51:13 GMT
    A member of the U.S. Secret Service Emergency Response Team (ERT) stands watch on the North Lawn at the White House. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)A member of the U.S. Secret Service Emergency Response Team (ERT) stands watch on the North Lawn at the White House. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)
    It's usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble, but a toddler had them on the move Thursday night.
    It's usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble, but a toddler had them on the move Thursday night.
  • Child Killed In Dog Attack

    Child Killed In Dog Attack

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-08 14:22:22 GMT
    Across America graphicAcross America graphic
    Authorities in Levy County, Florida say a 6-year-old boy was killed after being attacked by two family dogs.
    Authorities in Levy County, Florida say a 6-year-old boy was killed after being attacked by two family dogs.
  • GM Issues Third Recall On SUVs For Fire Risk

    GM Issues Third Recall On SUVs For Fire Risk

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-08 14:06:57 GMT
    GM Recall graphicGM Recall graphic
    General Motors' troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.
    General Motors' troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.
  • Customer buys 23 Burger King pies to spite snotty kid

    Customer buys 23 Burger King pies to spite snotty kid

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-08-08 10:57:23 GMT
    Burger King Facebook photoBurger King Facebook photo
    A visit to Burger King went horribly wrong for one Reddit user, whose post about the experience with a snotty kid and Burger King pies has gone viral.
    A visit to Burger King went horribly wrong for one Reddit user, whose post about the experience with a snotty kid and Burger King pies has gone viral.
  • Family's heart wrenching story gets national attention

    Family's heart wrenching story gets national attention

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:46:31 GMT
    Connor's name will be added to this memorial honoring those who have donated their organs. Facebook photoConnor's name will be added to this memorial honoring those who have donated their organs. Facebook photo
    The heartbroken family of a California teen who died after smoking one hit of synthetic pot is taking their message about the dangerous drug to TV. 
    The heartbroken family of a California teen who died after smoking one hit of synthetic pot is taking their message about the dangerous drug to TV. 
  • Insurer Pays Off Lawsuit With Thousands In Coins

    Insurer Pays Off Lawsuit With Thousands In Coins

    Thursday, August 7 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-08-07 16:02:23 GMT
    Andres Carrasco was paid with buckets of change for a partial settlement in a 2012 lawsuit against Adrianaís Insurance Services, a Rancho Cucamonga, California-based company.  (Associated Press)Andres Carrasco was paid with buckets of change for a partial settlement in a 2012 lawsuit against Adrianaís Insurance Services, a Rancho Cucamonga, California-based company. (Associated Press)
    An insurance company settled a lawsuit with a Los Angeles man by dropping off buckets full of thousands of quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies, his attorney said Wednesday.
    An insurance company settled a lawsuit with a Los Angeles man by dropping off buckets full of thousands of quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies, his attorney said Wednesday.
  • New Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Orlando

    New Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Orlando

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-07 13:28:07 GMT
    Harry Potter fans enter Diagon' Alley Tuesday. WESH TV photoHarry Potter fans enter Diagon' Alley Tuesday. WESH TV photo
    Fans waited in line at Universal Orlando Resort for Tuesday's opening of the new attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley.
    Fans waited in line at Universal Orlando Resort for Tuesday's opening of the new attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley.
  • Target publicly endorses same-sex marriage

    Target publicly endorses same-sex marriage

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-08-07 13:22:25 GMT
    Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just four years after the retailer came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions. Target said it has signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case and publicly declared its support of gay marriage, a move similar to those taken by Starbucks, Intel and Apple."It is our belief that everyone should be treated equally unde...
    Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just four years after the retailer came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions. Target said it has signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case and publicly declared its support of gay marriage, a move similar to those taken by Starbucks, Intel and Apple."It is our belief that everyone should be treated equally unde...
  • SC Schools Don’t Know If They’re Getting Immigrant Children

    SC Schools Don’t Know If They’re Getting Immigrant Children

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:29:12 GMT
    As South Carolina schools get ready to start this month, there’s something they can’t plan for—whether they’ll be getting any of the 350 undocumented immigrant children sent here from the border.
    As South Carolina schools get ready to start this month, there’s something they can’t plan for—whether they’ll be getting any of the 350 undocumented immigrant children sent here from the border.
  • 5-year-old Steals the Show During Newscast Live Shot

    5-year-old Steals the Show During Newscast Live Shot

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:01:09 GMT
    5-year-old Noah Ritter begins to take charge when a reporter asks him how he enjoyed a fair ride... and he goes off on a tangent about looking forward to kindergarten.
    5-year-old Noah Ritter begins to take charge when a reporter asks him how he enjoyed a fair ride... and he goes off on a tangent about looking forward to kindergarten.
  • American General Killed, 15 Others Injured In Afghanistan Military Academy Attack

    American General Killed, 15 Others Injured In Afghanistan Military Academy Attack

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-08-06 02:11:48 GMT
    PHOTO: General view of a military academy base after an Afghan soldier opened fire on NATO troops inside the premises, on the outskirts of Kabul, Aug. 5, 2014. (Credit: ABC News)PHOTO: General view of a military academy base after an Afghan soldier opened fire on NATO troops inside the premises, on the outskirts of Kabul, Aug. 5, 2014. (Credit: ABC News)
    An American general was killed Tuesday and 15 other soldiers wounded in an attack on a military academy in Afghanistan. Click for the latest information.
    An American general was killed Tuesday and 15 other soldiers wounded in an attack on a military academy in Afghanistan. Click for the latest information.
  • Ebola Test Results Negative For 46-Year-Old Woman

    Ebola Test Results Negative For 46-Year-Old Woman

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-08-05 20:46:30 GMT
    The test results for a possible case of the Ebola virus in a local woman are negative.
    The test results for a possible case of the Ebola virus in a local woman are negative.
  • Senator Lindsey Graham Says Help Is On The Way For Veterans Waiting For VA Health Care

    Senator Lindsey Graham Says Help Is On The Way For Veterans Waiting For VA Health Care

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-05 20:35:30 GMT
    Photo of U.S. Senator Lindsey GrahamPhoto of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham
    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says help is coming to veterans facing long waits at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers.
    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says help is coming to veterans facing long waits at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers.
  • TRUE LOVE STORY: Couple Married For 62 Years Dies Four Hours Apart

    TRUE LOVE STORY: Couple Married For 62 Years Dies Four Hours Apart

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-05 20:15:42 GMT
    Photo of Don and Maxine Simpson (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Don and Maxine Simpson (Credit: ABC News)
    It's a love story that may remind you of a Hollywood movie, but it's real...and it's the life of a Bakersfield, California man and woman whose love for each other was on display...until the day they died. Tim Calahan has the details of their life journey.
    It's a love story that may remind you of a Hollywood movie, but it's real...and it's the life of a Bakersfield, California man and woman whose love for each other was on display...until the day they died. Tim Calahan has the details of their life journey.
  • VIDEO: Baby Seal Makes Friends With Two Surfers, Tries To Surf

    VIDEO: Baby Seal Makes Friends With Two Surfers, Tries To Surf

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-08-05 18:25:21 GMT
    Photo of a baby seal trying to surf (Credit: CNN)Photo of a baby seal trying to surf (Credit: CNN)
    A baby seal makes friends with two surfers and decides he want to try surfing.
    A baby seal makes friends with two surfers and decides he want to try surfing.
  • VIDEO: Video Of Cows Being Herded By Lorde's "Royals" Played on Farmer's Trombone Goes Viral

    VIDEO: Video Of Cows Being Herded By Lorde's "Royals" Played on Farmer's Trombone Goes Viral

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-08-05 18:21:31 GMT
    Photo of Kansas farmer Derek Klingenberg playing his trombone for his herd of cattle (Credit: CNN)Photo of Kansas farmer Derek Klingenberg playing his trombone for his herd of cattle (Credit: CNN)
    A Kansas farmer has gone viral with a video he posted online and on social media.
    A Kansas farmer has gone viral with a video he posted online and on social media.
  • Report: Georgia, South Carolina Ranked On List For States With The Best Schools

    Report: Georgia, South Carolina Ranked On List For States With The Best Schools

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-08-05 17:04:56 GMT
    School Report graphicSchool Report graphic
    A report on WalletHub.com ranks all the states by the quality of the schools in the states. Click to see how Georgia and South Carolina fared.
    A report on WalletHub.com ranks all the states by the quality of the schools in the states. Click to see how Georgia and South Carolina fared.
  • California Town's Residents On Edge As Mystery Animal Roams The Streets

    California Town's Residents On Edge As Mystery Animal Roams The Streets

    Monday, August 4 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-08-04 21:45:16 GMT
    Photo of a mysterious animal roaming the streets of Norwalk, California (Credit: ABC News)Photo of a mysterious animal roaming the streets of Norwalk, California (Credit: ABC News)
    A southern California city in on edge because they fear a lion is on the loose, seen roaming the streets. But, the only real evidence is a grainy video, which is raising more questions than answers. ABC News' Nick Watt has the story.
    A southern California city in on edge because they fear a lion is on the loose, seen roaming the streets. But, the only real evidence is a grainy video, which is raising more questions than answers. ABC News' Nick Watt has the story.
  • PF Chang's Names 33 Restaurants In Data Breach

    PF Chang's Names 33 Restaurants In Data Breach

    Monday, August 4 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-04 20:24:44 GMT
    P.F. Chang's China Bistro logo graphicP.F. Chang's China Bistro logo graphic
    P.F. Chang's is providing more details on its ongoing investigation into a security breach, saying data may have been stolen from certain credit and debit cards used at 33 P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurants in the U.S.
    P.F. Chang's is providing more details on its ongoing investigation into a security breach, saying data may have been stolen from certain credit and debit cards used at 33 P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurants in the U.S.
  • FDA Issues Warning About Use Of Powdered Caffeine

    FDA Issues Warning About Use Of Powdered Caffeine

    Monday, August 4 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-08-04 19:34:36 GMT
    Photo of powdered caffeinePhoto of powdered caffeine
    The FDA is warning about powdered pure caffeine being marketed directly to consumers, and recommends avoiding these products.  In particular, FDA is concerned about powdered pure caffeine sold in bulk bags over the internet.
    The FDA is warning about powdered pure caffeine being marketed directly to consumers, and recommends avoiding these products.  In particular, FDA is concerned about powdered pure caffeine sold in bulk bags over the internet.
  • Boy lost in NYC calls it 'greatest day of my life'

    Boy lost in NYC calls it 'greatest day of my life'

    Monday, August 4 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-08-04 18:42:24 GMT
    A 9-year-old boy who got separated from his family at the Central Park Zoo says being lost for two hours in New York City was the greatest day of his life.
    A 9-year-old boy who got separated from his family at the Central Park Zoo says being lost for two hours in New York City was the greatest day of his life.
  • Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies

    Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies

    Monday, August 4 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-08-04 18:13:32 GMT
    (AP Image)(AP Image)
    James Brady, the White House press secretary gravely wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday, his family announced. Brady was 73.
    James Brady, the White House press secretary gravely wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday, his family announced. Brady was 73.
  • VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

    VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

    Monday, August 4 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-08-04 17:02:16 GMT
    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
  • Ebola Victims To Arrive in Atlanta

    Ebola Victims To Arrive in Atlanta

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:18:25 GMT
    Medical Report graphicMedical Report graphic
    Federal officials say two American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Africa will be flown into a metro Atlanta military base. The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Friday that a private-chartered aircraft will be arriving at Dobbins Air Reserve Base with patients evacuated from Africa. The patients will then be taken to medical facilities. Kirby says officials in the U.S. State Department asked the military to provide an airfield for the arrival. Details about the ...
    Federal officials say two American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Africa will be flown into a metro Atlanta military base. The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Friday that a private-chartered aircraft will be arriving at Dobbins Air Reserve Base with patients evacuated from Africa. The patients will then be taken to medical facilities. Kirby says officials in the U.S. State Department asked the military to provide an airfield for the arrival. Details about the ...
  • Two Americans With Ebola to Be Flown Back to U.S. "Early Next Week"

    Two Americans With Ebola to Be Flown Back to U.S. "Early Next Week"

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:42:12 GMT
    Dr. Kent Brantly is shown in this 2013 photo provided by JPS Health Network. Nancy Writebol is shown in this undated photo. (Credit: Associated Press)Dr. Kent Brantly is shown in this 2013 photo provided by JPS Health Network. Nancy Writebol is shown in this undated photo. (Credit: Associated Press)
    Two American patients stricken with Ebola will not be flown from Africa to the U.S. until early next week, ABC News has learned.
    Two American patients stricken with Ebola will not be flown from Africa to the U.S. until early next week, ABC News has learned.
  • Source: Police find search for 'hot car deaths' on dad's computer in Georgia case

    Source: Police find search for 'hot car deaths' on dad's computer in Georgia case

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:17:43 GMT
    Justin Ross Harris and his son Cooper. Family photoJustin Ross Harris and his son Cooper. Family photo
    A source says police investigating the death of a 22-month-old Georgia boy left seven hours in a sweltering SUV, found an internet search for "how long does it take for an animal to die in a hot car" on the father's computer.
    A source says police investigating the death of a 22-month-old Georgia boy left seven hours in a sweltering SUV, found an internet search for "how long does it take for an animal to die in a hot car" on the father's computer.
  • 27 Palestinians Killed As Gaza Truce Unravels

    27 Palestinians Killed As Gaza Truce Unravels

    27 Palestinians Killed As Gaza Truce Unravels

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:50:38 GMT
    A Palestinian official says Israeli shelling has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza as an Israel-Hamas truce unraveled less hours after coming into effect.
    A Palestinian official says Israeli shelling has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza as an Israel-Hamas truce unraveled less hours after coming into effect.
  • Dr. Satish Rao Heads IBS Drug Linzess Study at Medical College of GA

    Dr. Satish Rao Heads IBS Drug Linzess Study at Medical College of GA

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:32:05 GMT
    Research is taking place now at the Medical College of GA into the effects of Linzess on the brain/gut connection that causes intense belly pain in IBS patients.
    Research is taking place now at the Medical College of GA into the effects of Linzess on the brain/gut connection that causes intense belly pain in IBS patients.
  • Goat + Sheep = Geep

    Rare Geep Born

    Rare Geep Born

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:31:31 GMT
    A new born at an Arizona petting zoo is getting a lot of attention.You are looking at a "geep." A geep is half goat...half-sheep hybrid. Now this is rare because these animals that don't often mate..but apparently they did this time. The zoo has named the Geep...butterfly..because of her spots. She's less than a week old and she's already made friends with a horse at the ranch.
    A new born at an Arizona petting zoo is getting a lot of attention.You are looking at a "geep." A geep is half goat...half-sheep hybrid. Now this is rare because these animals that don't often mate..but apparently they did this time. The zoo has named the Geep...butterfly..because of her spots. She's less than a week old and she's already made friends with a horse at the ranch.
  • Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach

    Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:48:04 GMT
    Facebook image from Dan FlynnFacebook image from Dan Flynn
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
  • Oprah remembers Maya Angelou at Wake Forest University

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday June 4th

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday June 4th

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:07:54 GMT
    Lindsay Lohan's mom better get out her bus pass. Dina Lohan's drivers license was taken after she caught driving drink. Sources say her blood alcohol level was about three times the legal limit. So a long island judged ordered her to lose her license for a whole year and she must complete a drunk driving program. She also has to pay a fine, and have a breathalyzer installed in her car.Oprah is in North Carolina to help plan Maya Angelou's funeral services, to be held this weekend. She says sh...
    Lindsay Lohan's mom better get out her bus pass. Dina Lohan's drivers license was taken after she caught driving drink. Sources say her blood alcohol level was about three times the legal limit. So a long island judged ordered her to lose her license for a whole year and she must complete a drunk driving program. She also has to pay a fine, and have a breathalyzer installed in her car.Oprah is in North Carolina to help plan Maya Angelou's funeral services, to be held this weekend. She says sh...
  • VIDEO: Panic as shark charges swimmers at beach

    VIDEO: Panic as shark charges swimmers at beach

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:58:18 GMT
    Dan Flynn imageDan Flynn image
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape. “This just happened off Navarre Beach Pier... 10 ft hammerhead going right at a swimmer and lifeguard.....insane!” wrote Dan Flynn, who posted the video to Facebook.
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape. “This just happened off Navarre Beach Pier... 10 ft hammerhead going right at a swimmer and lifeguard.....insane!” wrote Dan Flynn, who posted the video to Facebook.
  • Wedding party all wet

    Wedding Party takes a dive

    Wedding Party takes a dive

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:55:56 GMT
    Some people are swept off their feet before their wedding. That's pretty much what happened before a ceremony in Minnesota. The bride, groom and the entire wedding party of 20 were posing on a dock an hour before the vows when it collapses into the water. The videographer captured every moment of it on tape. Just about everyone got wet, but the videographer says they were all smiles even after the epic fail.
    Some people are swept off their feet before their wedding. That's pretty much what happened before a ceremony in Minnesota. The bride, groom and the entire wedding party of 20 were posing on a dock an hour before the vows when it collapses into the water. The videographer captured every moment of it on tape. Just about everyone got wet, but the videographer says they were all smiles even after the epic fail.
  • Serena Williams crashed a beach wedding

    What's trending at 5:30, Tuesday, June 3rd

    What's trending at 5:30, Tuesday, June 3rd

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:40:08 GMT
    Serena Williams served up quite the surprise for one Miami bride.....by crashing her big day! The pro player may have been a tad underdressed.She posted these pics on instragram showing off her loud leopard print one-piece bathing suit (not exactly wedding attire). Williams, who was recently ousted from the french open, was enjoying a day at the beach when she ran into the happy couple.Singer Rihanna revealing a little more than we expected. She made quite the fashion statement with her see-t...
    Serena Williams served up quite the surprise for one Miami bride.....by crashing her big day! The pro player may have been a tad underdressed.She posted these pics on instragram showing off her loud leopard print one-piece bathing suit (not exactly wedding attire). Williams, who was recently ousted from the french open, was enjoying a day at the beach when she ran into the happy couple.Singer Rihanna revealing a little more than we expected. She made quite the fashion statement with her see-t...
  • SRS Selected For National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

    SRS Selected For National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:42:46 GMT
    DOE-SR Fleet Manager Chris Goodman (left) charges the Chevy Volt, the first electric vehicle at the Savannah River Site, while members of the SRNS and DOE-SR Fleet Management team (back row, from left) Tim Armstrong, Kevin Heath and Pete Ladomirak performDOE-SR Fleet Manager Chris Goodman (left) charges the Chevy Volt, the first electric vehicle at the Savannah River Site, while members of the SRNS and DOE-SR Fleet Management team (back row, from left) Tim Armstrong, Kevin Heath and Pete Ladomirak perform
    The first electric car and charging station at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have arrived as part of the National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program.
    The first electric car and charging station at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have arrived as part of the National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program.
  • VA Reform Efforts Continue

    VA Reform Efforts Continue

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:56:43 GMT
    Lawmakers are taking another step toward veteran health care reform. House and Senate negotiators approved a compromise bill Tuesday. It approves the expenditure of about 17-billion dollars to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure comes after reports surfaced of veterans waiting for long periods of time to get health care -- and even deaths due to delayed care.
    Lawmakers are taking another step toward veteran health care reform. House and Senate negotiators approved a compromise bill Tuesday. It approves the expenditure of about 17-billion dollars to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure comes after reports surfaced of veterans waiting for long periods of time to get health care -- and even deaths due to delayed care.
  • Koala survives 54-mile ride clinging to car's grill

    Koala survives 54-mile ride clinging to car's grill

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:59:42 GMT
    Timberwolf clung to a car for 54 miles. Australia Zoo Facebook photoTimberwolf clung to a car for 54 miles. Australia Zoo Facebook photo
    An adorable little koala survived an amazing high-speed ride by clinging to a car for 54 miles on an Australia highway. The koala suffered a torn nail during the ordeal.
    An adorable little koala survived an amazing high-speed ride by clinging to a car for 54 miles on an Australia highway. The koala suffered a torn nail during the ordeal.
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans demand apology from Washington & Lee

    Sons of Confederate Veterans demand apology from Washington & Lee

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:30:43 GMT
    These are the items the 15-year-old says he wore to Lee Chapel and was asked to remove.These are the items the 15-year-old says he wore to Lee Chapel and was asked to remove.
    Lexington (WSLS) - The Stonewall Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1296 is calling upon Washington Lee University President, Kenneth P. Ruscio, to apologize for what it calls the school's mistreatment of a 15-year-old boy over the weekend.
    Lexington (WSLS) - The Stonewall Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1296 is calling upon Washington Lee University President, Kenneth P. Ruscio, to apologize for what it calls the school's mistreatment of a 15-year-old boy over the weekend.
  • Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

    Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:14:57 GMT
    Photo: CrayolaExperience.comPhoto: CrayolaExperience.com
    Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country.
    Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country.
  • Couple's selfie photobombed by lightning bolt

    Couple's selfie photobombed by lightning bolt

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:56:28 GMT
    A couple vacationing in Mexico was almost hit by lightning, a few sources including Washington Post reported Tuesday.
    A couple vacationing in Mexico was almost hit by lightning, a few sources including Washington Post reported Tuesday.
  • Dad and daughter killed by a plane while walking on the beach

    Dad and daughter killed by a plane while walking on the beach

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:22:21 GMT
    A family beach outing during a couple's wedding anniversary trip takes a tragic turn in Venice, Florida. A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter has now died after a plane made an emergency landing at the edge of the water.

    A family beach outing during a couple's wedding anniversary trip takes a tragic turn in Venice, Florida. A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter has now died after a plane made an emergency landing at the edge of the water.


  • NC woman tests positive for Ebola virus

    NC woman tests positive for Ebola virus

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:02:43 GMT
    David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org)David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org)
    A second American working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to the Christian group with whom she works. Nancy Writebol, from Charlotte, was helping a missionary group that is treating Ebola patients in Monrovia, Liberia, when she contracted the deadly virus.Writebol and her husband David are employed by Serving in Mission, which has been working with Samaritan's Purse at the Ebola Consolidated Case Management Center? since the current outbreak began in March. The h...
    A second American working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to the Christian group with whom she works. Nancy Writebol, from Charlotte, was helping a missionary group that is treating Ebola patients in Monrovia, Liberia, when she contracted the deadly virus.Writebol and her husband David are employed by Serving in Mission, which has been working with Samaritan's Purse at the Ebola Consolidated Case Management Center? since the current outbreak began in March. The h...
  • Rare Lightning Strike On Beach Kills 1, Injures 12

    Rare Lightning Strike On Beach Kills 1, Injures 12

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:57:23 GMT
    Photo of people on Venice Beach, California after a rare lightning strike on Sunday (Credit: CNN)Photo of people on Venice Beach, California after a rare lightning strike on Sunday (Credit: CNN)
    A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike.
    A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike.
  • Recall Of Stone Fruits And Related Made-In-Store Products Sold In Georgia Due To Possible Health Risk

    Recall Of Stone Fruits And Related Made-In-Store Products Sold In Georgia Due To Possible Health Risk

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:38:41 GMT
    Recall graphicRecall graphic
    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits and some in-store made products containing recalled fruits due to a possible health risk.
    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits and some in-store made products containing recalled fruits due to a possible health risk.
  • Meteorologist's Response To Viewer Goes Viral

    Meteorologist's Response To Viewer Goes Viral

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:41:44 GMT
    Julya Johnson, a meteorologist at WATE-TV, responded to a viewer's letter on facebook and the post has gone viral. (Courtesy: Johnson's Facebook page)Julya Johnson, a meteorologist at WATE-TV, responded to a viewer's letter on facebook and the post has gone viral. (Courtesy: Johnson's Facebook page)
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter about her appearance on-air and the post has gone viral.
    A Knoxville meteorologist responded to a viewer’s letter about her appearance on-air and the post has gone viral.
  • Police: NC mom charged with DUI after car crashes into river with kids inside

    Police: NC mom charged with DUI after car crashes into river with kids inside

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:38:25 GMT
    Connie Jo PenlandConnie Jo Penland
    A North Carolina mother is facing charges after authorities say she crashed her car into a river while driving drunk, with her two young kids in the back seat.State troopers arrested 26-year-old Connie Jo Penland early Saturday morning. When first responders arrived, they discovered eight inches of water in the car and her children, ages 6 and 7, inside. Authorities say Penland was so intoxicated she didn't know what ...
    A North Carolina mother is facing charges after authorities say she crashed her car into a river while driving drunk, with her two young kids in the back seat.State troopers arrested 26-year-old Connie Jo Penland early Saturday morning. When first responders arrived, they discovered eight inches of water in the car and her children, ages 6 and 7, inside. Authorities say Penland was so intoxicated she didn't know what ...
  • CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dozens of baby turtles hatch and head home

    CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dozens of baby turtles hatch and head home

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:03:29 GMT
    You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ...
    You likely have seen the bumper stickers "sea turtles dig the dark". You can truth in action thanks to the Florida Keys Turtle Cam that captured quite a site Friday night, using infrared lighting and a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam".The feed recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles that bolted from the hole and headed straight to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight.The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and ...
  • Top 10 hot spots for germs

    Top 10 hot spots for germs

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:18:44 GMT
    Germs are everywhere - you simply can't avoid them. About 99% of them won't even harm us but that 1% can wreak havoc on our bodies at times.We were curious what places are the germiest. According to Prevention here are the top 10 worst germ spots:1. Kitchen faucet2. Garbage disposal3. Welcome mat4. Vacuum cleaner5. Dish towel6. Car dashboard7. Soap dispensers8. Restaurant ketchup bottles9. Refrigerator seal10. Cell phone That metal aeration screen at the end of the faucet is a total germ magnet.
    Germs are everywhere - you simply can't avoid them. About 99% of them won't even harm us but that 1% can wreak havoc on our bodies at times.We were curious what places are the germiest. According to Prevention here are the top 10 worst germ spots:1. Kitchen faucet2. Garbage disposal3. Welcome mat4. Vacuum cleaner5. Dish towel6. Car dashboard7. Soap dispensers8. Restaurant ketchup bottles9. Refrigerator seal10. Cell phone That metal aeration screen at the end of the faucet is a total germ magnet.
  • Product to shield swimmers from sharks

    Product to shield swimmers from sharks

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:59:12 GMT
    Shark ShieldShark Shield
    A product to help keep sharks at away while you're in the water is now being sold in Florida.An Australian-based company is bringing the device, called a Shark Shield, to the Tampa Bay areaBefore now, it wasn't sold in the United States.It's worn around the ankle the antenna trails behind you in the water. Inside the antenna are two electrodes that create an underwater electric field.So when a shark comes close to someone wearing the shark shield -- the devices causes spasms and keeps the sha...
    A product to help keep sharks at away while you're in the water is now being sold in Florida.An Australian-based company is bringing the device, called a Shark Shield, to the Tampa Bay areaBefore now, it wasn't sold in the United States.It's worn around the ankle the antenna trails behind you in the water. Inside the antenna are two electrodes that create an underwater electric field.So when a shark comes close to someone wearing the shark shield -- the devices causes spasms and keeps the sha...
  • LeBron's Sweet Apology

    LeBron's Sweet Apology

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:16:39 GMT
    LeBron James is offering a dozen delivered cupcakes to all of his neighbors. Half of the proceeds from the LeBron themed Baker Blvd. Decadent Desserts benefit the LeBron James Family Foundation.
    LeBron James is offering a dozen delivered cupcakes to all of his neighbors. Half of the proceeds from the LeBron themed Baker Blvd. Decadent Desserts benefit the LeBron James Family Foundation.
  • "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Trailer Released

    "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Trailer Released

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:08:17 GMT
    Fifty Shades of Grey logo imageFifty Shades of Grey logo image
    It's here: the trailer for the highly anticipated movie adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey", starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.
    It's here: the trailer for the highly anticipated movie adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey", starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.
  • Contact Lost with Passenger Plane in Africa

    Contact Lost with Passenger Plane in Africa

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:05:24 GMT
    Contact lost with passenger plane in west-central Africa.
    Contact lost with passenger plane in west-central Africa.
  • ILVTOFU: Too vulgar for specialty plate in Tenn., state says

    ILVTOFU: Too vulgar for specialty plate in Tenn., state says

    Jul 22, 2014 10:34 PM2014-07-23 02:34:23 GMT
    The state of Tennessee denied a Murfreesboro woman’s request for a personalized license plate due to the perceived vulgarity of her message.
    The state of Tennessee denied a Murfreesboro woman’s request for a personalized license plate due to the perceived vulgarity of her message.
  • Pittsburgh doctor sings to newborns after delivery

    Pittsburgh doctor sings to newborns after delivery

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:17:52 GMT
    A Pittsburgh doctor is gaining national attention for his unique tradition of singing to each baby he delivers. He has delivered more than 8,000 babies during his career.
    A Pittsburgh doctor is gaining national attention for his unique tradition of singing to each baby he delivers. He has delivered more than 8,000 babies during his career.
  • Non-profit transforms donated wedding dresses into 'angel gowns'

    Non-profit transforms donated wedding dresses into 'angel gowns'

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:08:05 GMT
    NICU Helping Hands is based out of Fort Worth, Texas and was founded by Lisa Grubbs in 2013. Since beginning the organization has created 12,000 angel gowns.
    NICU Helping Hands is based out of Fort Worth, Texas and was founded by Lisa Grubbs in 2013. Since beginning the organization has created 12,000 angel gowns.
  • Woman forced from her FL home after huge sinkhole appears

    Woman forced from her FL home after huge sinkhole appears

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:21:44 GMT
    A huge sinkhole has opened up outside a Spring Hill, Florida home. The hole is 30 feet deep and 40 feet wide and city officials have deemed the home unsafe.Now, the homeowner is forced to pack her stuff and leave just 18 months after moving in. Officials haven't determined the exact cause for the sink hole but a private contractor suspects heavy rain over the weekend may have played a role.
    A huge sinkhole has opened up outside a Spring Hill, Florida home. The hole is 30 feet deep and 40 feet wide and city officials have deemed the home unsafe.Now, the homeowner is forced to pack her stuff and leave just 18 months after moving in. Officials haven't determined the exact cause for the sink hole but a private contractor suspects heavy rain over the weekend may have played a role.
  • Mayfly invasion so bad it triggers a car crash

    Mayfly invasion so bad it triggers a car crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:00:30 GMT
    The La Crosse, Wisconsin office of the National Weather Service (NWS) reports this year's mayfly hatch on the Mississippi River was so prolific it created a bow echo on radar, similar to one that would be made by a significant rain storm. A NWS employee went out after his shift and captured some amazing images of the short-lived pests covering street lights, gas pumps, buildings, stairs -- nearly anything in their path.The mayfly hatch was a problem up and down the Mississippi. Police in the ...
    The La Crosse, Wisconsin office of the National Weather Service (NWS) reports this year's mayfly hatch on the Mississippi River was so prolific it created a bow echo on radar, similar to one that would be made by a significant rain storm. A NWS employee went out after his shift and captured some amazing images of the short-lived pests covering street lights, gas pumps, buildings, stairs -- nearly anything in their path.The mayfly hatch was a problem up and down the Mississippi. Police in the ...
  • Family & friends poisoned by fish caught on vacation

    Family & friends poisoned by fish caught on vacation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:00:09 GMT
    Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow...
    Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow...
  • Dad 'Cowboy Twerks' With Daughter

    Dad 'Cowboy Twerks' With Daughter

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:05:50 GMT
    This video shows just how excited this father is to see her daughter after work!
    This video shows just how excited this father is to see her daughter after work!
  • A health risk for women who have taken birth control pills

    A health risk for women who have taken birth control pills

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:49:53 GMT
    Combining energy drinks and alcohol may increase the desire to keep drinking. A study out of Australia followed 75 young adults. The ones who mixed alcohol with an energy drink wanted to drink more than those who had only alcohol. The researchers warn--the combination of energy drinks and alcohol could lead to more drunk driving and alcohol fueled violence. SOURCE - The Australian National University/MedDay/CBS Birth control Women who take hormonal birth control could be at greater risk of de...
    Combining energy drinks and alcohol may increase the desire to keep drinking. A study out of Australia followed 75 young adults. The ones who mixed alcohol with an energy drink wanted to drink more than those who had only alcohol. The researchers warn--the combination of energy drinks and alcohol could lead to more drunk driving and alcohol fueled violence. SOURCE - The Australian National University/MedDay/CBS Birth control Women who take hormonal birth control could be at greater risk of de...
  • Nationally-recognized Myrtle Beach attraction shows off 17 years of growth

    Nationally-recognized Myrtle Beach attraction shows off 17 years of growth

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:22:59 GMT
    Staff encourages visitors to touch certain exhibits at Ripley's Aquarium.Staff encourages visitors to touch certain exhibits at Ripley's Aquarium.
    Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach gained national exposure in July as it was ranked 5th in the top 12 aquariums in the nation in Destinations Travel Magazine.
    Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach gained national exposure in July as it was ranked 5th in the top 12 aquariums in the nation in Destinations Travel Magazine.
  • Homeless dogs and NC inmates help each other

    Homeless dogs and NC inmates help each other

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-07-18 10:55:01 GMT
    Homeless dogs in Lenoir County are given a second chance, all thanks to several North Carolina inmates in Greene County.It’s part of a statewide program where inmates train dogs from local shelters to make them more adoptable. The "New Leash on Life" program has been at Eastern Correctional Institution for nearly a decade.For the dogs there, it doesn't matter what the inmates did to get here. They’re not seen as criminals or felons, murderers or burglars. They're viewed as a companion, a new ...
    Homeless dogs in Lenoir County are given a second chance, all thanks to several North Carolina inmates in Greene County.It’s part of a statewide program where inmates train dogs from local shelters to make them more adoptable. The "New Leash on Life" program has been at Eastern Correctional Institution for nearly a decade.For the dogs there, it doesn't matter what the inmates did to get here. They’re not seen as criminals or felons, murderers or burglars. They're viewed as a companion, a new ...
  • Babies practice speech long before they can talk, study shows

    Babies practice speech long before they can talk, study shows

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:17:52 GMT
    If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words. Usually, babies speak when they're about one year old. But new research says they're actually ready to speak much younger than you think.This new research says that babies are actually practicing in their brains how to say their first words way before they actually utter them.This study was done at the University of Washington. Researchers looked at how the brains of 57 babies processed languages. They found t...
    If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words. Usually, babies speak when they're about one year old. But new research says they're actually ready to speak much younger than you think.This new research says that babies are actually practicing in their brains how to say their first words way before they actually utter them.This study was done at the University of Washington. Researchers looked at how the brains of 57 babies processed languages. They found t...
  • Gamecocks picked to win SEC East

    Gamecocks picked to win SEC East

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:08:54 GMT
    South Carolina is the SEC media's pick to win the conference's Eastern Division.
    South Carolina is the SEC media's pick to win the conference's Eastern Division.
  • SC woman's death during movie filming 'will haunt us forever,' officials say

    SC woman's death during movie filming 'will haunt us forever,' officials say

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:43:48 GMT
    Sarah Jones in a Facebook photo and a scene image from Jerry Hogan Sarah Jones in a Facebook photo and a scene image from Jerry Hogan
    Two filmmakers charged in a train collision that killed a camera assistant while shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Thursday her death "will haunt us forever." But they insisted they committed no crimes that put their crew in harm's way."Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller and Jody Savin, his wife and business partner, issued a joint statement two weeks after a grand jury indicted them on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in southeast Georgia. Their...
    Two filmmakers charged in a train collision that killed a camera assistant while shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Thursday her death "will haunt us forever." But they insisted they committed no crimes that put their crew in harm's way."Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller and Jody Savin, his wife and business partner, issued a joint statement two weeks after a grand jury indicted them on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in southeast Georgia. Their...
  • Sisters become stranded at sea off SC island while paddleboarding

    Sisters become stranded at sea off SC island while paddleboarding

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:58:01 GMT
    Cayci Underwood (left) and Summer UnderwoodCayci Underwood (left) and Summer Underwood
    Two Tennessee women are safe after a storm blew their paddleboards from a Georgia island to a South Carolina island.Twenty-seven-year-old Cayci Underwood and 21-year-old Summer Underwood set out from Tybee Island, Georgia, when they were caught by stormy weather and spent hours on the water Tuesday.They abandoned their paddleboard when they were in sight of Hilton Head Island and it took 45 minutes to make it ashore, nearly 8 miles from where they started.The Island Packet of Hilton Head repo...
    Two Tennessee women are safe after a storm blew their paddleboards from a Georgia island to a South Carolina island.Twenty-seven-year-old Cayci Underwood and 21-year-old Summer Underwood set out from Tybee Island, Georgia, when they were caught by stormy weather and spent hours on the water Tuesday.They abandoned their paddleboard when they were in sight of Hilton Head Island and it took 45 minutes to make it ashore, nearly 8 miles from where they started.The Island Packet of Hilton Head repo...
  • VIRAL: Toddler falls asleep at wheel of toy tractor

    VIRAL: Toddler falls asleep at wheel of toy tractor

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:25:36 GMT
    In a video going viral around the country Monday, a North Carolina toddler dozed off while riding his toy John Deere tractor. His nap aboard the tractor was caught on camera, as the toy was going around in circles.
    In a video going viral around the country Monday, a North Carolina toddler dozed off while riding his toy John Deere tractor. His nap aboard the tractor was caught on camera, as the toy was going around in circles.
  • President Obama offered 'a hit' of pot while in Colorado

    President Obama offered 'a hit' of pot while in Colorado

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:30:51 GMT
    President Obama... From Matt Anton on InstagramPresident Obama... From Matt Anton on Instagram
    "Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The President laughed but didn't indulge.It wasn't the only time Obama was offered weed on his night out. That's apparently what happens in Colorado, which recently legalized recreational marijuana.The man posted the exchange on Instagram for the world to see."Asked (President) if he wanted a hit of pot...he laughed!" wrote Matt Anton on his social media account.Obama has admitted to smoking pot as...
    "Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The President laughed but didn't indulge.It wasn't the only time Obama was offered weed on his night out. That's apparently what happens in Colorado, which recently legalized recreational marijuana.The man posted the exchange on Instagram for the world to see."Asked (President) if he wanted a hit of pot...he laughed!" wrote Matt Anton on his social media account.Obama has admitted to smoking pot as...
  • Mom of 3 receives death threats after Tweeting Hobby Lobby photo

    Mom of 3 receives death threats after Tweeting Hobby Lobby photo

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:49:06 GMT
    Holly Fisher - TwitterHolly Fisher - Twitter
    A Southern mom of 3 young children has received death threats after she posted a photo on Twitter last week supporting the recent US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, Chick fil A and the pro-life movement. Holly Fisher, of West Virginia, happened to be in the Hobby Lobby parking lot and had just eaten at the adjacent Chick fil A in Barboursville last week when her husband took a photo of her wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The woman, from a town called Nitro, posted the photo on her Twitter a...
    A Southern mom of 3 young children has received death threats after she posted a photo on Twitter last week supporting the recent US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, Chick fil A and the pro-life movement. Holly Fisher, of West Virginia, happened to be in the Hobby Lobby parking lot and had just eaten at the adjacent Chick fil A in Barboursville last week when her husband took a photo of her wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The woman, from a town called Nitro, posted the photo on her Twitter a...
  • Dangers of leaving pets in hot cars

    Dangers of leaving pets in hot cars

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-07-08 11:25:43 GMT
    On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die. Make sure your pets have enough shade and water on hot days. Animals experts with the Humane Society explain, "Animals pant to evaporate moisture from their lungs, ...
    On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die. Make sure your pets have enough shade and water on hot days. Animals experts with the Humane Society explain, "Animals pant to evaporate moisture from their lungs, ...
  • 83-year-old woman fights off would-be robber with boiling water

    83-year-old woman fights off would-be robber with boiling water

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-08 10:56:33 GMT
    A burglar in Houston, Texas picked the wrong house to try to rob. Lillie McClendon is 83 years old.McClendon says a man broke into her home early Sunday and demanded money.She says she fought him off with the only weapons she had available at the time - a stick and a pot of boiling water.McClendon said, "I got this stick. I had some sausage on the stove. I poured that water on him. I told him, I said, 'What kind of mo...
    A burglar in Houston, Texas picked the wrong house to try to rob. Lillie McClendon is 83 years old.McClendon says a man broke into her home early Sunday and demanded money.She says she fought him off with the only weapons she had available at the time - a stick and a pot of boiling water.McClendon said, "I got this stick. I had some sausage on the stove. I poured that water on him. I told him, I said, 'What kind of mo...
  • 25 Things more likely to kill you than a shark

    25 Things more likely to kill you than a shark

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-07-08 10:39:15 GMT
    Does Shark Week and stories about shark attacks have you worried? Here is a list of things you are statistically more likely to die from than a shark bite.
    Does Shark Week and stories about shark attacks have you worried? Here is a list of things you are statistically more likely to die from than a shark bite.
  • Plane Collision Barely Avoided

    Plane Collision Barely Avoided

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:48:06 GMT
    Two planes nearly collided in Barcelona last SaturdayTwo planes nearly collided in Barcelona last Saturday
    Two airplanes were able to get to their destinations after a mishap at Barcelona’s airport last Saturday. 
    Two airplanes were able to get to their destinations after a mishap at Barcelona’s airport last Saturday. 
  • Kitten Sounds Like Squeaky Toy When Touched

    Kitten Sounds Like Squeaky Toy When Touched

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:10:01 GMT
    This cute video is sure to make your day.
    This cute video is sure to make your day.
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