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Medal of honor recipient faced 'blizzard of bullets'

President Barack Obama recognized a soldier's struggles on and off the battlefield when he presented the Medal of Honor on Monday.

Your family's emergency kit is probably a disaster

My mother-in-law and I talk about nearly everything.

Brain-eating parasite case: Florida boy's organs donated

The family of Zachary Reyna, the 12-year-old Florida boy stricken with a brain-eating parasite, has donated Zachary's organs, according to a Facebook page that's been providing detailed updates from the Reyna family.

Stocks fall on talk of strike on Syria

Fears over a possible U.S. military strike against Syria spooked investors around the world Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq all fell in morning trading, following global markets lower.

TxDOT announces testing of app to help college students find sober rides home

As the fall semester welcomes back college students across the state, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will partner with three universities to test a new Facebook-integrated app designed to help students plan ahead for a sober rid

16-year NBA veteran, Tracy McGrady, retires

National Basketball League veteran forward, Tracy McGrady, announced his retirement Monday morning. "T-Mac," 34, ended his 16-year basketball career with the 2012-2013 Western Conference Champion San Antonio Spurs.

50 years later we retrace the historic 1963 March on Washington

Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1963 March on Washington, led by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others. The 50th anniversary of this historic event is August 28, 2013.

Yosemite wildfire burns area the size of Chicago, threatens homes

A northern California wildfire that's threatening Yosemite National Park grew to historic proportions early Monday, becoming the 13th largest in state history, state fire authorities said.

2013 VMAs: Justin Timberlake shines with 'N SYNC, Eminem announces new album

Forget about the Moonmen. It was all about the performances at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The VMAs were held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn; it was the first time the show has been held in New York in four years.

Set your DVRs at home to season pass recordings of FOX's returning and new fall series

FOX fans can now get a head start on their Season Passes for the fall.