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Toddler attempts to pet pit bull, seriously injured in mauling

A 19-month-old boy is recovering in the hospital after a pit bull mauled in him a parking lot Sunday night.

8-year-old's free concert in yard goes viral

A hand-made sign led to a musical milestone for a Minneapolis boy.

Obama official says at border: "We'll send you back"

 Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send

Amelia Earhart completes around-the-world flight

It's been said there's something in a name. Now, a 31-year-old Denver woman named after pilot Amelia Earhart is celebrating a feat her namesake could not. 

Dogs catch some waves on the SoCal coast

These surfing pups make it look easy. More than 50 dogs hopped on surf boards and caught some waves in Southern California Sunday. It was part of the ninth annual Petco Surf-Dog Competition.

Eric Holder: 'We are at a dangerous time'

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is worried about wholes that are greater than the sum of their parts. Take, for instance, the current mix of bomb-makers from Yemen with foreign fighters in Syria.

Protests held at immigration center in Waco

Protesters in Texas demand better conditions for immigrants held at a Waco facility. This group says the 250 immigrants held at Jack Harwell Detention Center need access to medical care and Spanish-language legal material.

Arkansas town still underwater weeks after storm drainage stops working

Two weeks after a storm flooded part of Arkansas, the water in Brinkley still has not drained.

Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

On Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma, there were seven earthquakes. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.

World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.