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  Elderly woman attacked by mother bear after encounter with cubs

After wildlife officials caught the bears, the cubs were sent to a wilderness area while their mother was euthanized.

  Food vendor fired after video appears to show him spitting on pizza

According to a coworker, the vendor spit on the pizza out of anger because the supervisor kept yelling at him.

Here are the most and least valuable college majors

What you study in college may be just as, if not more, important than where you attend, according to a report that ranks the most and least valuable degrees.

Michael Avenatti says he’s representing a 3rd Kavanaugh accuser

Avenatti said a third woman is ready to come forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Congressman’s siblings slam him in opponent’s commercial

Six of his siblings appear in a TV ad for his opponent, David Brill. They criticized their brother’s job performance, claiming he’s failing his district on a number of issues, including healthcare and jobs.

Kavanaugh makes defense in Fox News interview

Brett Kavanaugh said he was "not going to let false accusations drive us out of this process" on Monday night in a Fox News interview.

‘More than 600 animals’ found abandoned at NC site after Florence

Hundreds of animals were left to fend for themselves once Florence hit.

Police: Naked, chained AL child abuse victim was forced to sleep in dog kennel

New details are emerging after arrests in a horrific child abuse case in central Alabama.

Breast-feeding could help babies maintain healthy weight, study says

New research out of Canada shows that breast-feeding could help babies maintain a healthy weight as they grow into their toddler years.

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea

An Indonesia teenager was rescued at sea after being adrift for 49 days on a small platform made of wood.

YIKES: Rare two-headed snake found in Virginia

The rare, two-headed copperhead was found in a backyard about 20 miles southwest of Washington, DC, last week and is being nursed back to health.

  Kim Namjoon, K-pop band BTS speak at UN youth event

Kim, who performs under the name RM, spoke about his personal history and the group’s “Love Myself” campaign encouraging their fans to foster a positive self-image.

Report: Customers are overpaying on a quarter of all prescriptions

A new study shows patients are overpaying on prescriptions sometimes because they are using insurance, rather than paying the cash price.

Student tackles police officer outside school in CA

Bystanders captured video of a fight outside a California school that involved a student taking a police officer to the ground.

Brandon vet posts warning after operating on dog who ate gorilla glue

The Brandon Animal Hospital said they performed surgery on a Jack Russell terrier that came in after it had chewed up a bottle of the popular glue.

Dallas police fire officer who killed man in his own apartment

Officer Amber Guyger has been fired after an internal investigation related to the shooting of Botham Shem Jean.

Watching Your Wallet: Will Social Security be there when you retire?

Research shows many Americans are concerned with whether Social Security will be available when they retire, but many aren’t saving. NerdWallet experts help explain the realities of Social Security and what you can do.

Still employed, Rod Rosenstein to meet with Trump Thursday

As deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein had been in charge of the Russia investigation.

Police in GA discover drugs shaped like cartoon characters

The confiscated drugs look like candies kids might normally eat.

Pregnant woman found safe after home invasion in SC

A pregnant woman is missing after a home invasion in North Augusta Sunday morning.

Man finds baby crawling across busy street

Cory Cannon stopped traffic with this work vehicle while a neighbor scooped up the baby and returned her home.

The Latest: Prosecutor wants 5 to 10 years for Cosby

Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home

10 days after Hurricane Florence, fresh chaos in S. Carolina

10 days after Hurricane Florence came ashore, storm causes fresh chaos across Carolinas

NC mother gives birth in mobile hospital due to Florence’s floodwaters

Keyanna McIntyre arrived at the mobile hospital at 8 a.m. Friday, 41-weeks pregnant and with nowhere else to go.

Firefighters wash dead fish off stretch of NC highway

The firefighters said the fish were left stranded when the floodwaters that let them travel far their natural habitat receded.

School bus driver fired after allegedly letting students drive bus

The bus driver was arrested and charged with felony neglect after the alleged incident.

Kirk weakens to tropical depression; Leslie forms

The 11th and 12th named storms of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, Kirk and Leslie may dissipate in the next few days.

Antioch church moving forward 1 year after mass shooting

This weekend marks a solemn anniversary in Middle Tennessee.

Six Flags St. Louis will pay you to spend 30 hours in a coffin

During Fright Fest 2018, six people will be chosen to lie inside a coffin from 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14.

Bill Cosby to be sentenced on sexual assault charges this week

The actor and comedian was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

Frying Pan Tower raises new American flag, plans to auction off old flag to support Florence victims

According to the Explore.org, the surviving flag, which the organization endearingly nicknamed "Kevin," will be auctioned off with the Red Cross to support storm victims.

  Church catches fire hours before firefighter’s wedding

Conrad and DaLiza Fernandes were married at a nearby church.

‘I just kept hitting him’: Woman chases alleged groper through subway

Chantal Castanon said she felt so angry she had to fight back.

‘Most amazing act of patriotism’: Boy lies on ground to protect American flag

A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground.

Father claims repairman sniffed, stole young daughter’s underwear

The father filed a police report and is waiting to speak with detectives. It’s unclear what charges the repairman could face.

NJ sheriff resigns after racist, homophobic recordings surface

He and the four undersheriff’s he appointed resigned Friday, one day after a recording of him going on a homophobic and racist rant was released by WNYC.

Kavanaugh accuser will testify next week, attorney says

On Saturday, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee staff she 'accepts' the request to speak to the panel next week about the alleged incident.

Woman has 20-pound cyst removed from abdomen

The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder.

Prison guards find $18 million worth of cocaine inside boxes of donated bananas

Authorities have also found drugs hidden in car batteries, tires and iced tea cans.

Captain Cook’s lost ship might have been found

American and Australian researchers say they're closing in on finding Captain James Cook's lost ship, the HMS Endeavour.

Ted Cruz confronted by mother of school shooting victim

The woman's daughter was shot to death inside Santa Fe High School in May.