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Study says 'fat-shaming' more harmful than racism, sexism

Fairway, KS (KCTV) -- Startling new results in a study suggest being treated poorly for being overweight may hit people harder than acts of racism or sexism. There is no question that society says, "thin is in."

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 10-year-old crashes truck during joyride in TX

A 10-year-old boy went on a joyride in a relative's truck in Texas. The boy was with his grandfather and a sibling at a doctor's appointment, when the grandfather says the child left and drove off in the vehicle.

MA man smokes marijuana during traffic stop

Springfield, MA (WSHM) -- A police officer saw a driver blow through a stop sign and initiated a traffic stop Tuesday night, but when the man rolled down his window the officer was covered in a plume of marijuana smoke, according to Springfield

How can New Orleans win a future bid to host the Super Bowl?

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- Just like after a rough game, New Orleans is feeling bumped and bruised after losing the 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis. Now the city must look for its next opportunity.

N.O. tech company develops donation app for homeless

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- It can be an uncomfortable situation. A stranger approaches you when you're stopped at a red light or while you're walking down the street. The person asks for money. You'd like to help.

16-year-old earns 3 college degrees in CA

Sacramento, CA (KTXL) -- A 16-year-old is now a college graduate with three associate degrees. Maadhav Shah graduated from American River College (ARC) on Wednesday with degrees in math, physical science and social science.

Own a castle in KY for only $30 million

To buy a home fit for kings and queen, you may have to raid the royal treasury. A castle in Versailles, Kentucky is now on the market for eight figures. Now, your royal childhood dreams could come true.

Are your kids getting enough sleep?

Everyone needs sleep. Getting enough is crucial to everything from attention and memory to mood moderation. How many of us get crabby, anxious or downright depressed when we don't get enough sleep?

Robots will replace fast-food workers

As protesters across the country call for the fast-food chains to raise their wages, a number of companies have begun experimenting with new technology that could significantly reduce the number of restaurant workers in the years to come.

Why Motorcycle business are seeing 650% boost in revenue

In the small town of Mitchell, S.D., Brian and Laura Klock are accustomed to the wind that regularly gusts over the plains where they and their customers ride.