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More tiny preemies survive, but may face lifelong challenges

As the smallest baby ever delivered at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center, Alexis Clarke has amazed even her doctors. Born six months ago weighing barely 11 ounces — less than a can of soda — little Alexis now tops the scales at more than 7 pounds.<p>Her mother, Laurie Clarke, is …

Rabbis accused of kidnapping husbands for a fee

Following a raid, two Jewish rabbis have been accused of running a kidnapping-for-hire ring where wives, desperate for divorce, paid thousands to have their husbands abducted, and in some cases, tortured to comply. NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports.

Extra bites for mom could mean future fat for baby: study - TODAY.com

Today<p>Expectant moms often justify an extra slice of cheesecake or late night pizza by saying they’re eating for two. But they might want to temper those indulgences. A new study published Tuesday in <i>PLoS Medicine</i>, says pregnant women who gain excessive amounts of weight contribute to their children …

Recipe: Scalloped Potatoes with Onions and Cheddar Cheese

Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a medium sized (1-1/2 to 2 quart) gratin or baking dish.<p>In a large Dutch oven, melt the butter over medium …

Military women say sexual assault and harassment remain

COLORADO SPRINGS — A recently graduated cadet remembers waiting for her accused rapist at the Air Force Academy to be brought to justice. A former sailor, now living in Denver, talks of being sexually harassed by shipmates and eventually forced to leave the Navy after she reported a subordinate's …

Capture of Mexican mob boss began with a fed-up informant

MEXICO UNDER SIEGE<p>Capture of Mexican mob boss began with a fed-up informant<p>Insider gave up 'El Teo' to help 'clean up my country.' The hit to the Tijuana drug cartel has brought peace in Baja.<p>July 20, 2013|By Richard Marosi<p>Teodoro "El Teo" Garcia Simental is held by police in Mexico… (Alfredo …

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Why Adding 21,000 Border Patrol Is A Dysfunctional Plan That Will Waste Billions

Today’s second segment in our three part series will focus on law enforcement on our border. Since our experts are from Texas, that will be our main geographic area of focus. Some background is in order. It should be clear that today all of our border law enforcement agencies come under the purview …

Synthetic Drug 'Bath Salts' Trumps Methamphetamine In Addictiveness, Study Finds

The infamous drug bath salts, which rose to notoriety the last year, now has some even stronger evidence to its mighty addictiveness. A new study finds that the active ingredient in the drug trumps even the most addictive substances we know, namely methamphetamine. The study, using rats who became …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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Amazing Color Photos Of America Preparing For World War II

We've written about the Library of Congress' incredible collection of color photos from the early 1940s before. We decided to take another look, this time highlighting how the country mobilized for World War II.

Pentagon Officials Defend Sexual Assault Response, Pledge To Eliminate Problem

As Congress debates the latest National Defense Authorization Act amid rancor over how to best combat the military sexual assault crisis, the Pentagon is wrestling with a growing list of related scandals -- from its military academies to its Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.<p>Col. Alan …

Father: Teen Jailed For Facebook Comment Beaten Up Behind Bars

The family of Justin Carter, the 19-year-old Texas gamer who made offensive Facebook comments that landed him in jail, is working with new urgency to get his $500,000 bail reduced because they say he's getting beat up behind bars.<p>"Without getting into the really nasty details, he's had concussions, …

Edward Snowden asylum: countries approached and their responses

According to a statement from WikiLeaks, the US whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in a total of 21 countries. Snowden, who has been …

Bradley Manning’s Prosecution Rests Its Case