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HOA blocks playhouse wish for girl with cancer

HOA blocks playhouse wish for girl with cancer »Play Video

Six-year-old Ella is battling a deadly form of cancer.

Her mom says Make A Wish offered to grant Ella's wish for a playhouse.

The builder planned to match the design and shingles to the family's home.

But the Homeowners Association said no.

Clinton urges State Department to release her emails

Clinton urges State Department to release her emails »Play Video

The State Department said it will work fast to review Hillary Clinton's personal emails from her time as Secretary of State.

Clinton urged the department to turn over everything, tweeting "I want the public to see my email."

Detained for months overseas, Oregonian back on U.S. soil

Detained for months overseas, Oregonian back on U.S. soil »Play Video
Stacey Addison (center) walks with her mother, Bernadette Kero (right), toward reporters gathered at Portland International Airport Wednesday night. Addison arrived back on U.S. soil after being detained in East Timor for six months.

She arrived at Portland International Airport at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, hand in hand with her mother, Bernadette Kero, who had been instrumental in getting her daughter back onto U.S. soil.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect's attorney: He did it

Boston Marathon bombing suspect's attorney: He did it »Play Video
This file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Any notion that the accused Boston Marathon bomber would fight for his innocence went out the window Wednesday on the first day of his trial when his lawyer bluntly told the jury that his client did it. 

Weasel flies on woodpecker

Weasel flies on woodpecker »Play Video
T's a bird! It's a plane... No wait... It's a weasel... On the back of a bird!? What? The story behind this photo and hashtag-weasel-pecker straight from the photographer. Jeannie Moos has more.

Dad who admired Superman saved two lives the day he died

Dad who admired Superman saved two lives the day he died »Play Video
Chris Kmetz

A Bothell dad who considered Superman his role model finally had the chance to save lives the day he died.

Man builds neighborhood luge track

Man builds neighborhood luge track »Play Video
A Pennsylvania man is celebrating winter and giving back to his community. For the third year in a row, he's turning his backyard into an icy carnival ride. Keleigh Gibbs checked out the fun.

Stranger pays for bride's wedding dress

Stranger pays for bride's wedding dress »Play Video
A Utah bride-to-be is giving thanks to the total stranger who paid for her wedding dress. She learned of the surprise as she went to pay for her dress. Felicia Martinez reports

Llamas return home

Llamas return home »Play Video
A pair of Arizona llamas went viral last week for running through sun city after escaping their handler. We're now hearing from the man who was holding one of the llamas when the drama began. He's 82 years old and had invited them to his retirement community as therapy for the other residents. Karen Brown reports.