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VIDEO: 8-year-old boy dies trying to save disabled grandpa from house fire

A woman in upstate New York will remember her eight-year-old son as a hero. The boy died trying to save his grandfather from a fire, early Monday morning.

Cruz releases statement on Roe VS Wade 41st anniversary

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, released the following statement marking the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade:

1 dead, 1 arrested after Purdue University shooting

One person was killed in Tuesday's shooting at an electrical engineering building at Purdue University, campus police Chief John Cox told reporters.

3 bodies, two of them children, found at Fort Hood, military says

The bodies of three people, two of them children, were discovered at an on-base residence in Fort Hood, Texas, the Army said in a news release.

Fighting fires with the help of Google Glass

When a building is on fire, every second counts for the first responders rushing to the scene.

Obama to visit Pope Francis in March

President Barack Obama will meet with Pope Francis for the first time on March 27 at the Vatican, the White House announced Tuesday.

Greatest things about cold weather, from losing weight to channeling Cosby

Yes, it's cold out. Again. In winter. Who'd a thunk?

Border Patrol agent's scuffle with undocumented immigrant caught on camera

The man who filmed the arrest of an illegal immigrant finds himself in trouble with the law. Jose Guzman says he caught the incident on camera because he felt authorities were going to far.

U.S. warships to be set up on standby in case of terrorists attack at Olympic Winter Games

The U.S. military will have up to two warships and several transport aircraft on standby under a contingency plan to help evacuate American officials and athletes from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, if ordered, a U.S.

The greatest MLK speeches you never heard

Here's a pop quiz for anyone who calls the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. an American hero.