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Would the government have spied on MLK Jr. today?

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as Public Enemy No. 1? Well, 50 years ago, that was nearly true.

Senator: Avoid optics of 'Western vs. Islamic struggle' on Syria

A top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee urged the Obama administration against taking unilateral military action in Syria, in part because of how it would look in the international community.

Medal of honor recipient faced 'blizzard of bullets'

President Barack Obama recognized a soldier's struggles on and off the battlefield when he presented the Medal of Honor on Monday.

BIG 12 NEWS: ETX native, OK State OL out for season with torn ACL

Nacogdoches native and current Oklahoma State offensive lineman, Devin Davis, is out for the season after tearing his ACL.

Your family's emergency kit is probably a disaster

My mother-in-law and I talk about nearly everything.

Brain-eating parasite case: Florida boy's organs donated

The family of Zachary Reyna, the 12-year-old Florida boy stricken with a brain-eating parasite, has donated Zachary's organs, according to a Facebook page that's been providing detailed updates from the Reyna family.

Stocks fall on talk of strike on Syria

Fears over a possible U.S. military strike against Syria spooked investors around the world Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq all fell in morning trading, following global markets lower.

NASCAR driver boosts vets' morale at 200 mph

Brad Keselowski is once again a contender in this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but off the track he is championing a cause dear to his heart.

Newtown students start first new school year after shooting

NEWTOWN, Connecticut (CNN) -- The return to school after the summer break is an annual milestone in every child's life.

2013 VMAs: Justin Timberlake shines with 'N SYNC, Eminem announces new album

Forget about the Moonmen. It was all about the performances at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The VMAs were held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn; it was the first time the show has been held in New York in four years.