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Americans fall in love with 'football,' national team during World Cup

(CNN) -- They watched by the tens, if not hundreds of thousands. In cozy sports bars and cavernous sports stadiums. In living rooms and in public spaces. In front of computer screens and in front of big screens in downtown plazas.

Protesters block buses carrying undocumented immigrants in California

(CNN) -- Angry protesters forced three buses carrying undocumented immigrants to turn around Tuesday in Southern California.

Projected Path of Arthur

The Carolinas and Virginia will not have the best 4th of July weekend with the passage of what could become Hurricane Arthur.  Here is the latest projected trajectory of that storm.

Congressman replaced by robot?

(KFOR) An Oklahoma congressional candidate has announced he plans to contest Tuesday's primary election of long time Representative Frank Lucas because Lucas is a robot impostor.

WWII vet graduates

Veteran Thomas Smith received his long overdue high school diploma after missing out on that privilege due to illness and his service in WWII . Mark Mulholland reports.

Marine's balloon comes home

(WAVE) A balloon released in a Marine's memory found its way back to his mother for the second year in a row.

Border children: Inside tour

(KOB) In the coming days, hundreds of children from Central America, along with their mothers, will head to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico.

Snake has neighbors on edge

(KGW) Deputies are warning residents of a southeast Salem, Oregon neighborhood to watch out for their small children and pets because a 10-foot boa constrictor is on the loose.

Teen dies after overdosing on caffeine powder

An Ohio teen is dead after doctors said he took caffeine powder that is legal in some states, Mark Zinni has more on the harm of the dangerous stimulant.

Scorpions invade Vegas

(KSNV) An invasive scorpion that packs a painful sting is making the Las Vegas, Nevada area home. Experts believe the "bark scorpions" arrived in palm trees imported from Arizona.

Scouts flee wildfire

(KPNX) Some residents in eastern Arizona communities are being told to evacuate their homes as a wildfire burning in the White Mountains inched closer to them.

Terrifying find: Dog retrieves remains

(KCRA) A dog digging "obsessively" in its Yuba City, California backyard tipped off its owner to a number of unusual items, including doll fragments and a ceramic pot, along with human and animal skeletal remains, police said Thursday

Waiting for new arms

(NECN) A former Boston University professor of screenwriting and film production is writing a new chapter on bravery.

Caught on cam: Cop car attack

(WOOD) A man, apparently on drugs, jumped onto the windshield of a Michigan sheriff's department cruiser Sunday.

Missing boy mystery: Harsh discipline?

(WDIV) A 12-year-old Detroit, Michigan boy who had been missing for a week and a half and was the subject of an extensive search is out of the hospital and has been released to his mother after he was found alive and well in the basement of his