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 U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) speaks as (L-R) Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) listen as they speak to members of the press outside the Senate Chamber June 27, 2013 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The Senate has passed the Immigration Reform Bill with a vote of 68-32.

Senate passes sweeping immigration bill

Some people in the senate gallery shouted, "yes we can," as lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a sweeping immigration reform plan.

The bi-partisan bill would give millions of undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship.

DuBois, Pennsylvania flooding

'Nightmare' flood closes all roads to PA town

A nightmare flood has essentially shut-down the entire town of DuBois, Pennsylvania. Some areas were hit with five-feet of water.

People in about 30 homes had to be rescued.

File photo:  Vice Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright speaks during a farewell ceremony for him at the Marine Corps Barracks August 3, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Report: Ex-general investigated in cyber leak

A retired four star general and former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is under investigation for possibly leaking classified information.

According to reports, James Cartwright allegedly shared info about a U.S. cyber-attack on Iran’s nuclear program.

Hey naked motorcycle guy: Boots go on feet

Hey naked motorcycle guy: Boots go on feet

A man on a motorcycle in Oklahoma wasn't wearing a helmet or very much else when he was pulled over.

Billy Buckley had one boot on his foot, and the other was, um, strategically placed.

Thelma and Louise, the two-headed turtle goes on exhibit at the San Antonio Zoo

Meet Thelma and Louise: The two-headed turtle

What do you name a two-headed turtle that can fit in the palm in your hand?

How about Thelma and Louise?

A man stands outside the Mediclinic Heart hospital in Pretoria on June 27, 2013, where former South African Nelson Mandela is on life support.

Nelson Mandela on life-support

Nelson Mandela is now on life support.

South Africans were seen throughout the night lighting candles and leaving gifts for their former president. Current South African president Jacob Zuma canceled travel plans for toda and police are barricading the street leading to Mandela’s hospital.

File photo: U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon

Pilots eject just before F-16 crashes

Two U.S. Air Force pilots were able to eject from their F-16 fighter jet just moments before it crashed last night.

People near Luke Air Force Base, near Phoenix, say the jet exploded and burst into flames before it went down.

Nutritionist Rachel Brandeis shops with busy mom to find fast, healthy dinners

Too busy to cook? Think again!

For some busy moms, the most dreaded question of the day might be what's for dinner? 

Joy Cantilo of Alpharetta, Georgia, is one of those moms. She is a wife, mother of three, works part-time and her kids are in a ton of activities. Joy said she's just too busy to plan ahead for meals so she's getting some help from nutritionist Rachel Brandeis to help solve her unending dilemma of what to make for dinner. Rachel met Joy at a grocery store with a plan of action. 

How to stay motivated in the gym

How to stay motivated in the gym

Having a busy schedule makes it hard to stay motivated in the gym especially when you're not seeing results. We've been following Mary Ward "Wubbie" Hendrix since October on her journey to lose 60 pounds. The 27-year-old Atlanta-area school teacher is working with personal trainer Mike Granatelli to reach her goal, but is having a difficult time staying focused.

Since our last visit a month ago, Granatelli said he has noticed Hendrix struggling and her "motivation dropping off." He starts her session with a motivational pep talk.

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