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Megaquake could hit West Coast

It was rush hour on a Tuesday, and Dorothy Otto was sitting in traffic in her Pontiac Bonneville on the lower level of the Cypress Freeway, in Oakland, California, when the voice on the radio said, "We're having an earthquake."

McDonald's takes on its critics

McDonald's is taking on its critics. The fast food giant is asking, and answering, questions about the quality of its food. McDonald's has launched an informational campaign called "Our food.

At least 26 hurt in Megabus crash near Indianapolis

A double-deck commercial bus overturned on Interstate 65 south of Indianapolis early Tuesday, injuring at least 26 people and temporarily stopping traffic on the northbound lanes, Indiana State Police said.

Activist Cornel West among 49 people arrested at Ferguson protests

Activist Cornel West was among more than 49 people arrested at the "Moral Monday" march in Ferguson, Missouri, officials said.

Birthday wish comes true

A Utah boy with Down syndrome had just one wish for his 9th birthday - 99 birthday cards.

TX - Wright Amendment Lifted

DALLAS (KDAF) -- DALLAS --  Looks like it's the "Wright time" for flights leaving from Love Field Airport in Dallas.

Vatican takes new stance on homosexuality

A drastic change of tone today at the Pope's synod at The Vatican.

Military Official: We're in Africa for training, not treatment

American troops are on the ground in West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.  US Army Personnel in Liberia are helping build 17 treatment centers and a facility for health care workers.  Officials say the mission is to train h

NM: Body parts of relatives found at scene days after train crash

A gruesome discovery was made at the scene of a train crash that killed two people in Albuquerque, New Mexico Friday. The brother of one of the victims said he found human remains days after investigators combed the scene.

Teen dies during haunted hayride

A hayride flipped in Mechanic Falls, Maine Saturday night, leaving 23 people injured and a 17-year-old dead.

Coroner: Dad collapses on infant daughter, she survives 3 days

It easily could have been a double tragedy, the coroner said.

Teal pumpkins try to change Halloween for kids with food allergies

Halloween can be extra scary for kids with food allergies.

Abandoned Connecticut ghost town up for sale

Click here for updates on this story. Anyone who has ever dreamed of owning their own town may have that chance.

Kitten saves Illinois couple during house fire

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois says an unlikely hero saved their life.

Vatican report proposes shift on gays, lesbians

 Using strikingly open language, a new Vatican report says the church should welcome and appreciate gays, and offers a solution for divorced and r