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Indianapolis Colts owner enters treatment after DWI arrest

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has entered a treatment facility, the team said Tuesday, following his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Man poses as Secret Service agent to avoid train fare in Boston

The secret service is on the lookout for a man accused of pretending to be an agent for a free train ride in Boston. Authorities don't know who he is yet, but the secret service is determined to find out.

Neighbors want CA woman to remove middle finger statue

A woman in California is defending a controversial statue in her yard of a giant hand giving the middle finger. "Frick frack I say," said June Sortore, the owner of the statue.

FL student recieves 150 scholarship offers

Have you or your kids ever applied for a scholarship? Perhaps you know the thrill if your child receives one or maybe even two. Well how about 150 scholarship offers?

TX Teen asks Obama to make military corps for disabled

A stranger probably sees the wheelchair first. But anyone who meets John Cohen sees past it, fast.

Shift workers beware: Sleep loss may cause brain damage, new research says

Are you a truck driver or shift worker planning to catch up on some sleep this weekend? Cramming in extra hours of shut-eye may not make up for those lost pulling all-nighters, new research indicates.

Report: Alzheimer's more likely than breast cancer in women over 60

Women age 60 and older have a 1 in 6 chance of getting Alzheimer's disease in their lifetime, and are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's compared with breast cancer, according to a report from the Alzheimer's Association.

Toyota to settle Justice Department probe over unintended acceleration

The Justice Department is set to announce as soon as Wednesday a billion-dollar agreement with Toyota to settle a federal probe of the automaker's handling of customer complaints related to unintended acceleration, people familiar with the

Polish students break world record for largest domino chain

College students in Poland now hold the world record for the largest domino chain. Students from the Czestochowa School of Economics created the chain by arranging 4,998 books like dominoes.

Fish tank bursts at Downtown Disney restaurant

A Downtown Disney restaurant in Florida sprang a leak Monday as diners were enjoying their meals. A fish tank in the dinosaur-themed T-Rex Cafe's aquatic-themed area suddenly sent water spewing toward guests.