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4-year old calls 911, saves pregnant mother and becomes a big sister

Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Rocker Jerry Lee Lewis's Harley sells for $385,000

Jerry Lee Lewis's 1959 Harley-Davidson sold for $385,000 at an auction Saturday in Florida.

Fighter jets escort two passenger planes after bomb threat

F-16 fighter jets escorted two passenger planes into Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Saturday after a bomb threat made on Twitter was deemed credible, according to military officials.

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump both interested in 2016 runs

With a Clinton, a Bush and a Romney all seriously teasing presidential runs, why not a Palin? Why not, indeed.

Boy, 11, receives San Diego's first pediatric heart transplant

An 11-year-old boy has a second chance at life after doctors at Rady Childrens Hospital performed San Diego's first pediatric heart transplant. "Thank you for my new heart," said patient Eric Montano.

What people get wrong about 'American Sniper'

To many viewers on the political right, Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" is a patriotic film that celebrates a war hero and doesn't shy away from the truth about the terrorist threat.

Video claims 1 Japanese ISIS hostage killed; new demand made

One of ISIS' two Japanese hostages has been killed after a deadline for ransom passed, and the terror group has issued a new demand for the other's freedom -- a prisoner exchange -- a video posted online Saturday by a known ISIS support

California measles outbreak grows to 68 cases

The measles outbreak in California is growing. The number of cases has increased to 68, with 48 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, state health officials reported Friday.

Doomsday Clock moved closer to midnight

The world is closer to doomsday.

Uncle left 9-year-old twins home alone for months, officials say

A pair of 9-year-olds in New Hampshire who were left alone for days at a time over five months in their family's apartment with just ramen noodles to eat and no operable telephone are now safely in the care of their parents, according to a