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Autistic teen sinks 1,000th half-court shot

It's like something from a sports movie: A teen in a basketball uniform makes an improbable shot, then gets hoisted on

Will nanotechnology soon allow you to 'swallow the doctor'?

Imagine a swarm of microscopic robots, so tiny that a teaspoon can hold billions of them.

Disney introduces Elena, its first Latina princess

 Disney announced Thursday that its newest princess will be Elena of Avalor, a 16-year-old character inspired by "diverse Latin cultures and

In a hurry? Let a robot valet park your car

Throwing your keys at the parking valet as you sashay onto a flight may seem like the stuff of James Bond films, but already a robotic valet is taking the sweat out of getting on a plane at Germany's Dusseldorf airport.

No drones: FAA only wants pigskin in the air at Super Bowl

 Headed to the Super Bowl this weekend?

Measles cases in California soar

Last Wednesday, the number was 59. Nine days later, there are 91 cases of measles in California.

How your desk should be organized

In the office, your desk is your command center. And experts said how well it's organized can help set the tone and productivity level at work.

Missouri mom accused of murder gets pregnant in jail

A Stover man will spend his life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of a three-year-old boy.

Custody battle brewing over 'Zombie Cat'

A custody battle could be brewing over the Florida cat that was supposedly thought to be dead, buried and found alive several days later.

Nevada telemarketer saves woman 900 miles away

A telemarketer making a sales call from Las Vegas helped to end a domestic violence situation 900 miles away in Oregon on Wednesday evening, according law enforcement officials.