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Tennessee couple makes court appearance after child dies of soda, water punishment

A Tennessee couple made their first court appearance Friday in the death of the man's 5-year-old daughter.

Alabama man arrested for shooting at woman over egg roll

 Police say the owner of a Chinese and Seafood restaurant has been arrested. He is now charged with shooting at a young woman, who claims she found a roach in an egg roll.

VIDEO: NASA releases first-ever view of the Earth from surface of Mars

NASA released the first-ever view of the Earth from the surface of Mars. It was taken by the Rover Curiosity last month, about 80 minutes after sunset on January 31st.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Teen apologizes for videotaped beating

A Tennessee teenager who was allegedly paid to beat up another kid on video is now apologizing. The video went viral over the weekend, now, the 14 year-old is charged with aggravated assault, Erik Avanier reports.

VIDEO: Photo of woman breastfeeding puppy sparks social media frenzy

A photo of a woman breastfeeding a puppy is circulating on the Internet. The woman posted it on her personal Facebook page to explain why she did it. Someone then took the photo and began spreading it around the Internet.

Official: Plane lands in Turkey after bomb threat, passenger wants to land in Sochi

A Pegasus Airlines plane landed at an Istanbul airport Friday after a passenger "said that there was a bomb on board" and wanted the plane to land in Sochi, Russia, the site of the Winter Olympics, said officials with Turkey's Tra

All eyes on Russia as Sochi opening ceremony marks start of Winter Olympics

Russia kicks off the opening ceremony on Friday in Sochi as the world turns its attention to the costliest Olympic Games in history.

Sochi Olympics: 10 defining moments

Let the Games begin. Thousands of athletes from over 80 different countries are ready to descend on Sochi as the 2014 Winter Olympics begin in Russia.

Countries unite to disrupt terror threats to Sochi Olympic Games

U.S. authorities are working with Russia and other countries to try to disrupt possible threats related to the Sochi Olympics, in addition to the toothpaste tube terror concern, a U.S. intelligence source said.

Observers ask: Is Sochi ready?

Never judge a book by its cover -- and never judge a major sports event before it has begun.