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NAACP talking to Justice Department about Zimmerman case

Leaders at the nation's oldest civil rights organization have spoken with senior members of U.S.

George Zimmerman found not guilty of murder in Trayvon Martin's death

George Zimmerman never denied shooting Trayvon Martin, but he said he did so in self defense. Late Saturday night, a Florida jury found him not guilty in the teenager's death.

Pork prices could rise due to deadly pig virus

A virus that kills pigs has spread to the United States for the first time. The virus is not a threat to humans, but pork prices in the U.S. could be affected as 11 states have reported cases of the virus.

'First batch' Twinkies go on sale at Wal-Mart

It's Twinkies' comeback day at Wal-Mart, three days ahead of the snack's anticipated return nationwide.

Man faces charges in burning of girlfriend's son

A Pennsylvania man is facing charges after he, possibly with the help of his own sons, allegedly doused his girlfriend's 7-year-old son in nail polish remover and filmed the child being set on fire.

Woman files complaint after doctor tells her she has a 'ghetto booty'

A Tennessee woman is filing a complaint after she says her doctor used an offensive term when giving her a diagnosis. She her doctor told her that her back pain stems from having a "ghetto booty."

Obama evokes George W. Bush in push for immigration reform

The massive overhaul of the nation's immigration system that was approved by the Senate last month should be adopted by the House, President Barack Obama argued Saturday.

Republicans continue assault on Obamacare

President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law came under fresh assault from Republicans over cost and complexity with a Senate lawmaker saying comprehensive doesn't mean comprehendible.

After divisive debate, Texas Senate approves restrictive abortion measure

A bill that places new restrictions on abortion passed the Texas Senate on Friday after days of debate that galvanized activists nationwide.

Oklahoma man arrested on Peeping Tom charges in a Port-a-Potty

A 50 year old Oklahoma City man is accused of peeping through a hole in a port-a-potty at Will Rogers Park in Oklahoma City. Police say he enjoys watching women and girls use those facilities.