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China: Reports of bird flu in humans reach 60

Two more people infected with a rare strain of bird flu in China died over the weekend, as the number of human cases of H7N9 climbed to 60, state media reported Sunday.

Fired Florida officer defends use of 'Trayvon Martin' targets

The Florida police sergeant fired for possessing shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin defended himself Sunday and said the targets were meant to be used as training aids for "no-shoot" situations.

Jenna Bush Hager gives birth to baby girl

Former first couple George W. and Laura Bush said Sunday they were "elated" at the news their daughter Jenna had given birth to a daughter.

Several people become ill at a Texas childrens store

Texas officials are trying to determine what caused 16 people to become ill at a childrens store on Saturday.

McCain backs gun compromise; co-author says Senate support an 'open question'

A bipartisan deal to expand background checks on gun sales got a key conservative endorsement on Sunday, but one of its co-authors said Senate approval remained an "open question."

Police: Hugh Jackman stalked by woman with electric razor

Hugh Jackman got a bit more of a workout this weekend than he bargained for.

Oklahoma man under fire for license plate that says "F CANCER"

An Oklahoma man is under fire for his license plate that says "F CANCER." But he says that the F in "F CANCER" stands for fight.

Texas Motor Speedway sponsor sped into some controversy

Saturday's NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway sped into some controversy over its sponsor. The National Rifle Association had purchased naming rights to the race earlier this year and that has a Connecticut senator upset.

Triggers vital for path to citizenship, Rubio says

A bipartisan bill revamping America's immigration system, set to be unveiled later this week, will contain three policy steps that must be taken before undocumented workers currently in the United States are allowed to apply for legal statu