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VIDEO: Teen's family fights to keep her on life support after tonsillectomy leaves her brain dead

The family of a teen girl who is brain dead after a tonsillectomy is fighting to keep her on life support.

Oh, boy! Famous zoo pandas are actually female

They're cute, they're cuddly, but the one thing the twin panda cubs at Zoo Atlanta are not is male. Mei Lun and Mei Huan were born in July and were originally determined to be boys.

Did you win? Numbers announced for $636 million Mega Millions jackpot

This holiday season just got a lot merrier for at least two insanely lucky people. Two tickets matched the winning numbers in Tuesday night's $636 million Mega Millions jackpot -- splitting the second-largest prize in U.S.

Mega Millions Jackpot Increased to $636 million, will be $950 million if no winner

Texas Lottery® players are now playing for an estimated $636 million jackpot for Tuesday night’s Mega Millions® drawing. This is the second largest Mega Millions jackpot on record and the second largest jackpot for any U.S.

SILVER ALERT discontinued after 73-year-old man last seen in East Texas found safe

A Silver Alert has been discontinued by the Freestone County Sheriff’s Office for Delbert Green Armstrong after he was safely located.

Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Grunge and glam rock are among the genres that got the nod from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as it announced its inductees for 2014.

Colorado shooting victim described as sweet, smart, a horse lover

Friends of Claire Davis, the 17-year-old senior critically wounded in Friday's shooting at a Colorado high school, are wondering why bad things happen to good people. Davis is in a struggle for her life at a hospital in Littleton, near Arapahoe Hi

Judge strikes down part of Utah polygamy law in 'Sister Wives' case

(CNN) -- A federal judge in Utah has struck down part of that state's law banning polygamy, after a lawsuit was brought by the stars of the television reality series "Sister Wives." The ruling late Friday by U.S.

Booze-soaked, brawling Santas have some New Yorkers seeing red

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Featuring a display of black eyes and bruises, a video of naughty Santas in New York on their worst behavior surfaced on Sunday.

Suspect arrested in the killing of Ohio girl, 9

 A suspect is in custody Sunday after a 9-year-old Ohio girl was found dead in a trash bin near her home, authorities said.