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Researchers retract diet pills study promoted by Dr. Oz

(CNN) -- Dr. Mehmet Oz has been under fire recently for promoting weight loss products on TV's "The Dr. Oz Show" that aren't backed by a lot of scientific evidence.

SC football coach fired after controversial 'watermelon ritual'

(CNN) -- A high school football coach in Charleston, South Carolina, was fired after he permitted a post-game celebratory ritual involving a watermelon that some say is racist.

TN toddler gets stuck inside toy claw machine

A toddler is safe after getting stuck in a toy machine in Maryville. The 18-month-old Colin Lambert managed to climb into the toy machine at a coin laundry shop at 1601 East Lamar Alexander at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Maker Camel cigarettes bans smoking in its offices

Joe Camel isn't going to be able to smoke at his desk any longer. Reynolds American, the nation's No. 2 tobacco company, will no longer let its employees smoke in most places at work starting next year.

Who is Indiana serial killer suspect Darren Deon Vann?

Darren Deon Vann was no stranger to police.

Colorado health officials want to ban marijuana-laced brownies and candy

Colorado health officials want to ban sales of marijuana-infused brownies, cookies and most candies.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

Obama expresses cautious optimism. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training. With multiple developments underway, here's the latest on the Ebola outbreak:

OH teen robs kids at gunpoint for ice cream, potato chips

Cleveland, OH (WJW) -- Neighbors are nervous and parents upset after three young boys were robbed at gunpoint for a bag of snacks.

Border Patrol seizes $2M of marijuana in commercial shipment of tomatoes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have seized nearly a ton of marijuana at the Pharr port of entry.

Canada's Prime Minister says 'terrorist' murdered soldier 'in cold blood'

First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada's capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country's Parliament minutes later.