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This machine makes drinking water from thin air

  Water. A vital nutrient, yet one that is inaccessible to many worldwide.

How to survive 'Take Your Kid to Work Day'

It was one of those mom moments, one of those "no matter how much you try to plan and do for your children, you can't think of everything" realizations. (If you have kids, you know exactly what I mean.)

Female gun instructors in hot demand

If you're a woman, and you're licensed to shoot, then your skills are in hot demand.

A fatal wait: Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list

At least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret waiting list.

4th graders sell pot at CO school

Several fourth graders have been accused of selling and trading marijuana at their elementary school in Colorado. "Yeah it was baffling! Shocking! Surprising," said John Gates, the Greeley School's safety director.

GM's $1.3 billion recall cost wipes out profit

General Motors' recall crisis virtually wiped out its profit for the first three months of the year, as it said Thursday that the cost of repairing millions of vehicles would come to $1.3 billion.

Kentucky postal worker jailed for stashing 44,900 pieces of mail

Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be.

Iowa grocery store hosts hi-jump competition

Shoppers in an Iowa grocery store got more than they expected in the produce aisle Monday. We’re not talking about a sale on fruits or vegetables, but a first of its kind hi-jump extravaganza.

92-year-old KS woman stays young by staying fit

At a fitness center in Lawrence, Kansas, gym rats often get a shock when they learn the silver-haired woman showing them up on the Stairmaster is 92-years-old.

'Baby mama drama' leads to frozen food attack in S.C.

Spartanburg, SC (WHNS) -- The relative of a man whose car was attacked with jelly and frozen food items said the assault stemmed from a domestic dispute that went too far.