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Quadruplets Are All Home with Dad Carlos Morales Two Months After His Wife's Tragic Death in Childbirth

<i>Following his wife’s tragic death just hours after giving birth, Carlos Morales is raising newborn quadruplets on his own. Subscribe now for instant</i> …

Photographer Creates Clever Pinhole Headgear to Capture Unique Selfies

They say <i>you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.</i> But whenever ‘they’ said that, photographer Ignas Kutavicius clearly wasn’t listening. Case in point: …

Your Guide To ‘Serial,’ The True Crime Podcast Everyone Is Freaking Out About Right Now

If you’ve spent any substantial amount of time on the Internet in the past week or so, or spent any substantial amount of time with anyone who has, you’ve probably been introduced to <i>Serial</i>, the new <i>This American Life</i> sister podcast that is taking the world by storm. Created by longtime <i>TAL</i> producer …

Already snowed under, Buffalo braces for up to 3 feet more

See rescue of people trapped in snowstorm<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p><b>NEW:</b> Authorities worry some buildings could collapse when snow sops up rain<br>• Storm's death toll is 10<br>• NFL game moved to Detroit's Ford Field on Monday<br>• Snow drifts have trapped people in their homes<p><i>Are you there? Share images, if you can</b> …

Give Us a Few Flips, And We’ll Give You the World…in The Daily Edition

The Daily Edition is a new essential for Flipboard readers who want a fast, definitive roundup of the day’s news—with a little bit of fun thrown in …

Ringleader sentenced to life in Joliet strangulations

For the second time this month, Jamille Kent on Monday took the witness stand to tell a Will County judge about what life has been like since her son, Terrance Rankins, and his friend, Eric Glover, were found strangled in a Joliet apartment just down the road from her home.<p>Prosecutors have said …

Suspect in slayings of McStay family of four pleads not guilty

The suspect in the slayings of a family of four from Fallbrook, including two children, was escorted quickly into a Victorville courtroom, where he plead not guilty Wednesday before a battery of TV and still cameras.<p>Dressed in a light blue dress shirt and dark tie, Charles “Chase” Merritt, 57, sat …

Family of Missing Pregnant Woman Erin Corwin Prays for a Miracle

Erin Corwin was preparing for her mother to visit, and was planning to surprise her with the news that she was two months pregnant.<p>On June 28, while …

Kristen Johnston on Her Lupus Battle: 'Every Single Day Is a Gift'

When she struggled scaling a flight of stairs last summer, Kristen Johnston knew something was wrong – but she just didn’t know what.<p>“I went to 17 …

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8 Safety Rules You May Think You Don't Need

As parents, we often have conflicted feelings about safety: On the one hand, we can sometimes be too cautious, overestimating our child's level of risk of a particular danger. And at the same time, we can completely dismiss certain hazards, assuming our child would never be affected.<p>This is …

Michael Kors Launches "Jet Set Go" To Make Your Holiday Shopping More Fun

http://youtu.be/quLQ1S02GQY<p>Kick off your holiday shopping with Michael Kors and curated collections by stylish jet-setters! The designer has just …

Kate Middleton Twirls Hair, Internet Explodes

Remembrance Day is observed in Britain on the Sunday closest to Armistice Day. Traditionally, the royal family lays a wreath, there’s a moment of …

Exclusive Video: World’s Biggest Pig Revealed

Changing Planet<p><b>Meet the giant forest hog, which at up to 600 pounds (275 kilograms) brings home the record-setting bacon as the world’s biggest pig.</b><p>Despite its imposing size, there’s relatively little known about the African species, a bristly black animal with prominent cheeks and sharp tusks. In …

Ryan Lochte Injured by Excited Fan

Olympic swimming champ Ryan Lochte will be spending some time on dry land – the gold medalist injured his left knee in a freak accident involving an …

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James Holmes Trial: 'Self-Satisfying, Offensive Smirk' Is Not Evidence

The so-called "smirk" that Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes allegedly gave to investigators shortly after the shooting is too ambiguous to be presented at trial, ruled district court Judge Carlos Samour.<p>The Denver Post reports that while Samour won't allow jurors to hear about the …

Oklahoma couple draw attention with tribal gay marriage

CONCHO, Okla. — Darren Black Bear and Jason Pickel hadn't even planned to send invitations to their upcoming wedding.<p>They're small-town people, they said, and planned an intimate, no-frills celebration of their love.<p>"I intended to tell people, 'Hey, we're getting married. Come on down and have …

Cousin charged in stabbing death of NY woman and 4 children

NEW YORK — Authorities have arrested and charged a man with five counts of murder after a mother and her four young children were found stabbed to death in a bloody rampage in Brooklyn late Saturday night.<p>Ming Don Chen, 25, a cousin of the slain children’s father, implicated himself in the horrific …

Police search for a motive in Nevada middle school shooting that left two dead

The 12-year-old Nevada boy who fatally shot a Marine veteran teacher and wounded two schoolmates Monday brought the gun from home and attempted to enter the school building before shooting himself, police said.<p>Middle school student Jose Cazares said on the TODAY show Tuesday that one of the …

Carol Burnett honored with Mark Twain Prize

The<p>Mark TwainPrize for American Humor was awarded to Carol Burnett on Sunday night. The ceremony in Washington included appearances by Julie Andrews,Tina Fey, Vicki Lawrence, Tony Bennett and Burnett herself.<p>Although the prize officially "recognizes people who have had an impact on American society …

Rep. Sanford's fiancee speaks out on affair

Rep. Mark Sanford's fiancée, Maria Belen Chapur, says she is "happy" in her relationship with the Republican congressman.<p>Chapur gave her first extended remarks about her relationship with Sanford, a former South Carolina governor whose political career was derailed by his extramarital affair, to …

Much Earlier Split for Neanderthals, Humans?

Study challenges thinking on last common ancestor of Neanderthals, humans.<p><b>In the ranks of prehistoric humans, Neanderthals were our closest relatives.</b><p>We were so close, in fact, that our species interbred with theirs. Tracing back our lineages, there must have been a last common ancestor of <i>Homo</i> …

Mozambique's Renamo 'ends 1992 peace deal' after raid

<b>Mozambique's opposition Renamo movement has ended a 1992 peace accord after government forces attacked the base of its leader, Afonso Dhlakama.</b><p>The government forces captured the Sathunjira base in central Mozambique, forcing Mr Dhlakama to flee.<p>About a million people were killed in the civil war …

Ohio Kidnapping Victims Sign Book Deal To Tell Their Story Of Captivity

Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, two of the victims of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, have signed a book deal with Pulitzer Prize winner Mary Jordan to tell their story.<p>Between 2004-2006, Ariel Castro kidnapped Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, and held the girls captive for over …

Report of suicide bid underscores desperation of US ship's crew jailed in India

The plight of a crew from an American ship that protects merchant vessels from piracy has become more desperate, with a report that the chief engineer tried to kill himself after Indian authorities raided the ship and threw everyone aboard in jail on dubious charges.<p>Police in a southern Indian port …