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Deadly western storm extends to Texas; East Coast in its sights for next week

 A deadly winter storm stretched from Southern California to Texas on Saturday and promised to create Thanksgiving week travel problems all the way to the Atlantic.

Hotel rewards homeless man who finds, turns in wallet

Joel Hartman was homeless, hungry and dumpster diving for food when he came across what could have been an easy payday, a tourist's wallet with her identification and credit card.

Terrifying teen 'knockout' game assaults spreading

 A sick so-called game known as "knockout" -- where teens randomly sucker-punch strangers with the goal of knocking them unconscious with a single blow -- is catching the attention of law enforcement throughout the nation.

Children diagnosed with ADHD on the rise

The number of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is on the rise. That's according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control.

9 things everyone should know about the drug Molly

The drug called Molly isn't what most of its users think it is. If you Google "Molly," many articles say the drug is "pure" MDMA, the active ingredient in Ecstasy.

If you've read Suzanne Collins' "Hunger Games" trilogy, then the odds are ever in your favor when it comes to cocktail party co

If you've read Suzanne Collins' "Hunger Games" trilogy, then the odds are ever in your favor when it comes to cocktail party conversations about Katniss, the Mockingjay and the Quarter Quell.

Dealey Plaza to go quiet at time Kennedy was shot

At just after noon Friday, Dealey Plaza will go quiet as the crowd pauses for a moment of silence.

Obamacare signup delayed -- for 2015

After the many bumps, ruts and roadblocks the Affordable Care Act has run into, health officials in Washington have decided to delay open enrollment in Obamacare -- not this year, but a year down the road.

Speaking out against cell service on planes

Commercial air travel is already filled with annoyances like shrinking personal space, overpriced meals and frequent delays.