Michelle Palmerton-Decker

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A face in the crowd: A year after most extensive face transplant in history

For 15 years, Richard Lee Norris hid his gun-shot-shattered face from the public, wearing a mask when he left the house and shopping late at night to avoid the curious stares of children and adults. For all intents and purposes, the once sociable Norris had become a recluse.<p>Then, in 2012, Norris …

Medicine

Zimmerman witness says he tried to break up fight

George Zimmerman, 29, is on trial for second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, 17<p>Yamiche Alcindor | USA TODAY<p>Jonnthan Good says he yelled %27Stop it%27 in order to break up fight<br>• Second Zimmerman neighbor to testify about February 2012 altercation<p>Zimmerman trial …

Carter to Deen: 'Let the dust settle'

Former President Jimmy Carter has advice for his friend and celebrity chef Paula Deen.<p>“I’ve known Paula Deen quite well for a long period of time. I advised her to let the dust settle and to make apologies,” Carter said in interview clips aired Friday on CNN. “My heart goes out to her but of course …

Convicted Murderers Run North Carolina Kids Camp

Two former convicts -- after serving time for separate murders -- are running a children's summer day camp at a North Carolina university.<p>Despite …

Crime

Painkiller increases chance of heart attack, health officials advise

Health officials have advised patients with heart problems to avoid an over-the-counter painkiller used by millions after research found that it can …