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Family food allergies 101

Food allergies are on the rise, and are currently the fifth leading chronic illness in the United States.

NFL Network fires Darren Sharper, amid rape charges

 Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been fired by the NFL Network, the channel's vice president of communications told CNN. Sharper had been suspended without pay after being accused of rape.

FL dad loses $80,000 from Facebook post

The former head of a private preparatory school in Miami, Florida is out an $80,000 discrimination settlement after his daughter boasted about it on Facebook.

Oscars 2014 Wrap up

WTH John Travolta?

A school's experiment: Cutting out the classroom

It was just after lunchtime, and 17 kindergartners huddled around a table marked with paint.

Sound machines for babies: Too loud? Too close?

Parents: You want your baby to sleep soundly so that you can sleep too, right?

One more time: East Coast braces for snow, sleet, misery

Will somebody please push the reset button on the winter of 2014?

11 wildlife experiences that could vanish in your lifetime

Earth is in the grip of the "sixth great extinction crisis," say some scientists, with up to 2,000 species dying out each year. These 11 great wildlife experiences could disappear within your lifetime.

Who will win an Oscar tonight?

It's that time again, time to pull out the ballots and read the tea leaves and see who's going to take home the trophies at Sunday's 86th Academy Awards.

Health Minute: Doctors weigh in on e-cigarettes

Tobacco-less cigarettes called e-cigarettes are gaining popularity in this country. They can help people quit smoking, but some fear they can get others hooked on nicotine.