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LA governor, Phil Robertson respond to 'Duck Dynasty' suspension

"The Duck Commander." and patriarch of the Robertson family, Phil Robertson, as well as Louisiana governor, republican, Bobby Jindal, have released statements after it was announced, Wednesday, Robertson would be suspended indefi

When routine surgeries go wrong

When Nailah Winkfield took her daughter to Children's Hospital & Research Center in Oakland, California, for a tonsillectomy, she thought it would be a short stay.

Therapy dogs: 'Perfect medicine' to help students survive finals

The tension at Emory University's Robert W. Woodruff Library is palpable.

Death penalty in the United States gradually declining

A shortage of lethal injection chemicals has contributed to declining use of capital punishment in the United States with a new report on Thursday noting only 39 executions this year.

Clinton says she'll decide about 2016 next year

Hillary Clinton says she'll decide in 2014 about whether she'll make another run for the White House in 2016.

Insurers ease deadline to pay for Obamacare policies

Health insurers announced Wednesday they will give people buying coverage under Obamacare more time to make the first payment.

White House to release independent report on NSA spying

An independent assessment of National Security Agency surveillance ordered by President Barack Obama following classified leaks by Edward Snowden will be released Wednesday, White House spokesman Jay Carney said.

VIDEO: 2013 national news review

From triumph to tragedy On April 15, two homemade bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon where three people were killed and more than 260 were injured.

VIDEO: The ones we lost in 2013

In 2013 we said a final goodbye to legends in science, entertainment, sports and literature.

VIDEO: Teen's family fights to keep her on life support after tonsillectomy leaves her brain dead

The family of a teen girl who is brain dead after a tonsillectomy is fighting to keep her on life support.