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Report: ISIS selling Yazidi women in Syria

The nightmare of ISIS persecution continues for hundreds of Yazidi girls and women who were abducted by the Sunni Muslim extremist group and are being sold to its fighters in Syria, according to a human rights group.

Michael Sam dropped from St. Louis Rams roster

The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.

Federal judge strikes down key part of Texas abortion law as unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Friday it is unconstitutional to force abortion clinics to become surgical centers in the state of Texas, effectively throwing out a key component of an anti-abortion law that would have forced the closure of a number of f

Is 'Vampire Power' sucking you dry?

As taxed as air conditioners were this summer, running up electric bills across the country, there's something else Americans now need to pay attention to year-round if they're interested in cutting energy costs.

Ceelo pleads 'No Contest' on Ecstasy charge

Singer-songwriter Ceelo Green pleaded no contest to giving Ecstasy to a woman in 2012. Green, whose real name is Thomas Callaway, entered a plea to one felony count of furnishing a controlled substance.

'Mugshot mom' regains custody

Shanesha Taylor, the Phoenix mother who left her two young children alone in her car when she attended a job interview in Scottsdale, was granted custody of her children following a hearing Thursday morning in a Maricopa County courtroom.

'Ferguson five' sue police

Five people filed a multi-million dollar federal lawsuit Thursday against the Ferguson and St. Louis County police departments.

Virginia woman receives $91,000 monthly power bill

Imagine opening up a bill and seeing a near-six digit number.

Pizza parlor drops 'F-bomb'

A Cape Coral, Florida restaurant is cooking up some controversy over a sign on their door. Nice Guys Beer and Pizza Lounge was using not-so-nice language to display their hours.

Police say 37-year-old Missouri man shot child multiple times, then hid body

A 37-year-old Fulton, Missouri man has been charged with the murder of a 6-year-old child left in his care.

$40 million lawsuit slams Ferguson police actions during recent protests

-- In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S. citizens "as if they were war combatants."

Better job market, better bonuses?

With the job market arguably getting stronger, many companies are trying to retain the best talent, which may mean there may be some extra money out there for some employees. The catch?

Nine years ago Friday, Hurricane Katrina hit gulf coast

Nine years ago Friday, Hurricane Katrina roared ashore along the gulf coast. A category 4, with 140 mile-per-hour winds, Katrina's made landfall in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

It's official! Apple sets event for Sept. 9

Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement. What will the company unveil? "Wish we could say more," reads an invitation sent to media members on Thursday.

It's official! Apple sets event for Sept. 9

Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement. What will the company unveil? "Wish we could say more," reads an invitation sent to media members on Thursday.