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Ted Cruz to announce 2016 presidential bid on Monday

Ted Cruz to announce 2016 presidential bid on Monday

Ted Cruz is first out the gate.
PETRAEUS: ISIS isn't biggest long-term threat to region

PETRAEUS: ISIS isn't biggest long-term threat to region

 The biggest threat to Iraq's long-term stability isn't ISIS, according to Gen. David Petraeus, who led the U.S. surge during the Iraq War.
Democrats squabble over abortion

Democrats squabble over abortion

 Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid isn't just fighting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over abortion. He's tangling with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi too.
Washington police chief gets promised 'nasty-gram from Congress'

Washington police chief gets promised 'nasty-gram from Congress'

 The House committee investigating allegations of Secret Service misconduct during a bomb threat investigation is requesting that Washington's police chief brief lawmakers on the department's role in responding to bomb threats.
Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik passes away at age 89

Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik passes away at age 89

 Chuck Bednarik, a standout two-way player for the Philadelphia Eagles, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and a decorated Army Air Corps member in World War II, passed away Saturday morning at age 89 after a short illness, the club announced.
Battling childhood blindness and deafness

Battling childhood blindness and deafness

 When she was just 4 years old, Chelsea Elliott went blind in her left eye. Then, two years later, she lost hearing in her right ear.
Do fraternities make men behave badly?

Do fraternities make men behave badly?

 Allegations of hazing, racist chanting and sexual assault have become the unattractive face of college fraternities over the past few weeks.
Tiger shark attacks snorkeler in Hawaii

Tiger shark attacks snorkeler in Hawaii

 A 58-year old man from Overland Park, Kansas, is recovering from a shark attack in the waters off Hapuna Beach State Park on the Big Island of Hawaii.
THE 13th JUROR: Showdown in Watertown

THE 13th JUROR: Showdown in Watertown

  The brothers' last stand began with a ping.
Should you let your kids play football?

Should you let your kids play football?

 When Oakland Raiders NFL running back Maurice Jones-Drew retired recently at just 29 years old, he said his life had been focused on football for 24 years and he needed a change. It's no wonder he wanted out.
Millennials: More educated, fewer employed than Gen X

Millennials: More educated, fewer employed than Gen X

Millennials are getting more college degrees, but they aren't getting as many jobs as their Gen X counterparts.
'Suge' Knight collapses after judge sets bail at $25 million

'Suge' Knight collapses after judge sets bail at $25 million

 Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight collapsed in court Friday shortly after a judge set his bail at $25 million in a murder case, an amount that Knight's attorney said was excessively high.
Parents sentenced in case involving mentally-handicapped teen found in cage

Parents sentenced in case involving mentally-handicapped teen found in cage

Two people arrested after their mentally-challenged teen was found in a caged bed have been sentenced. The incident happened back in October.
Man who attacked TSA officers dies from gunshot wounds

Man who attacked TSA officers dies from gunshot wounds

The man who attacked TSA officers at a Louisiana airport has died.
Student forced to perform controversial hazing act

Student forced to perform controversial hazing act

A school district is under fire for an act a student was forced to perform in a locker room. A controversial picture was texted to CBS46, showing what we were told was a soccer player eating a pickle off another player's bottom.