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Blue States Barack Obama Won In 2012 Are More Educated Than Red States

States that voted for Democrat Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election have, on average, better high school and college graduation rates than …

Never Been Kissed IRL: 31-Year-Old High School Sophomore Arrested

Charity Stevens enrolled as a sophomore at the New Life Christian School in Longview, Texas in October 2013. On Sunday, police arrested the 31-year …

A Necklace to Save You From That Awkward Date

Running out of excuses to get out of a bad date? A new tech accessory with safety features can offer a smooth escape from any awkward situation, or …

Gunman, 3 others killed in Arkansas shootings

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A gunman shot six people at an Arkansas home Saturday, killing a man and a teenager and critically wounding two boys, before …

Mentally Ill Men Allege 'Shocking' Isolation in Mass. Prison Hospital Lawsuit

Three men who were involuntarily committed to a Massachusetts prison for the mentally ill have filed a class-action suit on behalf of 150 other …

After 125 years, ship rediscovered at bottom of San Francisco Bay

For more than 125 years, the City of Chester passenger ship has been at the bottom of San Francisco Bay.<p>Scientists rediscovered its burial site recently after using sidescan sonar to confirm data first gathered last year.<p>Researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration were …

Teen girl killed in Connecticut high school; male classmate arrested

A 16-year-old girl, described by her family as "a bright light full of hopes and dreams," died inside her Connecticut high school on Friday after being slashed in her neck, chest and face, authorities said.<p>The alleged assailant, a 16-year-old male classmate, was removed by staff members at Jonathan …

Congresswoman helps reunite wounded vet with Army dog

WASHINGTON — For more than a year in Afghanistan, Ellen the black lab sniffed out explosives while on patrol with her handler, Army Spc. Josh Tucker.<p>"Day in and day out, we depended on one another to keep each other alive," said Tucker, 27, a Chandler, Ariz. native who served two tours in …

Have you tried an elimination diet? Weigh in on the food fad

Could eliminating certain foods from your diet prevent allergies, fatigue, or headaches? Some people think so.<p>A recent trend spotlighted this week by the Wall Street Journal involves people intentionally leaving out food groups from their daily diets in an effort to discover and potentially …

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The Problem With America's Twin Epidemic

Remember the days when getting pregnant with twins was a surprise? Now if you’re undergoing fertility treatment, you actually have to decide in …

WATCH: "Rapping Staff Sergeant" Teaches Little Girl How to Take Care of Her New Cast

In a video uploaded by YouTube user Amanda Luhr, a “staff sergeant” appears to be showing a little girl how to take care of the new pink cast on her …

Rapper Severs Penis, Jumps off Building in Apparent Suicide Attempt

Andre Johnson, a Los Angeles area rapper with connections to the Wu-Tang Clan, cut off his penis before leaping from an apartment building in North …

Heart Attacks, Strokes Related to Type 2 Diabetes Drop Dramatically

The rates of type 2 diabetes-related complications, like heart attacks, kidney failure, strokes, and amputations, have significantly dropped in the …

Military hotline aids sexual assault victims

WASHINGTON — One of the first things you notice about the Pentagon's sexual assault support hotline is its non-military look.<p>No screaming eagles or red-white-and-blue flapping in the breeze for the Department of Defense Safe Helpline. Instead, its earth-tone website and brochures and Java Jackets …

7 Powerful Tips for Great Parent-Child Communication

Greater openness is important because, while 21st Century kids are articulate beyond belief—“Did my five year old just bring up greening the …

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Worker lauded for inviting teen with autism to help him stock supermarket<p>Good Samaritans join police in dramatic car fire rescue: Video<p>Officer …

Lab-Grown Private Parts: Vagina Implants Cure Rare Disorder

Four young women born with abnormal or missing vaginas have gained full sexual function after scientists engineered and implanted new laboratory-grown organs created from the patients’ own cells, researchers reported Thursday.<p>It’s the first time vaginas constructed on scaffolds outside the body …

Florida man turns himself in after crash outside day care building

The man authorities say fled after causing a deadly crash at a Florida day care center surrendered Thursday to police at the Orange County jail.<p>Police agencies across the state had been searching for 26-year-old Robert Alex Corchado since the Wednesday crash that killed a four-year-old girl and …

Volkswagen halts sales of Passat, Jetta, Beetle

A faulty seal is being blamed for Volkswagen's decision to stop sale of 25,000 Passats, Beetles and Jettas that came with a particular turbocharged engine.<p>The seal, called an o-ring, connects to the automatic transmission cooler. It can spring a leak, leading to the possibility the oil could catch …

T-Mobile Adds an Even Cheaper Wireless Plan

About a month ago, T-Mobile doubled the data on its basic $50 per month plan, from 500 MB to 1 GB. Now, the 500 MB plan is back, and it’s $10 cheaper.<p>…

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Bride's stolen gown replaced by anonymous 'wedding angel'

Kelly Cays left the wedding gown she had just picked up from the bridal store in the back of her Jeep after getting home late one night last month. She planned to leave early the next morning and take the gown to her parents' home.<p>“The next morning my car was gone, with my dress in it,” she told …

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Woman helps her terminally ill dog fulfill bucket list

When her beloved dog received a diagnosis of inoperable bone cancer, Riina Cooke needed a way to cope with the grief.<p>"When I found out, I was in shock,'' she told TODAY.com. "He watched me cry, and he would get upset when I got upset because he was a very sensitive dog. It took a couple of days to …

The Australian Cast of The Lion King Performs Awesome, Impromptu Version of "The Circle Of Life" On a Plane

En route from Brisbane to Sydney, the Australian cast of <i>The Lion King</i> treated their fellow passengers to a spontaneous, spirited rendition of the …

Top Gun 2 Will Be Tom Cruise vs. Drones, Supposedly

For everyone who has been waiting with baited breath for the long-rumored <i>Top Gun</i> sequel — there’s finally some news that makes it sound as though the …

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Former Beatle Paul McCartney with his wife Linda and their pop group Wings, 1972.

To Sleep or to Sleep With? Study Shows Night-Owl Women Have More Sex, Fewer Relationships

You know what Ben Franklin said: Early to bed, early to rise makes a woman rested, safe, and married.<p>A new study from the University of Chicago shows …