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Dog Rescues Unconscious Owner from Oncoming Train

Dog Rescues Unconscious Owner from Oncoming TrainCourtesy Angell Animal Medical Center(BOSTON) -- A Massachusetts pit bull named Lilly took on a freight train last week to save her owner, who collapsed unconscious onto the tracks during a late-night walk in Shirley. The 8-year-old dog used her teeth ...

First-Grader Suspended for Singing "I’m Sexy and I Know It"

First-Grader Suspended for Singing "I’m Sexy and I Know It"ABC News(DENVER) -- A Colorado elementary school student was suspended from school this week for singing a lyric from a popular LMFAO song, “I’m sexy and I know it.”Those six little words from the Los Angeles rap-influenced duo earned...

Students Hold Girls-Only Prom at Michigan High School

Students Hold Girls-Only Prom at Michigan High SchoolDigital Vision/Thinkstock(HAMTRAMCK, Mich.) -- Because of religious and cultural beliefs that restrict interaction with boys, many of the Muslim students at Hamtramck High School in Michigan would not have been able to attend their senior prom, so they...

‘Avery’s Bucket List’: Texas Girl With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Dies

‘Avery’s Bucket List’: Texas Girl With Spinal Muscular Atrophy DiesMike and Laura Canahuati(BELLAIRE, Texas) -- Avery Canahuati, the five- month-old girl with spinal muscular atrophy whose inspirational “bucket list” went viral online, died Monday of pulmonary complications from the disease.The little girl...

Dolphin Trapped in Shallow Water Off California

Dolphin Trapped in Shallow Water Off CaliforniaFile photo. (Tom Brakefield/Stockbyte)(HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.) -- A dolphin that separated from his pod this week became stuck in shallow water near Huntington Beach, Calif., on Friday, and is at risk of suffocating.The dolphin was spotted only 12 fe...

State Department ‘Take Your Child to Work Day’ Features Adult Topics

State Department ‘Take Your Child to Work Day’ Features Adult TopicsU.S. State Department(WASHINGTON) -- When State Department officials brought their young children to work Thursday to watch the daily press briefing, they likely expected that reporters from some of the world’s most prestigious news agencies woul...

Obiwan Kenobi Arrested in California

Obiwan Kenobi Arrested in CaliforniaNews10/KXTV(ROSEVILLE, Calif.) -- A 37-year-old California man who had changed his name to Obiwan Kenobi was arrested over the weekend in connection with a hit-and-run that sparked a four-car chain reaction crash in March.According to KXTV, Kenobi was ...

Obiwan Kenobi Arrested in California

Obiwan Kenobi Arrested in CaliforniaNews10/KXTV(ROSEVILLE, Calif.) -- A 37-year-old California man who had changed his name to Obiwan Kenobi was arrested over the weekend in connection with a hit-and-run that sparked a four-car chain reaction crash in March.According to KXTV, Kenobi was ...

Connecticut Repeals Death Penalty

Connecticut Repeals Death PenaltyKevin Horan/Stone(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed the state's death penalty repeal bill into law Wednesday, but the new law will not affect the 11 convicted killers already on death row, including the two men who killed the wi...

Etan Patz Search Leads to Handyman’s Basement 33 Years Later

Etan Patz Search Leads to Handyman’s Basement 33 Years LaterJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A fresh investigation into the disappearance 33 years ago of a little boy named Etan Patz led to the Manhattan basement workshop of a handyman named Othneil Miller on Thursday.Investigators believe that Patz, w...

John Edwards’ Hair: From $400 Salon to $13 Supercuts

John Edwards’ Hair: From $400 Salon to $13 SupercutsSara D. Davis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Sen. John Edwards’ brown locks that four years ago were getting the star treatment from a $400-per-cut Beverly Hills hairdresser are now being snipped and styled for a mere $12.95 by his local Superc...

Racial Divisions Define Opinions on the Trayvon Martin Shooting

Racial Divisions Define Opinions on the Trayvon Martin ShootingABC News; Orange County Jail(NEW YORK) -- Americans are divided along racial lines on the Travyon Martin shooting, with blacks overwhelmingly calling it unjustified while whites are more apt to withhold judgment. But few in either group are ready to se...

No Grand Jury in Trayvon Martin Shooting

No Grand Jury in Trayvon Martin ShootingAllison Joyce/Getty Images(SANFORD, Fla.) -- A Florida special prosecutor will not bring the Trayvon Martin shooting before a grand jury, her office announced Monday. The grand jury is scheduled to convene on April 10, but will not hear evidence about ...

Obamas Host Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

Obamas Host Annual White House Easter Egg RollChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama kicked off the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House on Monday with push-ups and a “wild rumpus,” as he welcomed roughly 30,000 visitors to a sun-filled day of activities on t...

Online Gaming Networks Pull Plug on Thousands of Sex Offenders

Online Gaming Networks Pull Plug on Thousands of Sex OffendersHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The 12-year-old was like any boy his age, playing video games on Xbox LIVE, when prosecutors say he met a predator, Richard Kretovic of Greece, N.Y.  The two chatted using their gaming consoles for three months when ...

Maryland Lottery Director: Check Your Tickets!

Maryland Lottery Director: Check Your Tickets!Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- The Maryland Lottery had a message for anyone who bought Mega Millions tickets at the Baltimore store where the winning ticket was sold last week: Check your tickets.Maryland’s lottery director, Stephen ...

Obama Weighs In: Should Women Should Be Admitted to Augusta?

Obama Weighs In: Should Women Should Be Admitted to Augusta?Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama believes that women should be admitted to the all-male Augusta National Golf Club, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters Thursday.“His personal opinion is tha...

Obama Weighs In: Should Women Should Be Admitted to Augusta?

Obama Weighs In: Should Women Should Be Admitted to Augusta?Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama believes that women should be admitted to the all-male Augusta National Golf Club, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters Thursday.“His personal opinion is tha...

Baby-Faced Man Busted Buying Beer

Baby-Faced Man Busted Buying BeerWSB/ABC News(ATLANTA) -- A baby-faced man has an upcoming court date after he spent two days in jail for disorderly conduct while trying to buy beer.At 22 years old, Jose Sanders looks more like a middle school student than a beer-drinking adult due to...

Wyoming Town Hits the Auction Block

Wyoming Town Hits the Auction BlockiStockphoto/ThinkstockUPDATE: Buford, Wyoming is famously known as the nation’s smallest town. On Thursday, that reputation proved to be worth $900,000 during an auction for the town that had a population of one.“Ladies and gentleman, you c...

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