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Groups urge Tennessee governor to veto prenatal drug use bill

A bill is headed for the governor's desk in Tennessee that would allow for a woman to be prosecuted if she illegally takes drugs while pregnant and the child is harmed.

NY cops find $12 million of heroin in 'tricked-out' stash house

New York (WPIX) -- More than $12.5 million worth of narcotics were found in "tricked-out" stash apartments during the bust of a sophisticated drug trafficking ring with bases in Manhattan, authorities said.

Pope Francis leads Good Friday Mass

Pope Francis will lead a special Mass at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

NBA player plans to open Hooters in Russia

  Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise restaurants in his native Russia.

Best Easter egg hunts around the world

Searching living rooms and closets for your eggs may be fun the first six times, but if the novelty's wearing thinner than a chocolate eggs' foil wrapping, there are more adventurous egg trails out there.

U.S. searches for MN preacher accused of 59 counts of molestation

Preacher accused of 59 counts of molesting girls in Minnesota

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet that may sustain life

It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet the size of Earth that could be habitable.

Wife accuses 'Scandal ' actor Columbus Short of violence

Columbus Short's wife swears the "Scandal" actor threatened to kill her and himself with a knife last week.

Colorado woman shot dead while on phone with 911 for 13 minutes

A Denver woman called 911 when her husband began to hallucinate and speak of "the end of the world." For 13 minutes, the wife spoke of fear -- for herself, their three scared children, her husband.

Atlanta to get MLS team

Atlanta, GA (WGCL) -- Major League Soccer is coming to Atlanta. Arthur Blank and Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber along with Mayor Kasim Reed made the announcement Wednesday on the future of soccer in Atlanta.