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Martina McBride cancels SeaWorld gig over 'Blackfish' backlash

Add Martina McBride to the list of musical acts canceling SeaWorld shows because of issues raised in the documentary "Blackfish."

Things to know for your new day

A 17-year-old girl is clinging to life after the latest school shooting, researchers find the first case of CTE in pro baseball player's brain, and optimists across the country are planning what they'd do with an extra $550 million.

Country Hall of Fame member, Ray Price, still alive

We would like to clarify a story you saw on our website earlier today. The Owen Bradley's Quonset Hut's Facebook page stated that the famed country music star, Ray Price, succumbed to complications from pancreatic cancer.

Suspect arrested in the killing of Ohio girl, 9

 A suspect is in custody Sunday after a 9-year-old Ohio girl was found dead in a trash bin near her home, authorities said.

Obama weighs spying recommendations

President Barack Obama must decide in the coming weeks how to rein in the vast spying powers of the federal government without putting Americans' safety at risk, a task he's said would result in new "self-restraint" at the Nat

Actor, Peter O'Toole dies at 81

Actor Peter O'Toole died Saturday, peacefully in a hospital, his agent Steve Kenis said Sunday. O'Toole was 81 years old.

Budget experts: Don't expect big economic growth after budget deal

Two budget experts weighed in Sunday on the bipartisan budget deal reached last week, saying the deal brings a sigh of relief but not the reforms needed to create a positive shift for the economy.

Police at a Virginia police department release a holiday remix that shares holiday safety tips

Police in Hampton, Viriginia, released a remix of "Jingle Bells" just in time for Christmas. The video shares holiday safety tips.

Mandela laid to rest in Qunu, ending a journey that transformed South Africa

 With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buried Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president who transformed the nation.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston wins Heisman Trophy

Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston was awarded the 79th Heisman Trophy on Saturday, an honor that comes amid lingering questions about a rape allegation that has cast a pall over his claim to the coveted bronze statue.