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A third of Americans use alternative medicine

About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor's office. That's according to two new studies from the National Institutes of Health.

Auto insurers accused of pushing cheap and sometimes dangerous repairs

Car repair shops say auto insurance companies are coercing them to use cheap parts and sometimes dangerous practices to fix vehicles involved in accidents.

You'll pay a lot more to see the doctor with Obamacare

Obamacare enrollees have to shell out a lot more to see the doctor or get medications than their peers with job-based health insurance.

Chapel Hill shooting: When is a crime a 'hate crime?'

The cries from family members and shocked Muslims are clear: Call it what it is, a hate crime.

Ohio school bus driver takes selfie with beer behind the wheel

A shocking selfie has a 'First Student' bus driver in serious trouble. A “selfie” of the driver sitting in the driver's seat of her bus shows her with a bottle of alcohol to her mouth.

Bobbi Kristina Brown case: What we know (and don't know)

Three years ago today, singer Whitney Houston was found dead In a bathtub at a Los Angeles-area hotel.

Keystone XL bill heads to Obama, veto expected

President Barack Obama will have 10 days to issue a veto on a bill authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline once it hits his desk, now that the House has passed a final version, 270-152.

Obama asks Congress to authorize military force against ISIS

President Barack Obama on Wednesday made the case for Congress to formally authorize the use of military force in the war against ISIS, declaring that congressional passage of the measure makes the U.S.

Texas woman high on unknown drug calls 911 for ride

A Lufkin woman was booked into jail Wednesday morning for allegedly calling 911 for a ride while high on an unknown intoxicant.

Captain of Costa Concordia found guilty of manslaughter in 2012 shipwreck

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