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200,000 bottles of Motrin recalled

The makers of Motrin are voluntarily recalling about 200,000 bottles of concentrated drops for infants over potential contamination with tiny plastic particles

Tokyo will host Olympic Games in 2020

Tokyo has been chosen by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2020 Summer Games. In voting Saturday in Buenos Aires, the committee picked Tokyo over the two other contenders, Madrid and Istanbul.

Hernandez arraignment set for Friday

Odin Lloyd texted his sister in the wee hours of June 17. "NFL. Just so you know."

Drunken driving video confession: 'I killed a man'

Matt Cordle's confession doesn't beat around the bush: "I killed a man."

Texans urged to ensure they're up-to-date on whooping cough vaccine

Texas health officials are recommending that state residents make sure they're vaccinated against pertussis, a sometimes fatal disease that is on track to sicken more Texans this year than at any time in decades.

Both sides contest new hearing in controversial Montana rape case

An attorney for a Montana teacher who admitted to raping his 14-year-old student is asking the judge in the case to cancel a hearing scheduled for Friday.

New Facebook flap: Your face in some product's ad

 A new Facebook policy that allows your picture to be used in a product or store's ad without your knowledge has privacy groups united in opposition.

Justice Department won't probe death of Georgia teen found in gym mat

The U.S. Justice Department will not conduct a civil rights investigation in the case of a teenager found dead in a rolled-up mat at his southern Georgia high school, a spokesperson for that agency said Wednesday.

Nidal Hasan's beard shaved off at Fort Leavenworth Prison

The beard that delayed the Fort Hood court martial trial for months is gone. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the former Army psychiatrist convicted of 13 murders and dozens of attempted murders, is clean shaven again.

Retail marijuana stores? In Washington, more than 300 may set up shop

Up to 334 retail marijuana stores could be licensed to set up shop in Washington state, officials said Wednesday.