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VIDEO: grass 'floats' from heavy rainfall in north Alabama

We've never seen anything like this – have you? It looks like someone is 'surfing' on sod that got a heavy dose of rain on Friday.

CBP seizes over $1.4M of marijuana in commercial lime shipment

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge seized $1,489,000 worth of marijuana that was discovered within a commercial shipment of fresh limes.

Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart stores

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.

Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.

Hopkins to pay $190 million after doctor secretly photographed patients

Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to pay $190 million to settle the case of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and recorded his patients.

5 simple steps to managing stress

Terrorism, shootings, international unrest...the world is full of turmoil right now and for some, that's a lot of pressure to handle.

New York man dies after chokehold by police

Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him.

Pacific Northwest wildfires char a million acres, spur warnings of bad air

Nearly a million acres were burning as 21 wildfires raged in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, fire officials said.

Florida jury awards $23.6 billion to widow in smoking lawsuit

A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.

Scientists debate national minimum drinking age law

On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.