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Gun control in crosshairs at NRA convention

Within minutes of the National Rifle Association's opening forum at their annual meeting this weekend, the group's leaders went after gun control proposals and advocates who sought to expand tougher firearm laws following the deadly New

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Shootout occurs during routine traffic stop

WARNING: This video may not be suitable for all viewers. On Sunday, March 10, around 6:00 p.m., Middlefield Police Officers in Ohio, pulled over James Gilkerson, 42.

Black bear gets comfortable in man's truck

A bear managed to get inside a California man's truck, but couldn't figure out how to get out!

Tsarnaev lawyer keeps hated criminals off death row

One of the nation's foremost experts on keeping clients off death row is joining Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team.

Anti-abortion group releases new secretly recorded video

The anti-abortion group that recently revealed two videos from a secret investigation into abortion clinics released a third on Thursday.

FEMA opens up aid to residents of West, TX

FEMA is now giving monetary aid to individuals affected by the fertilizer blast in West.

10th state set to legalize same-sex marriage

Rhode Island was set to become the tenth state in the nation, and the last in New England, to legalize same-sex marriage Thursday as final legislation cleared procedural hurdles in the state legislature.

Stars, fans say goodbye to George Jones at Grand Ole Opry

(CNN) -- Country music stars and fans alike honored George Jones on Thursday at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. It was a fitting site for the late country music legend, who had been a member of the show since 1956.

Ex-NFL player's support for gay NBA player apparently costs him church appearance

LeRoy Butler, a former safety for the Green Bay Packers, is one of many professional athletes to tweet support for Jason Collins, the NBA player who came out as gay this week.