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VIDEO: Student sets self on fire in school cafeteria

A Colorado High School student is in critical condition after setting himself on fire in the cafeteria.

Cold, snow will blast Southeast; arctic temps to remain in Midwest

It's time to bundle up in the sunny South. A wave of arctic air that settled over the Midwest and the Plains is expected to spread into the Southeast late Monday, bringing a chance of snow to several major cities by Tuesday.

Olympic torch moves through Dagestan amid new threat

The Olympic torch has wound its way through more than 100 cities in the relay leading up to next month's Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. But the turn it took Monday highlighted a fear held by many people across the globe.

Maryland mall shooting: Journal may reveal gunman's motives; mall to reopen

A journal discovered at Darion Marcus Aguilar's home may explain why the 19-year-old walked into a busy mall in Columbia, Maryland, on Saturday and killed two employees of a skateboard apparel shop before turning the shotgun on himself.

Flush of a different kind lands poker player in jail, police say

One poker player gave new meaning to the saying "throwing money down the drain."

Bride gives special needs women the wedding of their dreams

At most weddings, the bride is the center of attention.

Russian ambassador says he's certain Olympics will be safe

 The Russian ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday he's "absolutely certain" the Olympic Games in Sochi next month will be safe from terrorist attacks. He pushed back against reports of a "black widow" threat.

10-year-old saves her grandfather after he has a stroke in the woods

A 10-year-old South Carolina girl is being called a hero for getting her grandfather home after he had a stroke in the woods.

Weather Channel-DirecTV blackout: No end in sight

 Nearly two weeks into the DirecTV blackout of the Weather Channel, it looks like there's no end in sight.