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A common courtesy with religious implications, student Kendra Turner's saying "bless you" to a classmate who sneezed landed her in an in-school suspension. The newly enrolled senior at Dyer County High School, who admits to breaking a classroom rule by using a religious saying, believes the rule violated her First Amendment rights. WBBJ's Dan Lampariello reports.
Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were infected with deadly virus, recover after being in hospital's isolation unit for nearly 3 weeks
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called the Justice Department's settlement with Bank of America a "historic step forward" in protecting the American public from financial fraud. The deal is the largest government settlement stemming from the 2008 financial meltdown.
Three separate autopsies provide clues but cannot answer some of the most crucial questions about police shooting
American doctor who got Ebola in Liberia has recovered in Atlanta; Americans grade president's handling of Ferguson tensions; and beware hidden checking account fees
While the protests continue, those unaffiliated with the demonstrations are trying to go on with their lives
Follows visit by Attorney General Eric Holder; grand jury starts hearing testimony on fatal police shooting of black teen Michael Brown
The police officer was caught on tape pointing semi-automatic rifle at protesters while making threat
The Little League sensation has become the most talked-about player in baseball
Extremist group's recruitment of Americans and Europeans could present long-term threat to the homeland
The viral campaign to raise money and awareness for ALS research has sparked a debate over its ultimate impact
20-year-old was killed in car crash as he traveled home to surprise younger; he wanted to take boy to school on first day of second grade
Townspeople in the Missouri suburb that has become a hotbed of tension say their home is a place where most people get along
A video posted online shows Islamic militants executing American journalist James Foley in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The U.S. intelligence community has reviewed the video and says it is authentic. Craig Boswell reports.
NASCAR champion has been in seclusion since his car struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. during sprint car race
A grand jury was expected to convene in Clayton, Mo. Wednesday to begin hearing evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the shooting death of Michael Brown. About two dozen protesters held signs urging prosecutor Bob McCulloch – who has deep family connections to police - to step aside. CBS News' Susan McGinnis reports.
10 others are under criminal investigation as Navy reveals scandal involved more personnel and went on much longer than previously believed
Darren Wilson, 28, a six-year police veteran, has been in hiding since the shooting of Michael Brown
Attorney general tells college students "change is coming" ahead of briefings from officials investigating death of Michael Brown
Court grants request from county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across state while issue is being appealed