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Charges filed against foster parents after they handcuff a child to a porch

Charges have been filed against the foster parents of a boy that was discovered handcuffed to a porch with a dead chicken hanging from his neck.

Florida mom upset when her son makes honor rolls with D's

A Florida mom couldn't believe her son made the honor roll because he had a "D" letter grade on his report card. "I immediately assumed it's a mistake," said mother, Beth Tillack.

Ford F-150 top selling vehicle of 2013

The Ford F-150 has been the best selling vehicle so far in 2013. According to a new Forbes list, Ford sold more than 623,000 F-Series pickups so far this year. That's up nearly 20 percent from a year ago.

GRAPHIC WARNING: Ex-L.A. teacher sentenced to 25 years in lewdness case

A former Los Angeles school district teacher pleaded no contest Friday to 23 felony counts of lewd acts on 23 children and was immediately sentenced to 25 years in prison, the district attorney's office said.

VIDEO: Veteran gets in trouble at work for 'God Bless America' e-mail signature

The phrase "God Bless America," led to disciplinary action for a worker at a northern California hospital. A veteran says he's being discriminated against for his belief in God and country.

5 ways to combat flu in your home

Now that we are in the height of cold and flu season, it's time to defend yourself against the flu virus, starting with your home.

'With this ring, I me wed'

Do you like you? Perhaps you ought to put a ring on your delightful self.

Jennifer Lawrence was Josh Hutcherson's first

When it comes to on-screen chemistry, "Hunger Games" co-stars Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson are naturals.

Head impact sensors: On-the-field placebo or danger?

Erik Sweeney hurled his body toward the opposing team's quarterback, wrapped his arms around him and pulled him to the ground. Seconds later, the back of his helmet socked the grass.

Former Raven, Texan signs with Jets

The New York Jets have added to their secondary with the signing of former Baltimore Raven and Houston Texan, Ed Reed.