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Your family's emergency kit is probably a disaster

My mother-in-law and I talk about nearly everything.

Brain-eating parasite case: Florida boy's organs donated

The family of Zachary Reyna, the 12-year-old Florida boy stricken with a brain-eating parasite, has donated Zachary's organs, according to a Facebook page that's been providing detailed updates from the Reyna family.

Stocks fall on talk of strike on Syria

Fears over a possible U.S. military strike against Syria spooked investors around the world Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq all fell in morning trading, following global markets lower.

Medal of honor recipient faced 'blizzard of bullets'

President Barack Obama recognized a soldier's struggles on and off the battlefield when he presented the Medal of Honor on Monday.

Senator: Avoid optics of 'Western vs. Islamic struggle' on Syria

A top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee urged the Obama administration against taking unilateral military action in Syria, in part because of how it would look in the international community.

Would the government have spied on MLK Jr. today?

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as Public Enemy No. 1? Well, 50 years ago, that was nearly true.

BIG 12 NEWS: Texas Tech kicks off 2013 season at SMU

The Texas Tech Red Raiders and first-year head coach, Kliff Kingsbury, will kick off their 2013 season against SMU, Friday.

As trial ends, China's Bo Xilai says former aide had crush on his wife

The trial of disgraced Chinese Communist Party high-flyer Bo Xilai concluded Monday with a dramatic final flourish as he accused the former police chief who brought about his downfall of having a crush on his wife.

One-time Senate candidate in Tennessee accused of trying to have uncle killed

A former U.S. Senate candidate from Tennessee was arrested after allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his uncle, CNN affiliate WJHL reports.

Syria: U.N. chemical weapons team comes under sniper fire

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expressed concern Monday over what he characterized as the drumming up of support in the West for a military campaign against the Syrian government.