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No more Columbus Day

(KING) Columbus Day is history in Seattle, Washington. The city council unanimously voted Monday to change the name of the holiday to "Indigenous People's Day."

Holocaust survivor honored

An 86-year-old holocaust survivor who who never had the chance to get his high school diploma will soon have one. Josh Green reports.

Dog euthanized twice, came back to life both times

This is one tough dog. The 4 year-old dog named Lazarus is alive, against all odds. He was abandoned by his owner who was moving, was hit by a car, is heart worm positive and had the pad of his left foot removed.

Police say mom & boyfriend killed handicapped child by putting alcohol in IV

A Vermont couple was arraigned on the death of the girlfriend's 13 year-old handicapped son. Virginia State Police say toxicology reports say the child;s BAC was .146%

IRS warns taxpayers may see refund delay next year

Millions of taxpayers could see a delay in their tax refund next year if Congress doesn't act on a list of temporary tax laws that expired late last year.

Enhanced Ebola screening to begin at five U.S. airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs & Border Protection (CBP) this week will begin new layers of entry screening at five U.S.

Hospital officials report that Thomas Eric Duncan has died from Ebola

Hospital officials have announced that Thomas Eric Duncan has died from Ebola complications in Dallas. Chris Pollone generic live shots from Dallas starting at noon.

The Ebola fight

(NBC News) A new Gallup poll finds one in five Americans are worried about getting Ebola. There is new concern about U.S. troops headed to West Africa, where a few may be in direct contact with the virus.

Stepping up the fight against Ebola

(NBC News) The United States is stepping up its game in the fight against Ebola. For now, the U.S. will not ban travel from West Africa, but is considering more screening to fight Ebola.

Pink every day

(WLTZ) October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and one Georgia woman is a walking reminder of awareness everyday. "I wear pink everyday," says cancer survivor Sharyel Perry.

Autism: Early intervention

(WFLA) In most cases children with autism spectrum disorder are not diagnosed until they are 3 or 4 years old, but new research published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders is showing evidence that early detection and interven

Jesus returns

(KFOR) Under a canopy of trees, right outside St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond, is a quiet sanctuary for meditation and memories.

Meatless Mondays

(WFLA) What's for lunch? In Florida's Sarasota County Schools kids are getting vegetarian dishes every Monday.

The rush to flush

(KRNV) More than 20 cleverly designed toilets hit the streets of Virginia City, Nevada Sunday for the 25th Annual Outhouse Races.

My right to death with dignity at 29

Editor's note: Brittany Maynard is a volunteer advocate for the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion and Choices. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, Dan Diaz, and mother, Debbie Ziegler.