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Parents sue South Carolina for surgically turning child into a female

The adoptive parents of a child born with male and female organs say South Carolina mutilated their son by choosing a gender and having his male genitalia surgically removed.

Ft. Hood sexual assault prevention coordinator under investigation for sexual assault

The Army announced on Tuesday that an Army sergeant first class assigned to III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas, is under investigation for pandering, abusive sexual contact, assault and maltreatment of subordinates.

Chaffetz doesn't rule out impeachment for Obama over Benghazi

Rep. Jason Chaffetz reiterated Tuesday that the impeachment of President Barack Obama is possible as the White House faces scrutiny over its role in responding to the terror attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.

U.S. charges 89 with defrauding Medicare of $223 million

Federal officials announced charges Tuesday against 89 people who allegedly bilked Medicare for $223 million.

Report: Wealthy hire disabled guides to skip lines at Disney World

"Crazy." "Freaky." "Awful." "Despicable."

2 Alaska volcanoes on alert as lava flows

Lava flowed Tuesday from two Alaskan volcanoes, with authorities placing both on the second-highest alert levels because "sudden explosions ... are possible with little or no warning."

Marine Missing from Vietnam War to be buried with crew

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing from the Vietnam War, was recently accounted for and will be buried along with the 12 other servicemen who were lost in the same cr

Animal cruelty arrest: Two neglected dogs showed signs of malnourishment, infected sore

A Thibodaux man was arrested for animal cruelty after two dogs in his care were found to be painfully neglected. Officials say one dog was injured so badly, he couldn’t bark.

WANTED: Police search for 19-year-old identified as shooter at New Orleans parade

Police have named the suspect they believe to be responsible for the shooting on Mother’s Day at a Second Line parade that injured 19 people.