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Scientists determine Australian crystal 4.4 million-years-old, oldest piece of Earth

From a sheep ranch in Western Australia comes the oldest slice of Earth we know.

Climbers scale frozen water falls in Minnesota

Freezing cold temperatures in Minnesota have turned a waterfall into a natural climbing wall. And some people have found the conditions are perfect for outdoor team-building exercises.

Mobile apps overtake PC Web usage in U.S.

 Americans used smartphones and tablets more than PCs to access the Internet last month -- the first time that has ever happened.

Credit card issuers urged to provide free credit scores

The nation's top credit card issuers are being urged to give customers free access to their credit scores.

Former NFL star Darren Sharper, facing fresh rape charges, turns himself in

Former NFL star Darren Sharper, wanted in New Orleans in connection with the alleged rapes of two women, has turned himself in to Los Angeles authorities.

Seth Rogen testifies about Alzheimer's disease at Senate hearing

Actor Seth Rogen spoke at a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, addressing Alzheimer's disease and how it has affected his wife's family.

TX city wants to recycle sewer water into drinking water

What would it take for you to drink tap water that had been recycled straight from the sewer? Well, it could soon happen in Wichita Falls, a Texas city about two hours from Dallas.

FTC: identity theft top consumer complaint for 2013

More than 2 million consumer complaints were filed in 2013, with identity theft topping the list, according to a Federal Trade Commission report released Thursday.

Police interupt Justin Bieber's fun in Georgia, find pot in limo

Police searching Justin Bieber's limo found illegal drugs and paraphernalia Tuesday, a police report said.

LA native will jump off Mount Everest in wing-suit

No one has ever intentionally taken a nose dive off the roof of the world before.