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Not your mama's gym class

It's been called the fourth "R" of education: reading, writing, arithmetic and now, aerobics. But the gym class of generation Wii isn't the same one you probably remember from school.

Woman gives birth in Atlanta gridlock

In the middle of the winter storm that paralyzed Atlanta Tuesday, a mother gave birth in her car along I-285.

Fat, calories, sugar: Nutrition labels getting a makeover

Choosing healthier snacks may soon be easier. The Food and Drug Administration says that updating nutrition labels is a priority this year, although it's unclear when the labels will change.

PA: Woman in jail for selling heroin in Happy Meals

A Pennsylvania woman is accused of using a McDonald’s drive-thru window to sell heroin along with happy meals.

Ugly remnants, signs of recovery after winter storm clobbers Deep South

The otherworldly, icy nightmare that paralyzed Atlanta is slipping into the rear view mirror. Abandoned cars still litter the road, but not for long.

What other cities can learn from Atlanta's ice debacle

A rare mix of snow and ice coupled with poor planning and an area highly dependent on cars was enough to shut down metro Atlanta, infuriating residents as the city became a laughing stock to the country.

Police arrest CA teacher after finding 400 snakes in home

Police found hundreds of snakes, many of which were dead, Wednesday morning at a house in Santa Ana, and the home's owner was taken into custody, officials said.

Analysts wonder if its 'Game Over' for Nintendo

For decades, Nintendo has been among the world's leading producers of video games, best known for Super Mario Brothers and the wildly successful Wii console.

OK: Teen skydiver survives 3,500-foot fall

A 16-year-old is on the mend after falling 3,500 feet during a skydiving accident. That first time jumper was 16 year old Mackenzie Wethington.

Pot is legal in CO and WA, but not at the airport

Accidentally brought your marijuana to the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport?