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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

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Secret Service director calls White House intrusion 'unacceptable'

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson called an incident in which a man scaled a fence and entered the White House "unacceptable" and told a congressional committee Tuesday that she takes "full responsibility."

Nine-year old weighed 17lbs at death; parents charged

Pennsylvania authorities have charged a couple with criminal homicide after the death of their nine-year old son from starvation.

Woman freed from trunk

A missing woman has been found alive inside the trunk of a car in Louisville, Kentucky. Good Samaritans heard the woman struggling inside the car.

UVA suspect linked to 2009 murder

The search for a missing University of Virginia student has led to a break in the murder of another Virginia college student and a separate assault five years ago.

Dead child targeted in voter drive

A conservative group is under fire after the North Carolina Board of Elections says it has received about 2,000 complaints about voter registration mailers addressed to children, people who do not live at a particular address, people who are no

'Just a woman that worked alone'

Missing Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter has been found dead. An intense search for Carter had been underway since Friday morning.

NFL player who killed girlfriend and self had brain disease

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and himself two years ago, that's according to a new report.

Positive news about America's economy

We've got some positive news about the economy. Americans are spending again!

27 new billionaires in richest Americans list

It's been a very good year for the 1%.

Hong Kong protesters dig in and brace for possible crackdown

HONG KONG (CNN) -- Thousands of demonstrators bracing for the possibility of a police crackdown stood their ground in the heart of Hong Kong on Tuesday.

ISIS threat: Syrian town fears massacre; Obama admits underestimating rise

The U.S.-led coalition intensified its airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq -- but that may not be enough to stop the terror group's bloody march.

Louisiana restaurant offers discount for carrying gun

Bergeron's Restaurant off Lobdell Highway in Port Allen is known for it's cajun cooking, but recently they've been getting a lot of attention for something that doesn't have anything to do with their food.

Iowa couple's 150% tip goes viral

Makenzie and Steven Schultz of Cedar Rapids, Iowa hired a babysitter Saturday night and headed to a new restaurant in town to celebrate their wedding anniversary. What happened next caught the attention of the world.

Police: Arrest in Graham disappearance yields break in another case

The arrest of Jesse Matthew -- the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham -- has resulted in a "significant break" in the 2009 death of another young woman in the same area, police said.

Arrest made after Arkansas Realtor vanishes on job

Police arrested Aaron Lewis on Monday in connection with the disappearance of Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter, police say.