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Fish in Illinois River jump right into boats

Asian Carp fish are out of control in the Illinois River. In fact, they are leaping out of the water by the dozens and on to passing boats.

World's 10 most expensive cities to visit

If there's any truth in the old saw that London's streets are paved with gold, it's probably because they've been gilded by cash stripped from the pockets of tourists.

Are modern dads getting the credit they deserve?

This week, the White House held its first ever conference on working fathers.

Missouri Army veteran risks life to save injured beagle

Lee's Summit (WDAF) -- A U.S. Army Reserve Iraq war veteran risked his own life again on Tuesday to save a stray dog.

Neighbors say TX hoarder lived on his roof for a year

A Texas man is living on his roof after filling his home with clutter and debris. The Houston man's home was so full of clutter; he built a make-shift structure on his roof to make room for him to live.

Why World Cup referees are using vanishing spray

Now you see it, now you don't. That's the logic behind the vanishing spray being used at this year's World Cup in Brazil.

Bachelor party finds fossil of 3 million-year-old mastodon in NM

Elephant Butte, NM (KTSM)-More than 100 miles away from El Paso, smack dab in the middle of a New Mexican desert, lies a great big body of water, sandy beaches, and miles of trails.

Officials say Russian bombers flew near California in early June 2014

U.S. fighter jets intercepted Russian bombers off Alaska and California this month, the latest incidents in a string of recent aerial encounters over the Pacific.

House hanging off cliff is set on fire in TX

Lake Whitney (KCEN) -- A house teeters over a cliff in Hill County. If more of the bluff collapses, it could go tumbling into Lake Whitney.

8 simple tips to avoid getting hacked

With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.