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VIDEO: Police officer slaps child after he bites him

Emotions ran high as a police officer enforced a court order in a child custody dispute in Oregon. Video of the incident shows the officer appearing to smack the boy after he says the boy bit him.

VIDEO: 2 young boys dead after being strangled by snake at sleepover

Two young boys sleeping over at a friend's place Monday night were dead by Tuesday morning. Officials in New Brunswick, Canada, say a 13-foot snake killed the boys while they slept.

NFL, players union looking into stricter punishment for players convicted of drunken-driving offenses

According to national media sources, the National Football League and the players association are in talks to enforce stricter penalties for drunk-driving offenses.

Cancer-stricken baby dies days after serving as parents' best man

Logan Stevenson's role as best man at his parents' wedding Saturday came just in time.

NFL stadiums to enhance public safety, improve stadium access for fans

To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into stadiums, NFL teams will implement an NFL policy this year that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into stadiums.

Sources: A-Rod suspension probable for Monday

Major League Baseball will probably move Monday to suspend New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez amid allegations involving the use of performance-enhancing drugs, two sources close to the decision told CNN on Sunday.

Skydiving instructor dies on tandem jump in Mississippi

A skydiving instructor on a tandem jump in Mississippi died and his student was critically injured after their parachutes failed to open, the Lamar County sheriff said Sunday.

NYPD: Officer fatally shoots teen who fired gun at fleeing person

A 14-year-old boy who allegedly fired a gun at another fleeing male on a New York street early Sunday morning was shot and killed by a uniformed police officer, according to the New York City Police Department.

Obama administration overturns ban on some Apple products

A ban on the sale of some Apple products - including iPhones and iPads - will not go into effect after President Barack Obama's administration stepped in Saturday, a day before the prohibition was to go into effect.

Death row inmate found hanged in cell days before execution

Facing lethal injection in a matter of days, Ohio murderer Billy Slagle was found hanged in his prison cell early Sunday, state corrections officials said.