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Tyler Perry pays 1 year's rent for GA mom in need

A Georgia mom found herself facing eviction after returning from a Make-a-Wish event with her sick son. Now she says she has hope thanks to the kindness of a famous ally.

FL man catches 800lb shark from shore

A Florida fisherman makes the catch of a lifetime: an 800-pound shark! But surprisingly, this is one tale the fisherman would rather keep under wraps.

Man pops the question after finishing Boston marathon

This year's Boston Marathon had a special ending for runner John Duncan. Duncan crossed the finish line and proposed to his girlfriend and fellow runner Jodi Nili.

5 stowaway attempts that didn't end tragically

News that a 16-year-old boy from California survived a five-hour flight in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound Boeing 767 has shocked and impressed the world.

McCain says 'Russia is a gas station masquerading as a country'

Mad that he won't be vacationing in Siberia because of sanctions, Sen. John McCain sounded off on all things Russia on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on Tuesday.

TN repo man takes car with child sleeping inside

A Memphis grandmother says she did nothing wrong. But her actions took her four-year-old grandson on what could have been a very dangerous ride.

Gun silencer sales are booming

Sales are booming for silencers, the cylindrical devices used to muffle gunfire.

KKK hopes to rebrand after K.C. Jewish center shootings

Pointy hats, white robes, crosses burning, bodies hanging from trees. The images of the Ku Klux Klan are reminders of the nation's ugliest moments from the Civil War through the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.

Is an Apple-Nike partnership on the way?

It's a simple thing, really, the rubber and stainless steel band that a well-known CEO frequently wears around his wrist.

Earth Day Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about Earth Day, which is celebrated every year by more than a billion people in 180 nations around the world.