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Woman trades $2K bag for for a spot in i-Phone line

People lined up hours in advance to be among the first to get their hands on the new i-Phones that wen on sale Friday. There were several i-Phone fans waiting outside a store in Charleston, South Carolina.

Websites become tool for stopping veteran suicides

At 5:49 p.m. on a January day, Pvt. Jordan DuBois posted on his Facebook page: "I'm goin to kill myself this is my last post ... miss u all..."

Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.

Habla español? Soon, Latinos will be less likely to say 'si'

It's no secret that more and more people are speaking español in the United States, but what you probably didn't know is that in the future more of those Spanish speakers will not be Hispanic.

VA school makes student change 'Duck Dynasty' t-shirt for being 'threatening'

According to national media reports, a Virginia high school forced a student to remove his shirt with a quote printed on it from the hit TV show, "Duck Dynasty," because it was threatening.

College professor placed on leave after suggesting children of NRA members be killed

A journalism professor from the University of Kansas was placed on administrative leave, Friday morning, after he tweeted out an offensive comment concerning the children of NRA members.

'It's got to stop,' grandmother says of 3-year-old injured in Chicago shooting

A Chicago grandmother pleads for a respite as television cameras roll: "Y'all out here killing these innocent people, kids, parents, grandparents, mothers, fathers: It's got to stop.

BrdsNBz: New Mexico teens can text sex questions to hotline

It's like sexting, but with benefits. New Mexico teens have an alternative to their parents when it comes to sexual health questions.

House GOP launches shutdown battle by voting to defund Obamacare

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- With one vote on Friday, the Republican-led House launched the latest spending battle in Congress -- one that could bring a government shutdown in less than two weeks. By a 230-189 tally almost strictly on party lines, the Hous

Watchdog: Syria submits 'initial disclosure' of chemical weapons program

Syria has submitted an "initial disclosure" of its chemical weapons program, a spokesman for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Friday. The group -- the international chemical weapons watchdog -- is expecting the governm