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Feds to review case of teen found dead in wrestling mat
Federal prosecutors will conduct a formal review of the death of Kendrick Johnson, a 17-year-old who was found dead earlier this year inside rolled-up wrestling mats at his high school.
Quadruple amputee regains independence after tornado-related illness
Louella Aker survived a deadly tornado in southern Indiana last year with little more than a scratch, but the aftermath of the storm cost her all of her limbs and nearly took her life.
Viral video: Baby tears up when mom sings
A 10-month-old in Ontario is apparently moved by her mother's rendition of "My Heart Can't Tell You No."
VIDEO: Woman plans to hand out letters to 'moderately obese' trick-or-treaters
TV and radio stations out of Fargo, North Dakota are reporting that a local woman will not hand out candy to children she believes are 'moderately obese.' Instead she plans to give those kids a letter to take home to their parents which claims it is "irresponsible" to let them trick or treat.
Starbucks profit rises 34% on pumpkin lattes
Starbucks, the world's largest coffee-shop chain, said fourth-quarter profit rose 34 percent as it attracted U.S. diners with seasonal drinks and new pastries.
Newspapers fight sealing of documents in case of murdered teacher
Attorneys for The Eagle-Tribune, The Salem News and other news organizations are challenging a Salem, Mass., District Court judge's order sealing search warrant documents related to the investigation into the murder of Colleen Ritzer.
Food-stamp benefits will drop 5% for recipients as stimulus ends
Congress is poised to let a temporary boost in food-stamp benefits end later this week for more than 47 million Americans.
First clear majority supports legalizing marijuana
For the first time since Gallup began asking the question more than four decades ago, a clear majority of Americans now say they support the legalization of pot.
VIDEO: Sandy one year later, by the numbers
One year later, the numbers of the legacy of Sandy are still staggering. Here's what you need to know.
New stamp honors famous postage goof
Tiny works of art, postage stamps tell the stories of our country and our world. And now there's a new stamp that tells the story of a postal mishap that happened in 1918.
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