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13-year-old quadruple amptuee seeks to help Boston bombing victims

A 13-year-old Florida boy, who nearly lost his life five years ago, wants to help Boston Marathon bombing victims. Seventh grader, Michael Stolzenberg contracted a rare bacterial infection.

Income, spending both up

Both personal income and spending by consumers grew modestly in March, according to the government's latest reading out Monday.

Study finds criminal record not too harmful to NFL hopefuls

With not one, but two arrests under their belt for this week, some of LSU’s top football players have been making headlines for all the wrong reasons.

NBA player reveals he is gay, 1st openly gay athlete in 4 major US sports

Jason Collins, who played with the NBA's Washington Wizards this season, has disclosed that he is gay, making him the first openly homosexual athlete in the four major American pro team sports.

One World Trade Center to become tallest building in Western hemisphere

One World Trade Center will become the tallest building in the Western hemisphere on Monday. The final two sections of a 408 ft. spire are set to be raised to the top of the 16 acre World Trade Center site.

Income, spending both up

Both personal income and spending by consumers grew modestly in March, according to the government's latest reading out Monday.

Obama gives as good as he gets at 'Nerd Prom'

President Barack Obama spared few from his zingers at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner -- including himself.

A furlough reprieve: 'No fair!'

Millions of travelers frustrated by airport delays may be relieved that Congress did an about-face this week, passing legislation to end the furloughs of FAA air traffic controllers.

Eighth grader in Utah arrested for making hit list

An eighth grader in Northern Utah is under arrest after being accused of making a hit list of classmates he wanted to kill. Police say a 14 year old boy at Rocky Mountain Middle School made a list targeting six classmates.

Lawmakers: Perfect system for preventing attacks doesn't exist

A foolproof system for staving off terrorist attacks couldn't exist in an open democratic society, two lawmakers said Sunday.