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Cooking on campus

(NBC News) The favorites for dorm cuisine have not changed much over the years, but college students looking to make a quantum culinary leap have new options.

Walmart tackles healthcare

(CNBC) Walmart has played it safe when it comes to retail clinics, partnering with regional hospitals to offer services like flu shots.

Cannabis oil: Unexpected lifesaver?

(KGW) Two Oregon parents, once opposed to marijuana use, now credit the oil from the plant for keeping their 4-year-old daughter alive.

"Shame suit" angers parents

Florida mother outraged that her daughter was forced to wear school "shame suit" for alleged dress code violation. Michelle Quesada reports.

Lawmakers urge Obama to work with Congress on immigration issue

Top lawmakers are urging President Obama to ditch his plans for an executive action on immigration altogether and work with Congress.

Twitter launches 'Buy Now' button for tweets

Move over Amazon, another cyber giant wants to become a retailer. Find out all about Twitter's new 'buy' button.

Dancing despite cancer

"Bald Ballerina" Maggie Kudirka inspires fellow cancer patients by continuing to dance while undergoing chemotherapy. She'll be featured tonight on the "Stand Up To Cancer" telethon on NBC. Deborah Weiner reports.

Have you seen this tortoise?

(KOB) Why would anyone steal a tortoise? That's what Mona's owner is trying to figure out.

Body found, questions remain

Slaying of 8-year-old Arizona girl shocks community; Grandmother says the girl's mother may have been involved. William Pitts reports.

Retirement: Start saving now!

Recent studies have found many Americans aren't saving for retirement, but financial advisors say it's never too late. Chris Clackum reports.

Freedom flags: Military Grade Art

(KETK) Three months ago, Don Tulman and his wife began turning empty ammo casings into flags, both patriotic and for school spirit.

Feds launch Ferguson police probe

The Department of Justice says it will investigate the Ferguson Police Department's conduct over the past several years. Brian Mooar reports.

NATO: Tackling Ukraine & ISIS

(NBC News) As NATO allies gathered in Wales Thursday, a breakthrough on Ukraine appears imminent.

Boy shields cops

(WTHR) An 8-year-old boy has been honored for his work to protect Indianapolis police officers.

911 call: Woman shoots burglar

Chilling 9-1-1 recording reveals woman's frightening ordeal as a burglar enters her home and assaults her before she fights back. Chris Williams reports.