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2 military jets crash: 1 in Pacific Ocean, other in CA neighborhood

 A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed into the water off Southern California while approaching an aircraft carrier Wednesday night, the Navy said.

Can exercise monitors reduce obesity rates?

When several health setbacks sapped my 77-year-old dad's zest for life, I had to do something.

GM axes 15 over botched recall

The delayed recall by General Motors that led to the deaths of at least 13 people was due to both the misconduct of about 20 employees, as well as "a pattern of incompetence and neglect" throughout the company, according to an interna

FDA approves drug to treat MRSA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat bacterial skin infections like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, also known as MRSA .

MO - PD: Woman faked cancer for $$$

St. Louis, MO (KTVI) -- A woman that the Belleville community rallied around, during what she claimed was her battle with cancer, is not sick at all.

Dance teacher caught taping girls

Cypress, CA (KTLA) -- Police in Cypress were looking Tuesday for additional victims of a 33-year-old man accused of recording young girls in the dressing room of a dance production company.

Americans finally want world cup tickets

  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The World Cup is just days away, and Americans have finally caught the fever.

Owning a home no longer the American Dream

  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The great American Dream is dying. Even though many Americans still desire to own a home, they are losing faith in homeownership as a key to prosperity.

GM recall: Deciding what a life is worth

Kenneth Feinberg is the go-to lawyer for a grim job: assigning dollar amounts to lives lost in high-profile catastrophes, accidents and acts of terrorism.

Living past 100: Number of centenarians has doubled

  (CNN) -- It is Her Majesty's custom to send a personal greeting to her subjects on their 100th birthdays. These days the Queen of England has a lot more letters to write.