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Premature baby, born as mom suffered congestive heart failure, leaves NICU

Baby Savannah is a tiny, but she's a fighter. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on Jan. 20 at just 30 weeks old because her mother was suffering from congestive heart failure. "She weighed 3 pounds 6 ounces," mother Tanedra DuBose said. >> Read more trending stories A team of ...

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 file photo, shoppers visit a J.C. Penney store in New York. J.C. Penney Co. is reporting a 78 percent drop in its third-quarter earnings Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, because of a big expense to fund its pension plan. The company announced on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 that it will be closing between 130 and 140 stores by the end of the second quarter of 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)

J.C. Penney to close between 130-140 stores

J.C. Penney will be closing 130-140 stores in the coming months, the company reported Friday. "We believe closing stores will also allow us to adjust our business to effectively compete against the growing threat of online retailers," Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison said in a statement. The company also announce ...

Police: Flannel shirt on woman’s windshield was a prank

A Michigan woman who believed she was the target of a human trafficker’s tactic was actually the victim of a prank, according to police. >> Read more trending news WEYI reported that two men admitted to putting the shirt on Ashley Hardacre’s car as a prank. They told police they ...

Little Tikes is recalling this swing after receiving complaints that children were injured while using it. (Courtesy of Little Tikes)

Little Tikes recalls swing for falling hazard

Little Tikes is voluntarily recalling 540,000 toddler swings saying they have received 140 reports of the swing breaking. According to the company, 39 injuries have been reported with the Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure pink toddler swing, including two children who broke their arms. The recall includes swings made in ...

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Ohio teen calls 911: 'I just shot my dad'

A 14-year-old Ohio girl who called 911 to say she had shot her father was arrested and charged with aggravated murder, WLWT reported. >> Read more trending news “Can someone put me in handcuffs?” the girl sobs as she talks to a 911 dispatcher. “I just shot my dad.” Hamilton ...

Pope: Atheists better than greedy Christians

Pope Francis called out Christians in a sermon Thursday, suggesting it would be better to be an atheist than to lead a double life, exploit people or manage a greedy business. >> Read more trending news "So many Christians are like this, and these people scandalize others," Francis said during ...

Amber Alert issued for Connecticut girl after mother stabbed

An Amber Alert was issued for a Connecticut girl after her mother was stabbed to death in a possible domestic incident with her father. >> Read more trending news Aylin Sofia Hernandez, 6, is believed to be with her father, Oscar Hernandez, in a gray Hyundai Elantra with an unknown ...

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011, file photo, Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. In 2011, as the “money, money, money, money” chorus of his reality TV show’s theme song blasted, Trump stepped out before the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists for the first time. The crowd was less than adoring, occasionally laughing at and booing the longtime former Democrat. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

What time does President Trump speak at CPAC? What channel?

President Donald Trump will address an audience at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference Friday. Trump is scheduled to begin speaking around 10:10 a.m. ET at the gathering of conservative activists being held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center near Washington D.C. Trump was to address the group ...

Bees create buzz by learning to play golf

Bumblebees playing an improvised game of golf are creating quite a buzz among scientists. >> Read more trending news The bees have learned to push a ball into a hole to receive a reward, New Scientist reported. Scientists know that bees can learn to pull a string to reach an artificial ...

Mexican citizens use pay phones at the airport after being deported from the U.S., in Mexico City, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. While U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tried to alleviate Mexico's concerns during a visit to Mexico City, President Donald Trump was fanning them further with tough talk about "getting really bad dudes out of this country at a rate nobody has ever seen before." (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

7 things to know now: Trump at CPAC; FBI on Russia; Alan Colmes dies; Oscars

Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today. What to know now: 1. Asking the FBI for help: White House chief of staff Reince Priebus has asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign staffers had contact with Russian intelligence agencies ...

Amanda Jean Bello (left) and Alexandria Jean Graham were arrested in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Florida woman charged with shooting up heroin in 7-Eleven bathroom

A Florida woman was arrested Wednesday after reportedly shooting up heroin in a 7-Eleven bathroom, Port St. Lucie police said. >> Read more trending news Amanda Bello, 37, was arrested and faces heroin, cocaine and drug paraphernalia charges, police said. Late Wednesday an officer was at the 7-Eleven and heard groaning from ...

Bond set for protester who made grab for Confederate flag

Bond was set Thursday for a protester who jumped a barricade and attempted to snatch a Confederate flag away from a member of the South Carolina Secessionist Party, WSCS reported. >> Read more trending news Muhiyidin Moye, the leader of the Black Lives Matter chapter in Charleston, is charged with ...

S.C. chef creates sushi doughnuts

You’ve heard of jelly roll doughnuts. A South Carolina chef has introduced sushi doughnuts to the Southeast. >> Read more trending news Will Bates, a sushi chef at Oktopi in Pawleys Island, told USA Today he was inspired to create a sushi-shaped doughnut after watching an online video that showed a ...

Snowboarder safe after spending freezing night on mountain

A California snowboarder who spent the night on a mountain in freezing weather was rescued early Wednesday, the Sacramento Bee reported. >> Read more trending news The 32-year-old man from Los Angeles apparently got lost Tuesday after skiing out of bounds at the Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort, the Bee reported. ...

Ohio woman’s obituary is a sassy sendoff

Jean Oddi wanted the final say, and the Ohio woman got one with style, spunk and sarcasm. It was a sassy sendoff courtesy of her daughter and granddaughter. >> Read more trending news “I was born. I lived. I died. I hate to admit it, but evidently, I died,” according ...

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Florida mom pushes for change after she says son died from drinking energy drink

Drew James would have been 26 years old this year.

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His mom said he died at age 19 after getting sick after consuming about half of an energy drink.

“When he got to a friend's said he didn’t feel good, got sick to ...

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Florida deputy's co-workers share embarrassing post on social media

Even police officers can make a mistake when they are in a rush, which is why the Volusia County Sheriff's Office posted a picture that poked fun at one of their own.  >> Read more trending stories Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Grant told the Daytona Beach News-Journal the deputy was waiting out the ...

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Police chief, officer charged in shooting death of 73-year-old woman

An accidental shooting at a citizen’s police academy in Punta Gorda, Florida, resulted in the death of a retired librarian and charges against a police chief and an officer. According to WINK, Punta Gorda Police Chief Tom Lewis and Officer Lee Coel were charged in connection with an August shooting that killed ...

A product with a phrase said by a character played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan (pictured) on "The Walking Dead" has been pulled from a store after a complaint.

'Walking Dead' shirt with phrase said by character pulled for being 'fantastically offensive'

The AMC's show "The Walking Dead" is stirring up emotions, but not for gruesome scenes or unexpected endings.   This time, it's for T-shirts.  >> Read more trending stories The Huffington Post reported that Primark, an international clothing retailer, stopped selling the shirt. The Warwick Courier reported that Ian Lucraft ...

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Caitlyn Jenner criticizes Trump administration for withdrawing protections for transgender students

On Wednesday, the Trump administration rolled back protections for transgender students set forth by the Obama administration in former President Obama’s “dear colleagues” letter. On Thursday, well-known transgender woman and LGBTQ spokeswoman Caitlyn Jenner shared her response to the White House’s move. >> Read more trending news  “Well @realDonaldTrump, from one ...

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