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Teen held captive

(NECN) Investigators say the New Hampshire man charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail Hernandez held her against her will in a storage container behind his trailer.

Ebola outbreak

(NBC News) Now that two Americans have been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, U.S. officials are warning anyone traveling there to steer clear of people who may be infected.

Dog nabs burglars

(KUSA) When a Boulder, Colorado couple adopted a neglected dog for Valentine's Day, they had no idea the Weimaraner pointer mix, named Squid, would one day help them catch a burglary suspect.

Overhauling veteran care

(NBC News) Congresssional leaders have announced a compromise bill designed to improve care at veterans hospitals.

Running for your life

(NBC News) Few Americans can find the time to work out every day, but a new study shows that just a few minutes a day can produce huge benefits for your heart.

Succeeding with Autism

(KUSA) Turning junk into an opportunity is all in a day's work at Blue Star Recyclers in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Huge piles of dead bugs cause problems along the Mississippi River

(WEAU) Mayfly mayhem is causing problems in western Wisconsin. Pierce County deputies say a three car crash near Hager City when a driver lost control on the slippery road covered in mayflies.

Rallying around Danny

(NECN) With the help of more than 100 first responders, Danny Nickerson celebrated his sixth birthday at the home of the New England Patriots.

WWII WASP turns 100

(KPRC) Mayme Tanner at 100 years old is one of the few surviving members of the women's Air Force service pilots known as WASPs.

Missionary contracts ebola

(WCNC) A Charlotte, North Carolina woman who contracted the deadly ebola virus in Liberia had served as a missionary overseas with her husband for more than a dozen years, according to her pastor.

More VA employees said they were told to falsify data

(CNN) -- Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details

Ebola fears hit close to home

(CNN) -- Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

Small plane slams into truck while attempting to land on Nevada highway

(KRNV) A group of people are lucky to be alive after a small plane crash on Nevada's Pyramid Highway. "The plane was flying, and then, all of a sudden the engine just died," says pilot Fred Roscher.

Clerk packs a punch!

(KPRC) A Houston, Texas convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers on July 10, and the entire incident was caught on camera.

Freon frenzy

There are still nearly two months of summer left and your air conditioner might need a mid summer tune-up. But there is something you need to know about air conditioning before you make a call for repairs or replacements.