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Caught on cam: Shocking arrest

An Indiana family is suing the Hammond Police Department for use of excessive force during a traffic stop near Chicago.

Michael Phelps suspended by USA Swimming

Michael Phelps won't be able to swim competitively until next spring. USA Swimming suspended him for six months following his latest DUI arrest. Phelps has been banned from USA swimming-sanctioned competitions through April 6, 2015.

VA dismisses four top level officials

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it is firing four senior officials. In several statements, the VA has proposed to dismiss executives in Pittsburgh, Alabama, Georgia and Washington, DC.

'Twin Peaks' returning -- on Showtime

Prepare a pot of damn fine coffee and enjoy a slice of cherry pie: "Twin Peaks" is coming back.

Disney bails out its European theme park

Paris isn't the happiest place on earth for Disney right now.

Cruz: Amend U.S. Constitution to Preserve Marriage Bans

Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for same-sex marriage bans to be lifted in five states, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz called Monday for amending the U.S. Constitution to prevent either the federal government or the U.S.

Bear cub found dead in NYC's Central Park -- how did it get there?

The only bears known to inhabit New York's Central Park are at its zoo -- so how did a dead bear cub end up under a bush?

Jesus returns

Under a canopy of trees, right outside St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond, is a quiet sanctuary for meditation and memories.

ISIS is neither Islamic nor a state, says Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton used an appearance in Ottawa, Ontario, on Monday to talk up the work she did to combat "violent extremism" during her time as secretary of state.

ISIS is neither Islamic nor a state, says Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton used an appearance in Ottawa, Ontario, on Monday to talk up the work she did to combat "violent extremism" during her time as secretary of state.

Shark attacks kayaker

California's Surf Beach near Vandenberg Air Force Base was closed on Saturday after two shark attacks in just two days.

Woman dressed as Ninja Turtle robs motel

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Flight 93 National Memorial Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Flight 93 National Memorial. It is a memorial to the 40 passengers and crew who died on United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001 near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Was arrested teen on his way to join ISIS?

A teen from the Chicago suburbs was arrested at O'Hare International Airport over the weekend and accused of attempting to provide aid to ISIS, the U.S. attorney's office for the Northern District of Illinois announced Monday.