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Lion cubs pass first swim test at National Zoo

The National Zoo's four African lion cubs will soon be on display after passing one serious test.

Video of NFL player goes viral for positive reasons

A Texas teen has become an internet superstar after his friend posted a video of them playing football. That friend happens to be Houston Texans' defensive end J.J. Watt.

Jay Leno among celebrities protesting Beverly Hills Hotel

  The Beverly Hills Hotel has been a haven for Hollywood's elite since 1912 -- two years before the City of Beverly Hills was even created. But now some stars are rushing for the exits.

Dems use holocaust image in CA city council race

A candidate for Fresno City Council tried to make a point about urban blight. But ended up potentially offending thousands.

Graphic sex ed book concerns parents in Missouri

An e-book on sex education has outraged some parents in Missouri. They say the book goes too far with cartoon drawings of naked people and others involved in sexual acts.

Tire smashes into bus windsheild, injures 4 in NY

A fast-moving car lost its tire and the wheel crashed through the front windshield of a New Jersey bus. The damage to the driver's side window shows a frightening impact. A tire came off this car heading northbound.

Monica Lewinsky writes about affair with Bill Clinton

Saying "It's time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress," Monica Lewinsky is writing for the first time about her affair in the 1990s with President Bill Clinton.

iPhone bug leaves emails vulnerable

Apple says its encrypts email attachments you receive on your iPhone or iPad -- but it doesn't, according to a security researcher.

NC girl is golf prodigy at 3-years-old

A three-year-old girl has set her sights on the professional golf ranks. With each hit little Riley Adkins' focus becomes more intense.

5 things you can't buy with a credit card

Marijuana. Mug shot removal services. Lottery tickets. Gambling. Online porn. Try to make one of these purchases with your credit card and you will likely be denied.