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Man charged with killing 6-month-old Chicago girl

A career criminal has been charged in the March killing of a 6-month-old Chicago girl, the city's police superintendent said Monday at a news conference.

VIDEO: Newborn baby saved from sewage pipe

Firefighters in east China's Zhejiang Province rescued a newborn infant from sewage pipe on Saturday afternoon.

VIDEO: Vet creates art for soldiers

A Michigan man who served in Vietnam is honoring vets through his artwork. Charles Hamilton created "The Journey" to help other veterans find peace when they return from war.

VIDEO: 98-year-old man skydives for charity

A 98-year-old central Florida man spent his saturday jumping out of a plane. Don Sugg was skydiving for charity. This fundraising event was for a shelter that helps homeless charities.

Prosecutor: Oregon teen planned Columbine-style attack at his school

Sniffer dogs will search an Oregon high school for explosives before students return from the Memorial Day weekend, because one of their classmates was planning to attack them with bombs, police said.

Oklahoma graduations provide respite from tragedy

-- Five days ago, Miranda Mann huddled in a science classroom at Southmoore High School. She should have been filed with pride, relief and excitement about her upcoming graduation.

Sex assaults threaten military trust, Obama tells Naval graduates

A rash of sexual assaults in the armed forces undermines Americans' confidence in the military, President Barack Obama told newly commissioned officers at the U.S. Naval Academy Friday.

Rand Paul announces 2016 campaign

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Friday he will be on ballots in November 2016, but he told voters in his home state that they might be the only ones with a chance to vote for him.

Newtown school district to get $1.3 million from Education Department

The Newtown, Connecticut, public school district will receive a $1.3 million endowment from the U.S.

Federal judge says Arizona sheriff was racially profiling

Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio has required prison inmates to wear pink underwear and saved taxpayers money by removing salt and pepper from prisons. He has, at times, forbidden convicted murderer Jodi Arias from speaking to the press.