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Man keeps childhood promise, splits Powerball jackpot with brother

A Bend man is in the running for the best brother ever. Eric Hale of Bend won a $1 million jackpot in the Sept. 24 Powerball drawing. He correctly picked five numbers, but missed the Powerball.

Man charged with child porn offers to be chemically castrated

A 54-year-old convicted sex offender offered up an unusual punishment in addition to jail time. Larry Hocken, of Davison, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in June and will serve at least 12 years in jail.

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing

An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing Monday at San Francisco International Airport after a problem with an air duct caused some cabin panels to buckle, a spokesman said.

Coroner: Dad collapses on infant daughter, she survives 3 days

   It easily could have been a double tragedy, the coroner said.

Abandoned Connecticut ghost town up for sale

 Click here for updates on this story. Anyone who has ever dreamed of owning their own town may have that chance.

Firefighter, paramedic's split-second decision saves dog in burning VA home

Firefighters and paramedics said they witnessed a miracle while crews were battling a blaze a Petersburg home Thursday.

5 gorgeous road trips for fall

Great fall road trips aren't just about colored leaves.

'Gone Girl' holds on to No. 1 at box office

If this weekend's box office battle was a big-screen boxing match, it would have been the original "Rocky": grinning, glamorous Apollo Creed against little-known and less-regarded Rocky Balboa.

American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola; how could this happen?

 The nurse in Texas seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.

Google test provides live chats with doctors

People using Google to search for information about their medical problems may soon get another source of information: a real-time chat with a doctor.