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Marine receives Medal of Honor after taking grenade for comrade

(CNN) -- William "Kyle" Carpenter lost most of his jaw and an eye when he fell on a grenade to shield a fellow Marine from the blast.

Indiana woman uses back scratcher and wrench to beat intruder

Marion, IN (WXIN) -- Bet you never knew a back scratcher and a wrench could fight off an intruder. A central Indiana couple simply told a crook no way and took matters into their own hands.

89-year-old Philadelphia man faces extradition for Nazi war crimes at Auschwitz

(CNN) -- For decades, prosecutors say, Johann (John) Breyer had successfully eluded a dark past.

Brett Favre appears in new ad for Mississippi Senator

(CNN) -- The Chamber of Commerce has turned to a big gun as it tries to help Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi across the goal line in next Tuesday's primary runoff.

Michigan vet melts viral story about ice water's deadly threat to dogs

Grand Rapids, MI (WXMI) -- It's an article that's going viral across the web and terrifying pet owners. The blog post, NO ICE WATER FOR DOGS… PLEASE READ ASAP, discusses one dog's near deadly encounter.

Authorities arrest 2 Texas men for terrorism-realted charges

Two men have been arrested in connection with terror-related activities, a U.S. attorney in Texas said Wednesday.

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.

TX apartment manager calls tenant’s American flag a ‘threat to Muslim community’

A Texas man is fighting to keep his American flag hanging from his balcony.

T-Mobile: Stream all the music you want

T-Mobile just made it a lot easier to stream music on your phone.

Can you inherit your dead parent's debts?

For adult children, the death of a parent is a fraught experience. Adding to the stress: the unwelcome surprise that Mom or Dad died with big debts. Who is on the hook to pay them?