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DC drone operator may face charges

The operator of a small drone that crash landed at the White House last week may face charges. The US Secret Service is calling on the US Attorney to prosecute Shawn Usman with violating National Defense Airspace.

The Journey: St. Augustine, a destination for runaway slaves

During Black History Month we are exploring 'The Journey' four hundred fifty years of the African-American experience.

Sony Pictures executive resigns her post

Two months after a devastating cyber-attack, Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal is stepping down from her post, the studio announced on Thursday.

Pope Francis to address Congress in September

House Speaker John Boehner announced Thursday that Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to address a joint meeting of Congress, and will appear on Sept. 24.

Vaccine being tested on patients with aggressive form of breast cancer

Some promising news in breast cancer research, as scientist begin testing a vaccine for patients with an aggressive form of the disease.

Bud ad sparks backlash

(KUSA) When Budweiser took a shot at the craft-beer industry in a Super Bowl ad Sunday night, some craft beer brewers got fired up.

Hound on the highway!

(KSL) A small dog gave Utah highway patrol troopers a big job Monday afternoon when it ran more than a mile on Salt Lake City's Legacy Parkway, stopping traffic in both directions.

Battling pain during pregnancy

(KPLC) Three in four women report experiencing significant pain during pregnancy. Couple that with most medications being off-limits, and those nine months can suck away the pregnancy glow.

21 mile commute, on foot

A Detroit, Michigan man has an extraordinarily difficult commute to work travelling 21 miles every day, much of it on foot. Lauren Podell reports.

Horse and rider hit on purpose?

An argument between horse riders and a pickup driver in Volusia County, Florida resulted in the truck driver killing a horse and seriously injuring the rider.

Groundhog bites mayor

Sun Prairie, Wisconsin's "Jimmy The Groundhog" chomps down on Mayor Jonathan Freund's ear during Groundhog Day celebrations.

New CDC data shows Measles vaccination rates

New data show regional differences in Measles-Mumps and Rubella - vaccination rates. The Centers for Disease Control recommends two doses of the MMR vaccine, the first when a baby turns one.

At least 25 killed as plane hits bridge, crashes in Taipei river

A passenger plane clipped a bridge and plunged into a river in Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people, according to the island's Civil Aeronautics Administration.

Tamaulipas confirma 9 muertes en tiroteos de Matamoros-Reynosa

El Grupo de Coordinación Tamaulipas comunica que este martes se registraron hechos de violencia en la carretera que une a los municipios de Reynosa y Matamoros, así como bloqueos en Valle Hermoso, con saldo de nueve civiles muerto

Burning body shocks neighbors

(WSMV) Tennessee authorities are working to identify a body found burning in a Robertson County field early Sunday.