In 49 states, it's below freezing in at least one spot

 The calendar says it's more than a month until the official start of winter, but Mother Nature said differently Tuesday morning.

Best cruise lines include Royal Caribbean, Disney

 Wash your hands, slap on some hand sanitizer and put the latest norovirus outbreak on a cruise ship out of your mind.

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for season

 Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson learned Tuesday he will be suspended without pay for the rest of the 2014 NFL season, accordi

Did pictures of Homeland Security vehicles near Ferguson get man fired?

 A Navy veteran in Missouri said he was fired from his job and called a terrorist for posting pictures to Facebook of Homeland Security vehicles m

Obama seeks review of government response to hostage-taking

The U.S. government is conducting a review of how it responds when American citizens are taken hostage by overseas terrorists, including how the families of captives are kept informed, CNN learned Monday.

Source: Charles Manson, fiance get marriage license

Charles Manson and his fiance, who already considers herself his wife, have gotten a marriage license, a source close to the couple told CNN on Monday. Manson intends to marry Afton Burton, who goes by Star.

Food Bank receives donation from Ameriprise to help with the holidays

With Thanksgiving being only two weeks away the Food Bank desperately needs donations and volunteers to feed the less fortunate. The Food Bank relies on everyone to do their part to end hunger.

Local library offers fine forgiveness for a donation of a non-perishable good

A local library is using the holiday season to forgive and to donate. Shreve Memorial Library is hosting amnesty days which started Monday and end on December 19th.