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Roller coaster derails, injuring 4 at Six Flags in California

Americans love roller coasters -- until something goes wrong.

Baby left abandoned on New York subway platform

Police say they've arrested a 20-year-old homeless woman on suspicion of leaving her baby daughter in a stroller on a New York City subway platform this week.

Plasma TVs are just about dead

The plasma TV business is fading to black.

CA man shares story after surviving shark attack over 4th of July weekend

A long-distance swimmer in California is recovering, after surviving a great white shark attack! Steven Robles is speaking out about the ordeal and what was going through his mind as he looked into the shark's eyes.

Pope Francis apologizes for church's inaction on sex abuse

Catholic bishops "will be held accountable" for failing to protect children from sexual abuse, Pope Francis said Monday, his strongest acknowledgment yet of what abuse victims have been saying for decades: that the cover-ups have ofte

Nearly 1 in 5 high school seniors have smoked hookah

(CNN) -- The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up.

5 questions about mother in toddler's hot-car death

Much of the focus in Cooper Mills Harris' death has been on Justin Ross Harris, the father who failed to drop the toddler off at day care.

More couples turning to crowdfunding as wedding costs rise

'We're crowdfunding our wedding' As weddings get more and more expensive, some couples are turning to friends, relatives and even strangers to help pay for their big day.

Missouri Rabbi proves barbecue can be kosher

Liberty, MO (KCTV) -- All over Kansas City people are firing up barbecue grills and cooking up all kinds of great food. There is at least one grillmaster who is out to prove that great barbecue can be kosher.

New school in Massachusetts to offer degree in medical marijuana

A new school is launching this fall that will teach you everything you've ever wanted to know about pot.