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Report says hate groups on the decline in U.S.

Far-right extremist groups had been on the rise, particularly in reaction to President Obama's election in 2008 and the financial crisis around the same time.

Netflix's deal with Comcast, will not lead to higher prices

  Rest easy, Netflix fans, the online video service is unlikely to jack up costs following its big deal with Comcast to boost streaming speeds. But the partnership raises big questions about the future of Internet video.

Houston man finds newborn baby alive in dumpster

Houston police are looking for the person responsible for throwing a newborn baby away with the trash.

New rules would ban junk food from being marketed in schools

New rules first lady Michelle Obama will propose on Tuesday would limit the types of foods and beverages that can be advertised in schools, officials say.

Care packages for troops sit in GA post office for 3 months

Packages from Georgia senior citizens destined for troops in Afghanistan made it about a mile to the local post office. The boxes were packed and mailed out for Veterans Day more than three months ago.

U.S. will pull out of Afghanistan, if no security agreement reached

We're not bluffing, the Obama administration told Afghanistan on Tuesday in announcing for the first time it has started planning for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops by the end of the year if no security agreement is signed.

Pocket bible stops 2 bullets from killing Ohio man

If not for the Bible, the bullets would have gone right through his heart.

Study: Women with BRCA1 mutations should remove ovaries by 35

A new study on healthy women with genetic mutations that sharply increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer supports the old adage: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

How to avoid spoiling your favorite TV shows on social media

Nobody found out who shot J.R. on Facebook. And none of us first saw Bob Newhart wake up with Suzanne Pleshette in an Instagram photo. But that was then and this, in all its Tivo, Twitter and Hulu-centric glory, is now.

George W. Bush will showcase his paintings in new exhibit

Former President-turned-painter George W. Bush will host an art exhibit starting this April, showing off more than two dozen portraits that have never been made public.