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Car sales make a strong comeback in 2013

 The auto industry topped 15 million vehicles in a year for the first time since 2007, and even a disappointing December couldn't tarnish the improvement.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: In-home therapist caught abusing three-year-old autistic child

A Wisonsin mother says a hidden camera captured video shows an in-home therapist abusing her three-year-old autistic son. Three-year-old Caeden Lowe is clearly terrified of his in-home therapist, Stephen Jacobs, 27.

Oregon mom wins competitive eating contest

A competitive eater in Portland, Oregon won big for her skils. But she also holds the title of Mom.

Top-secret court renews NSA snooping at critical point

The top-secret federal court that oversees government surveillance on Friday reauthorized the National Security Agency's program that collects data on nearly every phone call in the United States.

Obama: Extend unemployment insurance

President Barack Obama on Saturday called for bipartisan legislation to extend unemployment insurance, an all-important benefit for the longtime out-of-work.

Man accused of killing mom, stepfather escapes from facility

A man accused of killing his mother and stepfather then dumping their bodies in a basement is on the run after escaping from a South Carolina mental health facility.

Obama administration announces executive actions strengthening federal background checks for gun buyers

Friday, the Obama administration announced two new executive actions that will help strengthen the federal background check system and keep guns out of the wrong hands.

POLICE: Man tried to sell stolen brains on eBay

This was not was your typical undercover sting. For starters, it was happening at an Indiana Dairy Queen. And the target was brains. Yeah, a brain bandit.

49ERS VS. PACKERS: NFC Wild Card game preview

Two NFC teams with great history face off at 3:35 p.m. CT this Sunday on FOX 44. The 12-4 San Francisco 49ers will be hosted at a very chilly Lambeau Field by the 8-7-1 Green Bay Packers.

Wal-Mart recalls card table, chair sets due to finger amputation, fall hazards

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Wal-Mart has recalled card table and chair sets due to finger amputation and fall hazards.