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One dead another injured in Virgin galactic spaceship crash

(CNN) -- One person died and another was seriously injured as a result of Friday's incident involving Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, California Highway Patrol Officer Jesse Borne said.

Dog rescued after being trapped in a garbage can for days

A Humane Society in Pennsylvania is caring for a dog who was apparently left in a garbarge can by its owner, who then allegedly moved out of state.

Mosquito bite triggers coma

(WTLV) A Jacksonville, Florida boy is recovering after an infection triggered by a mosquito bite nearly killed him. "At one time we didn't know if he was going to make it," said Ada Santiago.

Giffords takes on domestic violence

(KPNX) Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords sat down with state and national leaders in Arizona Saturday for a roundtable discussion on solutions to protect women from gun violence.

Ebola: Searching for a disinfectant

(KPNX) Massachusetts researchers are playing an integral role in combating Ebola.

Caught on cam: Truck through bar

(WKYC) Bethany Capasso just started working at Dover Gardens Tavern in Westlake, Ohio three months ago, but already felt like family to the regular customers.

Free to breast feed

Texas medical staff apologize after telling new mother her infant's vaccination appointment would be canceled if she continued to breast-feed in waiting room. Taylor Langston reports.

Maine nurse defies state order to quarantine herself and goes for bike ride

A Maine nurse is refusing to abide by a state order to stay in isolation for 21 days after returning from West Africa where she treated Ebola patients.

Trooper for a day

(KPRC) A 6-year-old battling a rare type of cancer became an honorary Texas State Trooper on Monday thanks to the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Houston Police Department.

Caught on cam: Brutal beating

(KFOR) An Oklahoma Salvation Army worker quit her job after she was brutally beaten at work, and is upset her attacker will only face misdemeanor charges.

From Sandy Hook to Seattle

Mother who lost a son at Sandy Hook campaigns for new gun control measure in Seattle as that community mourns their own school shooting. Heather Graf reports.

Touching touchdown

(WPXI) It was a touching moment on a high school football field near Pittsburgh Friday when a player with autism helped end the season on a high note.

Maine nurse refuses to isolate self following Ebola quarantine

  The nurse who demanded she be taken out of quarantine in New Jersey says she will not obey orders to isolate herself at home in Maine.

Student wins $10,000 for tuition after sinking half court shot

Student wins $10,000 for tuition after sinking half court shot.

It's National Cat Day

It's National Cat Day today! The unofficial holiday was created in 2005 to promote adoption of cats. Since its inception, over one million cats have been saved.