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Bill Gates and his wife give $1 million to gun control push

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy group, according to its most recent financial report with Washington State.

Neighbors find newborn in garbage, Utah mother being questioned

Authorities are investigating after an infant was found in a garbage can at a Kearns home Tuesday morning.

Cellphone captures terrifying video of boat crash

Two men are recovering after a high-speed crash during a boat race in Missouri. Authorities say the wind caused them to lose control and go airborne.

Texas school warns of gun-toting teachers

The Argyle, Texas Independent School District is putting everyone on notice that some staff members are carrying guns. Argyle I.S.D. voted in favor of school marshals back in January.

K-9 with cancer takes final ride to vet

A veteran K-9 officer takes his last ride. Rocky has been with the Rocky Hill Police Department in Connecticut for nine years. Last week, he was diagnosed with cancer.

HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.

Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

He was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting for terrorists in Syria.

Ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking sought

The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.

Don't wait! Trade in your old iPhone now

Eagerly awaiting the new iPhone? Then sell your old one now.

Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses

States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.