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National Day of Prayer celebrated on Thursday

(KETK) — The National Day of Prayer will be celebrated by thousands of Americans on Thursday. It is observed the first Thursday in May each year. The goal of the day is to have people of all faiths come together to pray for the nation.

Teen girl claims male student sexually assaulted her on school bus

Police are investigating a claim from a 16-year-old girl about being sexually abused by another student in the back of a school bus.

SEC and ESPN announce SEC Network

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have signed a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network.

Missing woman reappears 11 years later in Florida Keys

A Pennsylvania woman who mysteriously disappeared 11 years ago has resurfaced in Florida, saying that she just walked out on her family, her life and her problems.

Maker of fake bomb detector gets 10 years in prison

LONDON (CNN) -- The maker of a fake bomb detector that investigators say put lives at risk was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison by a London court. James McCormick, 57, marketed his ADE 651 units to government agencies and private companies

North Korea sentences US citizen to 15 years of hard labor

A North Korean court has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years of hard labor, saying he committed "hostile acts" against the secretive state.

North Korea sentences U.S. citizen to 15 years of hard labor

SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) -- A North Korean court has sentenced a U.S.

North Korea sentences U.S. citizen to 15 years of hard labor

SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) -- A North Korean court has sentenced a U.S.

Obama nominates telecom lobbyist, campaign bundler to head FCC

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Calling him the "Bo Jackson of telecom" for his membership in both the cable television and wireless industries' halls of fame, President Obama announced plans Wednesday to nominate Tom Wheeler to head the Federal Communications C

D.C. council member pushes name change for Redskins

David Grosso, 42, was born and raised in the metropolitan Washington area so it's not tough to see why he's a diehard Washington Redskins fan. Been going to games since he was a boy.