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Several people become ill at a Texas childrens store

Texas officials are trying to determine what caused 16 people to become ill at a childrens store on Saturday.

McCain backs gun compromise; co-author says Senate support an 'open question'

A bipartisan deal to expand background checks on gun sales got a key conservative endorsement on Sunday, but one of its co-authors said Senate approval remained an "open question."

Police: Hugh Jackman stalked by woman with electric razor

Hugh Jackman got a bit more of a workout this weekend than he bargained for.

Oklahoma man under fire for license plate that says "F CANCER"

An Oklahoma man is under fire for his license plate that says "F CANCER." But he says that the F in "F CANCER" stands for fight.

Texas Motor Speedway sponsor sped into some controversy

Saturday's NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway sped into some controversy over its sponsor. The National Rifle Association had purchased naming rights to the race earlier this year and that has a Connecticut senator upset.

Triggers vital for path to citizenship, Rubio says

A bipartisan bill revamping America's immigration system, set to be unveiled later this week, will contain three policy steps that must be taken before undocumented workers currently in the United States are allowed to apply for legal statu

Funeral held for Canadian teen allegedly raped and bullied

More than 100 people gathered at a church in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Saturday for the funeral of a 17-year-old girl who hanged herself after she was allegedly gang-raped and then bullied when a picture of the incident went viral.

Report: Republican Sen. Collins will support Manchin-Toomey gun compromise

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, became the second Republican senator not directly involved in negotiating a bipartisan background check measure to say she will support it, according to a report Saturday by NBC News.

1 missing in Washington state avalanches

One person is missing after a pair of avalanches near a highway exit in northwest Washington state, authorities said Saturday.

Ex-Texas justice of the peace charged with making 'terroristic threat'

A former Kaufman County, Texas, justice of the peace -- whose home, one day ago, was searched by authorities investigating the deaths of two Texas prosecutors -- is under arrest, law officers said Saturday.