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Texas judge: Remove brain-dead woman from ventilator, other machines

A Texas judge ordered a Fort Worth hospital to remove a pregnant and brain-dead woman from respirators and ventilators on Friday, perhaps ending a wrenching legal debate about who is alive, who is dead and how the presence of a fetus changes th

Playtex recalls pacifier holder clip due to choking hazard

Playtex is recalling a pacifier holder clip due to a choking hazard. This recall involves the Playtex pacifier holder clip that can attach a pacifier to items like clothing, diaper bags, and strollers.

3 reported killed in shooting at Maryland mall

Gunfire erupted in a Columbia, Maryland, shopping mall late Saturday morning, leaving three people dead and four injured, police said.

Deaf NFL player to hearing-impaired NJ girl: 'We can still accomplish dreams'

In the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks player Derrick Coleman Jr. probably expected an onslaught of encouragement from his fans.

A year of success and setbacks for soul-searching RNC

For far too long, according to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, his committee was nothing more than "a U-Haul trailer of money for a presidential nominee" who lacked a permanent, sustainable presence in crucial s

Court to weigh fate of pregnant Texas woman who family says is brain dead

Is Marlise Munoz "nothing more than an empty shell," as her husband says, contending she's been brain dead since November and should be left to rest in peace?

McDonnell rejected plea deal that would have spared his wife

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, who's set to appear for his arraignment in Richmond Friday morning, rejected a plea deal that would have spared his wife criminal charges, according to a source familiar with criminal case.

Officers suspended in Justin Bieber escort probe

Three Florida police officers have been suspended in connection with allegations that officers escorted pop star Justin Bieber's caravan in the Miami area without authorization this week, Opa-Locka's city manager said Friday.

POLICE: 14-year-old girl stabs sister 40 times because she felt unappreciated

An 11-year-old Illinois girl was stabbed 40 times by her 14-year-old sister, police say, and the reason why has many in the small Chicago-area community of Mundelein reeling in disbelief.