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Sen. Reid: NFL follow NBA, force Redskins to change name

The National Football League should take note of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's stance on race and force the Washington Redskins to change their name, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Wednesday.

CNN exclusive: Amanda Knox says, 'I did not kill my friend'

If she had been at the scene of the crime, forensic evidence would prove her guilt, but Amanda Knox says there is nothing -- no DNA, no hair, no footprints, no handprints -- to show she was there.

Shirtless man asks reporter on date during CA wildfire coverage

A reporter for KTLA-TV was in the middle of covering neighborhood evacuations forced by a wildfire, when a random gentleman walks up and says “'Wow you're super pretty -- you wanna go on a date sometime?"

DA says Aaron Hernadez indicted after jailhouse fight

Aaron Hernandez -- already accused of first-degree murder -- was indicted Thursday on charges stemming from a jailhouse fight, a district attorney's office in Massachusetts said.

What critics are saying about 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

  "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" might not be so amazing, judging from some early reviews of the anticipated May 2 sequel.

NJ police arrest 62 students after senior prank goes too far

A senior prank went too far and ended with dozens of students in handcuffs. 62 Teaneck High students were rounded up in a line, handcuffed one by one, and hauled away in police vans after allegedly trashing their school.

TX: fed up bus driver throws keys to child, says ‘you drive’

In Texas, a school bus driver fed up with her rambunctious passengers screeches to a halt in the middle of traffic, then walks off! Outraged parents are clamoring for the driver to be fired for abandoning their children.

Pit bull steals show, mitts at college softball game

Monmouth, OR (KPTV) -- There are a lot of statistics in baseball and softball, but after a pit bull interrupted a Western Oregon University softball game this week, the sport needs one more: stolen gloves.

Seattle mayor announces 'historic' plans for $15 minimum wage

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) -- Mayor Ed Murray announced plans for a $15 an hour minimum wage Thursday, calling the proposal that would take three to seven years to fully implement "historic."

OH town puts up offensive sculpture despite backlash

Adrian, OH (WTVG) -- After last week's firestorm of feedback, the city moved the piece to a different public location. However, some people around Yew Park want it taken away to a gallery or museum.