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Research shows a spike in kids with autism

Kicking off Autism Awareness month is a new research study from Centers of Disease Control showing that 1 in every 68 children were diagnosed with autism in 2010.

ICE launches national cyber safety campaign to help protect kids from online sexual predators

Determined to curb the escalating number of children falling prey to sexual predators online, representatives from federal and local law enforcement, along with a leading children's advocacy organization, announced Tuesday the launch of Pro

New objects sighted as Flight 370 search shifts dramatically

Forget all those satellite photos showing promising patches of debris. The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has moved again.

Reporter get head-butted by camera shy goats

Take a look at these goats who crashed a reporter's live shot. Jennifer Titus was doing her report when the head-butting animals decided Jennifer and her photographer, Marcus Grayson, had to go.

Infant rescued from Washington landslide debris

Stories of survival are emerging from the landslide in Washington state, as the death toll is expected to climb.

Average wedding bill hits $30,000

Want one more sign the economy is improving? Couples spent an average of $30,000 on their wedding last year -- a record high.

Wal-Mart sues Visa for $5 billion over 'swipe fees'

In a battle of retailing titans, Wal-Mart Stores is suing Visa, accusing the credit card company of conspiring with banks to fix prices on the processing fees retailers are charged.

McDonald's fights back with free coffee

It's another salvo in the ongoing fast-food breakfast war: McDonald's announced Friday that it will offer customers nationwide a free cup of McCafe coffee for two weeks.

Militants hold Americans, other foreigners at Kabul guest house

Militants stormed a guest house used by foreigners in Afghanistan's capital Friday and were holding at least five people there -- including three Americans -- during a subsequent standoff with police, the country's deputy interior minis

Vice President Joe Biden: Undocumented immigrants "already American citizens"

Vice President Joe Biden echoed the West Wing's "we can't wait" mantra Thursday, telling a crowd at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Summit that "undocumented aliens" are already American citizens.