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Teen Obsessed With 'Into the Wild' Found Dead

An 18-year-old believed to have been increasingly obsessed with the movie, <i>Into the Wild,</i> at the time of his disappearance has been found dead in rural Oregon. Police, who found Johnathan Croom’s body 1,000 feet from his abandoned car, suspect no foul play and are investigating the teen’s death as a …

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The Battle Over the Business of Recreational Marijuana

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Nearly 10 months after Colorado and Washington state legalized the use and sale of recreational …

After Missteps In HIV Care, South Africa Finds Its Way

South Africa has more people with HIV than any other country in the world.<p>Roughly 5.5 million of its 53 million citizens are infected with the virus. In some of the hardest hit parts of the country, one-third of women of childbearing age are HIV positive.<p>Now, after years of delay and mistakes, …

MTV’s Miley Cyrus VMA Video So Terrible You Watched It 10 Million Times

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George Zimmerman's wife pleads guilty to perjury, apologizes to judge

George Zimmerman's wife Shellie pleaded guilty Wednesday to a perjury charge for misleading a Florida court about her family's finances during a bail hearing.<p>Her plea deal — in which she avoided a felony conviction and was sentenced to a year's probation and 100 hours of community service — comes …

Wal-Mart to Extend Benefits to Same-Sex Partners

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Measles outbreak in Texas traced back to anti-vaccination televangelist

An outbreak of measles in North Texas has so far sickened 22 people, and public health officials are now drawing a connection between the flare-up and a local church whose leader reportedly advocated against childhood vaccinations and linked them to the development of autism.<p>As far as health …