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6-year-old clings to life after he was shot by 4-year-old

A 6-year-old New Jersey boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head by a 4-year-old playmate, according to authorities.

Louisville takes on UCONN for NCAAW Nat'l Championship

The University of Louisville Lady Cardinals have a chance to bring a clean sweep home from "The Big Easy" to Kentucky.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

Surveillance video captured the image of two puppies that were tossed from the third floor balcony of a New Orleans hotel. The woman accused of killing the animals was arrested on felony cruelty charges.

Budget cuts ground Blue Angels, Thunderbirds

The nation's best military fliers have had their wings clipped, thanks to the forced spending cuts imposed on the federal government this year.

Robert Griffin III jersey top seller for 2012-13

According to the National Football League, former Baylor quarterback, 2011 Heisman Trophy winner and Washington Redskins quarterback, Robert Griffin III, ended the fiscal year with the top selling jersey in the league.

Louisville beats Michigan in epic game to clinch NCAA men's basketball title

The Louisville Cardinals defeated the Michigan Wolverines, 82-76, to win the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship Monday night in Atlanta.

Louisiana father suspected of sneaking sons to Cuba

  UPDATE: Florida has canceled the Florida AMBER Alert for Cole and Chase Hakken, Louisiana has also canceled the (Level II) Endangered/ Missing Children Advisory. The boys have been returned home safely.  

Two dead after Afghanistan helicopter crash

Two coalition service members died following a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

United plans to resume 787 service in May

United Airlines plans to resume flying the 787 Dreamliner in May, the carrier told CNN in anticipation of regulatory approval of Boeing's remedy for battery problems that forced the jetliner's worldwide grounding.

Disney star Annette Funicello, dead at 70

Actress, Annette Funicello, long-time Disney and "Beach Party" star, died Monday at age 70 in Bakersfield, California, according to the Annette Funicello Research Fund for Neurological Diseases Inc., and the Official Disney Fan C