50-year sentence ordered in 2011 Kennewick home invasion, jewelry store robbery

Vicente Guizar Figueroa, 21, was ordered Aug. 25, 2016, to serve 50 years in prison for the 2011 kidnapping of a Kennewick, Wash., family. Vicente Figueroa was one of three gunmen who forced their way into the home and ordered the father to take them to his store, Touchstone Jewelers, so they could steal the inventory. Vicente Figueroa already is serving almost 30 years in a California prison for a nearly identical crime.

How a slow cooker can be a college kid’s go-to appliance

The humble slow cooker is all college students need to pack this fall to stay well-fed. College students can use a slow cooker for simple things like canned soup. Authors Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough and Anupy Singla give tips and recipes for slow cookers for college students

RedBlueAmerica: Is foundation a problem for Clinton’s candidacy?

Critics say Donald Trump’s campaign is too cozy with Russia, but Hillary Clinton may have problems of her own. Critics charge that foreign governments gained access to Clinton when she served as secretary of state by making donations to a charity, the Clinton Foundation, overseen by her family. Clinton says the foundation will stop taking foreign donations if she’s president, but Republican critics have called for the organization to be shut down entirely.

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They're yours you know? Happy 100th to The National Park Service

They're yours you know? The National Park Service turned 100 years old on August 25, 2016. This video will take you from 0-100.
Mathew John National Park Service
They're yours you know? Happy 100th to The National Park Service 2:13

They're yours you know? Happy 100th to The National Park Service

Heartfelt talk with crowd at standoff brings Kansas City police officer to tears 3:21

Heartfelt talk with crowd at standoff brings Kansas City police officer to tears

Young entrepreneurs run lemonade stand to raise money for fair, carnival admission 0:54

Young entrepreneurs run lemonade stand to raise money for fair, carnival admission

Opening of Sage Crest Elementary School 1:24

Opening of Sage Crest Elementary School