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  • 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.
  • Police: Naked Intruder Fell Asleep In Couple's Bed

    Police: Naked Intruder Fell Asleep In Couple's Bed

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:35:21 GMT
    A woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.A woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.
    A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed. Investigators say 30-year-old Freddy Shelby of Albuquerque was arrested Sunday after the homeowners called police to report their unwanted mystery guest.
    A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed. Investigators say 30-year-old Freddy Shelby of Albuquerque was arrested Sunday after the homeowners called police to report their unwanted mystery guest.
  • 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.
  • Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

    Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:09:34 GMT
    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
  • Car Has Close Call With Massive Boulder

    Car Has Close Call With Massive Boulder

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:56:04 GMT
    This extreme near-miss will have you on the edge of your seat.
    This extreme near-miss will have you on the edge of your seat.
  • Girl Attacked by Pit Bulls Released from Hospital

    Girl Attacked by Pit Bulls Released from Hospital

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:33:05 GMT
    The 18-month-old child attacked by a group of three pit bulls has been released from USA Medical Center.
    The 18-month-old child attacked by a group of three pit bulls has been released from USA Medical Center.
  • 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.
  • Study: 35 Percent in U.S. Facing Debt Collectors

    Study: 35 Percent in U.S. Facing Debt Collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:23:50 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
  • 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.


  • NYC Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost After Sandy

    NYC Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost After Sandy

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:06:05 GMT
    Teams Pitch Ideas To Protect Coastlines After Superstorm SandyTeams Pitch Ideas To Protect Coastlines After Superstorm Sandy
    When a New York City dry cleaners was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, the only item to survive was Nicole Pagliaro's wedding dress.
    When a New York City dry cleaners was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, the only item to survive was Nicole Pagliaro's wedding dress.
  • 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...
  • Samaritans Come to Rescue of Toddler in the Water

    Samaritans Come to Rescue of Toddler in the Water

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:47:08 GMT
    A 3-year-old girl is in critical condition after a near drowning in Citronelle.
    A 3-year-old girl is in critical condition after a near drowning in Citronelle.
  • Husband, Wife Admiring Iceberg When Something Happened That Had One Screaming 'GO!"

    Husband, Wife Admiring Iceberg When Something Happened That Had One Screaming 'GO!"

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:19:58 GMT
    A husband and wife were admiring an iceberg in the Bay of Exploits in Canada when something unthinkable happened.One of them started screaming "Go! Go!" while the other scrambled to speed up the boat.
    A husband and wife were admiring an iceberg in the Bay of Exploits in Canada when something unthinkable happened.One of them started screaming "Go! Go!" while the other scrambled to speed up the boat.
  • 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.
  • Are Pit Bulls Good Pets Or Potential Problems?

    Are Pit Bulls Good Pets Or Potential Problems?

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:08:55 GMT

    We’ve reported on three recent incidents involving people being hurt by pit bulls. The dog breed raises a lot of debate online.

    We’ve reported on three recent incidents involving people being hurt by pit bulls. The dog breed raises a lot of debate online.


  • 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.
  • US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

    US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:33:53 GMT
    The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.
    Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian...
  • 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.
  • FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

    FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:03:34 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.
    The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on...
  • General: Guard to take observation role at border

    General: Guard to take observation role at border

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:53:27 GMT
    A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the border and detain people only if they interfere with their mission.
    Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday.
  • Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:06:18 GMT
    A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.
    A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the...
  • Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

    Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:23:20 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution is getting a splash of pop culture, thanks to a flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
    The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
  • 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.
  • Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, And Walmart Stores

    Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, And Walmart Stores

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:52:43 GMT
    Recall graphicRecall graphic
    A California company is recalling fruit packed at its warehouses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects fruit sold at several national chain stores.
    A California company is recalling fruit packed at its warehouses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects fruit sold at several national chain stores.
  • 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...
  • Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

    Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:21:51 GMT
    Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service for Kindle devices that will allow users unlimited access to thousands of books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month.
    Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.
  • Republican Candidates For Georgia's Open U.S. Senate Seat Stop In Augusta

    Republican Candidates For Georgia's Open U.S. Senate Seat Stop In Augusta

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:51:26 GMT
    ABC Vote 2014 graphicABC Vote 2014 graphic
    The two Republicans still vying for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat made campaign stops in Augusta Monday.
    The two Republicans still vying for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat made campaign stops in Augusta Monday.
  • 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!
  • US building case tying separatists to plane crash

    US building case tying separatists to plane crash

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-20 12:51:59 GMT
    President Barack Obama will speak about the downed plane in Ukraine from the White House Friday morning.
    The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at...
  • Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons

    Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-20 12:51:40 GMT
    The U.S. Sentencing Commission is voting on a proposal that could result in the early release of tens of thousands of drug inmates.
    Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population over time.
  • US: Can't rule out Russian role in plane downing

    US: Can't rule out Russian role in plane downing

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:29:10 GMT
    The U.N. Security Council has approved a statement calling for "a full, thorough and independent international investigation" of a downed Malaysian Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine.
    U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that the United States cannot rule out that Russia helped in the launch of the surface-to-air missile that shot down a...
  • AP PHOTOS: Malaysia plane carrying 298 shot down

    AP PHOTOS: Malaysia plane carrying 298 shot down

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:28:48 GMT
    In the sunflower fields around eastern Ukraine, lines of rescue workers disappeared into thick, tall growth, searching the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down as it flew miles above the country's...
    In the sunflower fields around eastern Ukraine, lines of rescue workers disappeared into thick, tall growth, searching the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down as it flew miles above the country's battlefield....
  • UK court orders 'Glee' name change in legal row

    UK court orders 'Glee' name change in legal row

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:07:19 GMT
    Glum news for "Glee" - Britain's High Court says the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs.
    Glum news for "Glee" - Britain's High Court ruled Friday that the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs.
  • US stocks move higher as companies post results

    US stocks move higher as companies post results

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:04:47 GMT
    U.S. stocks are moving higher after Google, Honeywell and other big companies report their quarterly results.
    U.S. stocks are moving higher after Google, Honeywell and other big companies report their quarterly results.
  • Lawsuit: Tyler Perry interfered with studio plan

    Lawsuit: Tyler Perry interfered with studio plan

    A Georgia entertainment company is suing Tyler Perry, accusing the filmmaker of unfairly working with government officials to transform a former military base into a studio for Perry's company.
    A Georgia entertainment company is suing Tyler Perry, accusing the filmmaker of unfairly working with government officials to transform a former military base into a studio for Perry's company.
  • Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch's memory

    Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch's memory

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:51:10 GMT
    Broadway marquees will be dimmed in memory of a Tony- and Emmy-winning actress who epitomized New York and the theater world.
    Broadway marquees will be dimmed in memory of a Tony- and Emmy-winning actress who epitomized New York and the theater world.
  • 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 ...
  • Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

    Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:03 AM EDT2014-07-18 05:03:45 GMT
    An adviser to Ukraine's Interior Minister says a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people has been shot down over a town in the east of the country.
    Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied...
  • 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...
  • Customer Service

    Comcast Customer Call

    Comcast Customer Call

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:13:36 GMT
    Here's a phone call you have *got* to hear! A San Francisco man called comcast -- to make a simple request, but he hardly got a simple answer. Linda Yee has the story."We'd like to disconnect please.""okay. so why is it you don't want the faster speed?"All Ryan Block wanted was to cancel his comcast internet and cable subscription. but the comcast guy wasn't going to have it."I'm just trying to figure out here what it is about comcast service that you're not liking? you're not wanting to keep...
    Here's a phone call you have *got* to hear! A San Francisco man called comcast -- to make a simple request, but he hardly got a simple answer. Linda Yee has the story."We'd like to disconnect please.""okay. so why is it you don't want the faster speed?"All Ryan Block wanted was to cancel his comcast internet and cable subscription. but the comcast guy wasn't going to have it."I'm just trying to figure out here what it is about comcast service that you're not liking? you're not wanting to keep...
  • Beautiful Response to Father's Touching Reddit Request

    Beautiful Response to Father's Touching Reddit Request

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:08:43 GMT
    Grieving Ohio father Nathen Steffel only had six weeks with his daughter, and he wanted a photo of her without her breathing tubes to remember her by. He turned to Reddit for help. (Photo: Nathen Steffel/ABC News)Grieving Ohio father Nathen Steffel only had six weeks with his daughter, and he wanted a photo of her without her breathing tubes to remember her by. He turned to Reddit for help. (Photo: Nathen Steffel/ABC News)
    An Ohio father asked the online community on Reddit to help him remember his newborn daughter without the tubes she was dependent on for the six weeks they spent together.
    An Ohio father asked the online community on Reddit to help him remember his newborn daughter without the tubes she was dependent on for the six weeks they spent together.
  • The Kelley Brothers Announce Celebrity Golf Tournament And Concert

    The Kelley Brothers Announce Celebrity Golf Tournament And Concert

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:34:43 GMT
    The Kelley Brothers are pleased to bring their inaugural Golf Tournament and Concert to Evans, Georgia, on Monday, October 27, 2014. The Kelley Brothers created this exciting event in order to give back to the community by combining two of their favorite things – golf and music.
    The Kelley Brothers are pleased to bring their inaugural Golf Tournament and Concert to Evans, Georgia, on Monday, October 27, 2014. The Kelley Brothers created this exciting event in order to give back to the community by combining two of their favorite things – golf and music.
  • Modern Day Parenting In Crisis

    Modern Day Parenting In Crisis

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-15 16:14:32 GMT
    A British nanny says that modern-day parenting is in crisis. Her blog post on the subject has touched a nerve with more than 900 thousand Facebook “likes” in just under two weeks. Now she’s the author of a new book on parenting. Deborah Roberts has her story.“Are you guys done with your pizza ‘cause you’ve left the table, so to me that says you’re done,” Christine Kongslie asks her children.“Come on, Jordyn,” their father chimes in.Sound familiar?“I would start doing yourself a favor and if t...
    A British nanny says that modern-day parenting is in crisis. Her blog post on the subject has touched a nerve with more than 900 thousand Facebook “likes” in just under two weeks. Now she’s the author of a new book on parenting. Deborah Roberts has her story.“Are you guys done with your pizza ‘cause you’ve left the table, so to me that says you’re done,” Christine Kongslie asks her children.“Come on, Jordyn,” their father chimes in.Sound familiar?“I would start doing yourself a favor and if t...
  • Woman recovering after possible shark attack in Fort Lauderdale

    Woman recovering after possible shark attack in Fort Lauderdale

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:13:17 GMT
    Photo: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue TwitterPhoto: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Twitter
    A possible shark attack victim is recovering in Fort Lauderdale. Warning: Graphic photos.
    A possible shark attack victim is recovering in Fort Lauderdale. Warning: Graphic photos.
  • Breaking Down Current Economic Trends

    Breaking Down Current Economic Trends

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:14:20 GMT
    We always try to look at the different factors good and bad affecting the economy.
    We always try to look at the different factors good and bad affecting the economy.
  • 'Miracle Baby' Survives Miscarriage, Abortion Pills

    'Miracle Baby' Survives Miscarriage, Abortion Pills

    Monday, July 14 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-07-14 16:33:24 GMT
    Megan is a happy and healthy 6-month old, despite surviving a miscarraige and abortion pills (Photo: Yahoo News/SWNS)Megan is a happy and healthy 6-month old, despite surviving a miscarraige and abortion pills (Photo: Yahoo News/SWNS)
    Michelle Hui’s world was turned upside down when she miscarried on her way to work.
    Michelle Hui’s world was turned upside down when she miscarried on her way to work.
  • 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.
  • World War II Veteran And Toddler Forge A Special Friendship

    World War II Veteran And Toddler Forge A Special Friendship

    Thursday, July 10 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:59:20 GMT
    Photo of Erling Kindem (left) and Emmett Rychner (Credit: CNN)Photo of Erling Kindem (left) and Emmett Rychner (Credit: CNN)
    Age is no issue for a special friendship in Minnesota. A toddler and a World War II veteran are best friends, and those who know them say they learn a lot from each other. Boyd Hupperet has the story.
    Age is no issue for a special friendship in Minnesota. A toddler and a World War II veteran are best friends, and those who know them say they learn a lot from each other. Boyd Hupperet has the story.
  • Man arrested wearing stolen women's bathing suit

    Man arrested wearing stolen women's bathing suit

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:34:28 GMT
    Police say  Dustin Landers was wearing a women's bathing suit when he was arrested. Jail booking photoPolice say Dustin Landers was wearing a women's bathing suit when he was arrested. Jail booking photo
    A man faces burglary charges in Leesburg after police say they found him wearing a woman's bathing suit that he took from a home.
    A man faces burglary charges in Leesburg after police say they found him wearing a woman's bathing suit that he took from a home.
  • Sarasota fishermen encounter 'monster' Hammerhead shark

    Sarasota fishermen encounter 'monster' Hammerhead shark

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:33:03 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.
  • Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Bike Accident

    Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Bike Accident

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:36:06 GMT
    Photo of Kylie Marble (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Kylie Marble (Credit: ABC News)
    An everyday bike accident became a one-in-a-million disaster for a healthy 21-year-old woman. Kylie Marble and her mom talk to Dan Cassuto about the scary event.
    An everyday bike accident became a one-in-a-million disaster for a healthy 21-year-old woman. Kylie Marble and her mom talk to Dan Cassuto about the scary event.
  • 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...
  • Man steals $850 worth of ribs from Walmart

    Man steals $850 worth of ribs from Walmart

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:14:04 GMT
    John Woodworth allegedly stole more than $800 worth of meat from a Nashville Walmart last month.
    John Woodworth allegedly stole more than $800 worth of meat from a Nashville Walmart last month.
  • Don't use spray sunscreen on kids, says consumer group

    Don't use spray sunscreen on kids, says consumer group

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:05:40 GMT
    Consumer Reports is advising that spray sunscreens not be used on or near children until an FDA study is completed. The FDA announced in June that it was investigating the possible risks of spray sunscreen, according to Consumer Reports.
    Consumer Reports is advising that spray sunscreens not be used on or near children until an FDA study is completed. The FDA announced in June that it was investigating the possible risks of spray sunscreen, according to Consumer Reports.
  • FAA checking for violations after drones capture Nashville fireworks

    FAA checking for violations after drones capture Nashville fireworks

    The FAA is working to determine if there was any violation of federal regulations when a drone captured spectacular views of Friday’s fireworks in Nashville.
    The FAA is working to determine if there was any violation of federal regulations when a drone captured spectacular views of Friday’s fireworks in Nashville.
  • VIDEO: Captain Buys Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flight

    VIDEO: Captain Buys Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flight

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-09 18:27:29 GMT
    Recently a Frontier Airlines pilot went out of his way after an already delayed flight ended up diverted due to weather.
    Recently a Frontier Airlines pilot went out of his way after an already delayed flight ended up diverted due to weather.
  • Dad delivers baby on side of busy Delaware road

    Dad delivers baby on side of busy Delaware road

    Jul 09, 2014 02:12 PM2014-07-09 18:14:47 GMT
    A Delaware father was forced to deliver his newborn daughter on the side of a busy roadway after the couple was unable to get to the hospital in time.
    A Delaware father was forced to deliver his newborn daughter on the side of a busy roadway after the couple was unable to get to the hospital in time.
  • Texas man saves dogs on 'death row,' trains them to be K9s

    Texas man saves dogs on 'death row,' trains them to be K9s

    Jul 09, 2014 12:59 PM2014-07-09 17:34:28 GMT
    A Texas man and his staff have rescued and trained more than 60 canines this year from "death row." They are trained in drug and explosive detection and scent tracking.
    A Texas man and his staff have rescued and trained more than 60 canines this year from "death row." They are trained in drug and explosive detection and scent tracking.
  • VIDEO: 6 Beagles Taste Freedom for the First Time

    VIDEO: 6 Beagles Taste Freedom for the First Time

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:12:41 GMT
    Six beagles that have spent their entire lives in cages for laboratory research took their first steps of freedom on Tuesday.
    Six beagles that have spent their entire lives in cages for laboratory research took their first steps of freedom on Tuesday.
  • Sheriff: Drunk woman rode stolen horse to store, then shoplifted

    Sheriff: Drunk woman rode stolen horse to store, then shoplifted

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:05:44 GMT
     Christine Saunders, 45, of Fyffe, Alabama. Dekalb Co. Sheriff's Office photo Christine Saunders, 45, of Fyffe, Alabama. Dekalb Co. Sheriff's Office photo
    Authorities in Dekalb, Alabama say a drunk woman rode a stolen horse to a store, and then stole items from the store.
    Authorities in Dekalb, Alabama say a drunk woman rode a stolen horse to a store, and then stole items from the store.
  • Man in elf costume arrested for DUI

    Man in elf costume arrested for DUI

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:05:06 GMT
    Brandon Touchet, 35, was arrested on charges of speeding and DUI. Layfayette Co. Jail photoBrandon Touchet, 35, was arrested on charges of speeding and DUI. Layfayette Co. Jail photo
    It's a holiday photo a Louisiana man will likely remember for a long time.
    It's a holiday photo a Louisiana man will likely remember for a long time.
  • Summer of the shark: Are more great whites a good thing?

    Summer of the shark: Are more great whites a good thing?

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:57:26 GMT
    File photo: Great white sharkFile photo: Great white shark
    Is this the summer of the shark — or is it just another case of great white hype?
    Is this the summer of the shark — or is it just another case of great white hype?
  • Chimp attack victim seeks primate sale rules

    Chimp attack victim seeks primate sale rules

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:50:59 GMT
    File Photo: TODAY of chimp attack victim, Charla NashFile Photo: TODAY of chimp attack victim, Charla Nash
    A Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack will visit Washington this week to urge the passage of rules to make it harder to keep primates as pets.Charla Nash, who lost her nose, lips, eyelids and hands after she was mauled by her employer's 200-pound pet chimpanzee in 2009, said people who buy baby chimps would be wrong to think they will be harmless, childlike companions."There are many people that know nothing about myself and what happened. The more awareness is mad...
    A Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack will visit Washington this week to urge the passage of rules to make it harder to keep primates as pets.Charla Nash, who lost her nose, lips, eyelids and hands after she was mauled by her employer's 200-pound pet chimpanzee in 2009, said people who buy baby chimps would be wrong to think they will be harmless, childlike companions."There are many people that know nothing about myself and what happened. The more awareness is mad...
  • Venus the cat appears to have 2 faces

    Venus the cat appears to have 2 faces

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:38:02 GMT
    "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings. Facebook photo"Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings. Facebook photo
    An adorable cat with humble beginnings on a North Carolina dairy farm has found fame on the internet. "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings.
    An adorable cat with humble beginnings on a North Carolina dairy farm has found fame on the internet. "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings.
  • Stuck roller coaster riders rescued at Busch Gardens

    Stuck roller coaster riders rescued at Busch Gardens

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:48:12 GMT
    Busch Gardens park staff believe the safety system on the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster caused it to come to a stop
    Busch Gardens park staff believe the safety system on the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster caused it to come to a stop
  • Inspections continue on Busch Gardens' Cheetah Hunt roller coaster

    Inspections continue on Busch Gardens' Cheetah Hunt roller coaster

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:47:56 GMT
    16 people were stranded on the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster at Busch Gardens Wednesday. TFR photo16 people were stranded on the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster at Busch Gardens Wednesday. TFR photo
    Amusement ride experts at Busch Gardens are still looking for the cause of Wednesday's incident that stranded more than a dozen people 60 feet in the air in a pouring rain storm.
    Amusement ride experts at Busch Gardens are still looking for the cause of Wednesday's incident that stranded more than a dozen people 60 feet in the air in a pouring rain storm.
  • New Busch coaster's first riders are dummies

    New Busch coaster's first riders are dummies

    The first full test-runs of Tampa Bay's newest roller coaster started this week. Now, engineers at Busch Gardens are sending water-filled dummies around the track of the Cheetah Hunt coaster before humans ride it for...
    The first full test-runs of Tampa Bay's newest roller coaster started this week. Now, engineers at Busch Gardens are sending water-filled dummies around the track of the Cheetah Hunt coaster before humans ride it for the...
  • Busch Gardens Tampa delays opening of Falcon's Fury thrill ride

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

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:47:42 GMT
    Rendering courtesy Busch GardensRendering courtesy Busch Gardens
    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.
  • New Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Orlando

    New Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Orlando

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-07-08 16:46:42 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.
  • Riders stranded for hours on California coaster

    Riders stranded for hours on California coaster

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-07-08 16:09:29 GMT
    A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park. CNN imageA roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park. CNN image

    A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours as day turned to night.

    A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours as day turned to night.

  • 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.
  • Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-07-08 10:17:10 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.
  • 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. 
  • 'Katharine' the great white shark in Sarasota waters

    'Katharine' the great white shark in Sarasota waters

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:38:19 GMT
    Photo: OCEARCH FacebookPhoto: OCEARCH Facebook
    A great white shark being tracked by scientists for nearly a year has made her way to Sarasota waters.
    A great white shark being tracked by scientists for nearly a year has made her way to Sarasota waters.
  • South Carolina Toddler Dies After Being Locked Inside Hot Car

    South Carolina Toddler Dies After Being Locked Inside Hot Car

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:33:09 GMT
    Photo of Logan Cox (Credit: WBTW)Photo of Logan Cox (Credit: WBTW)
    A 3-year-old Buford, South Carolina boy has died several days after being locked in a hot car.
    A 3-year-old Buford, South Carolina boy has died several days after being locked in a hot car.
  • 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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