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Woman left handcuffed, shoeless in holding cell after court hearing about missed child support payments

Tara Mathis admits she couldn't pay her child support, but a recent meeting with a judge didn't end the way she thought it would.

Dallas health worker on Carnival cruise poses no health threat

A cruise ship passenger who is employed at a Dallas, Texas, hospital where Ebola patients were treated, poses no public health threat, a health authority said on Sunday in a statement.

Ebola victim's pet "Bentley the dog" also under quarantine

Nina Pham, the Dallas Nurse who was infected with the Ebola virus earlier this month, has a pet dog named Bentley who is also currently under quarantine.

Investigators looking for UVA student Hannah Graham find human remains

Authorities looking for Hannah Graham -- the University of Virginia student who went missing last month -- found human remains Saturday in Albemarle County, police said Saturday.

Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.

Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators seized back part of Hong Kong's bustling Mong Kok district Saturday after a night of scuffles.

Teen mom gives baby to heroin user because she wanted to be "a normal teen"

A St. Charles teenager is accused of giving away her toddler to a heroin user and then claiming it was kidnapped. Charged with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia is Desiree Ann Marie Cozzoni.

Source: Trooper's killer believed spotted in Pennsylvania

Investigators believe there's been another public sighting of Eric Matthew Frein, subject of a massive manhunt on suspicion of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in a September ambush, a law enforcement official said Saturday.

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported.

100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.