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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.

Wal-Mart wants your used games

Can you beat "call of duty" in your sleep? Then it's time to trade in your old video games. That’s what Wal-Mart is hoping you'll do.

Mom who drove into ocean is silent during FL bond hearing

The woman accused of trying to kill her three kids by driving a minivan into the ocean appeared in court Monday for a bond hearing.

Pranksters in OKC turn waterways green for St. Patrick's Day

Pranksters in Oklahoma City turned waterways green for Saint Patrick’s Day. Officials at myriad gardens are concerned that the dye in the water could harm the animals in the park