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Teen charged with cyberbullying after posting nude photo of 15-year-old girl

 A 17-year-old North Carolina boy was charged with cyberbullying Friday after he posted a nude photo of a 15-year-old girl to an Instagram site, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office reported.

Couple ties knot in hospital for bride's sick father

A North Carolina couple tied the knot on Friday at a hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina. The reason? So the bride's father could attend.

Obama: 'There will be costs for any military intervention in Ukraine'

U.S. President Barack Obama didn't speak very long at the White House on Friday, but his message was clear: Russia should not use military force to change the fate of Ukraine.

Dead Mississippi man begins breathing in embalming room, coroner says

Even in the Bible Belt, coroners don't use the word "miracle" lightly.

Gunmen seize government buildings in Ukraine's Crimea, raise Russian flag

Dozens of armed men seized the regional government administration building and parliament in Ukraine's southern Crimean region Thursday and raised the Russian flag in a challenge to the Eastern European country's new leaders.

Clinton helps launch push against voter 'restrictions'

The Democratic Party is showcasing former President Bill Clinton to help launch a new program to expand voters' access to polls.

Key trends from the world's biggest mobile technology show

Mobile World Congress spans the full spectrum of untethered gadgetry, from the next generation of mobile phone networks to wireless charging technology.

13 workers exposed to radiation at New Mexico disposal plant

Nearly two weeks after a radiation leak was reported at the Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant outside Carlsbad, New Mexico, 13 employees have been notified that preliminary test results show they were exposed to radiation,

Reid delays action on minimum wage

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday delayed action for a few weeks on a bill to increase the minimum wage, a top political and policy priority of the White House and congressional Democrats this election year.

Sheriff: Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez in jailhouse fight

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was involved in an "altercation with another inmate" at the Bristol County House of Correction and Jail in Massachusetts, a county sheriff's department spokesman said Wednesday.