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Why cities do NOT want to host the Olympics

The process of awarding the 2022 Winter Olympics is in disarray after two leading contenders pulled out amid growing concern over cost overruns, the use of public funds and corruption.

TX woman allegedly hits relative in face with catfish

Lufkin, Texas (KETK) — Authorities are investigating a bizarre incident where a woman allegedly hit a relative in the face with a catfish over the weekend.

Handgun sales are already way up in 2014

Handgun sales are hot -- particularly compact pistols that are easily concealed for self-defense.

'Gangnam Style' sets new record with 2 billion YouTube hits

As viral videos go, "Gangnam Style" went gangbusters ages ago. But now it has charted a new record: 2 billion YouTube views.

Urban libraries get loud to attract teens

On the third floor of the Nashville Public Library downtown branch, past the hushed rows of monochrome bookshelves and solid wood furniture, a door leads to a place where adult patrons are not welcome.

Shopping trip inspires military doctor to create new treatment for gunshot wounds

You can find many things in Williams-Sonoma, the kitchenware retailer. Cookie sheets. Spatulas. And, oh yeah, an idea for treating gunshot wounds. At least, that's what RevMedx found.

Chris Brown out of L.A. jail, still faces charges in D.C.

Chris Brown is a free man, for now. The troubled singer was released from a Los Angeles County jail just after midnight Monday, a Los Angeles Sheriff's Department representative confirmed to CNN.

Apple set to unveil iOS 8 at WWDC

Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to take the stage at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday to announce the latest features for iPhones, iPads and Macs.

EPA says Obama’s emission regulations will save thousands of lives

For decades, U.S. climate change policy amounted to a hypocrisy associated with bad parenting: "Do as I say, not as I do."

After 5 years held by Afghan militants, what's next for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl?

No one here knew exactly where he was or what he was going through, but this tiny city in Idaho never forgot about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.