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'I'm not afraid to die,' says man who will jump off Mount Everest in his wing-suit

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

FDA considering '3-parent babies'

A promising way to stop a deadly disease, or an uncomfortable step toward what one leading ethicist called eugenics?

Bags, strollers, unregistered runners not welcome at this year's Boston Marathon

As part of revamped security following last year's deadly bombings, the Boston Marathon has banned various items for the 2014 race, including bags, costumes and strollers.

New Testament stops bullets, saves man

If not for the Bible, the bullets would have gone right through his heart.

New pain pill's approval: 'Genuinely frightening'

A potent little painkiller is causing a big stir. A coalition of more than 40 health care, consumer and addiction treatment groups is urging the Food and Drug Administration to revoke approval of the prescription drug Zohydro.

California couple strikes gold after finding $10 million in rare coins

Eureka! A husband and wife are reveling in their good fortune after finding $10 million in rare gold coins buried on their property in Northern California.

Former Saints punter sentenced for ‘ponzi scheme’

A former New Orleans Saints player will spend the next seven years in jail for scamming investors out of millions of dollars. According to ESPN, ex-punter Russell Erxleben was sentenced in Austin Monday.

Report says hate groups on the decline in U.S.

Far-right extremist groups had been on the rise, particularly in reaction to President Obama's election in 2008 and the financial crisis around the same time.

Netflix's deal with Comcast, will not lead to higher prices

  Rest easy, Netflix fans, the online video service is unlikely to jack up costs following its big deal with Comcast to boost streaming speeds. But the partnership raises big questions about the future of Internet video.

Houston man finds newborn baby alive in dumpster

Houston police are looking for the person responsible for throwing a newborn baby away with the trash.