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NRA calls for more armed guards at military installations

The Navy Yard shooting further proves that military installations need more robust security and more firearms, the CEO of the National Rifle Association said Sunday.

Kansas Police Officer caught texting while driving

We know that texting and driving can be dangerous and in many places, is illegal. But what if a police officer is the one sending the message behind the wheel?

Father and son charged in $6.5 million deathbed bond scam

A father and son in South Carolina were charged Friday with profiting off the deaths of the terminally ill in a scam prosecutors allege netted at least $6.5 million.

Community plans to counter supremacist on mission to create 'white only' town

A tranquil town in North Dakota could lose its serenity if one man has his way. Paul Craig Cobb wants to transform Leith, population 24, into a community that mirrors his white supremacist views.

Helicopter crashes outside Phoenix with no apparent survivors

A helicopter crashed Saturday north of Phoenix with preliminary reports of no survivors, authorities said. It was not known how many people were aboard.

Kenya mall attack: About 30 hostages still inside, sources say

Fifty-nine dead. At least 175 injured. About 30 hostages still inside, as well as perhaps a dozen gunmen.

Obama blasts Republicans at Congressional Black Caucus awards

President Obama blasted Republicans Saturday evening for risking a government shutdown in their effort to defund Obamacare saying, "It is time for these folks to stop governing by crisis."

Suicide bombers kill 77 at Pakistan church

A blast at a Protestant church in northwest Pakistan killed 77 people and wounded more than 120, a local official said.

Pelosi 'optimistic' about fixing some labor worries in Obamacare

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi acknowledged deep concerns by major unions about Obamacare in an interview that aired Sunday, but vowed to work on a plan to quell those worries.

2-year-old gets weight-loss surgery: How young is too young?

When you hear the story of a 2-year-old boy believed to be the youngest person in the world ever to have bariatric surgery, it's very easy to "point a judgmental finger," as one mom said to me.