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Landrieu faces her toughest political storm to stay in Senate

Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu is in the middle of a storm.

Obesity during pregnancy increases risk of stillbirth

Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Neil Young raises millions on Kickstarter for 'Pono' player

  What happens when a rock 'n' roll legend promotes a music player in a world where the iPod, and its smartphone cousins, already dominate the market?

Facebook to make mobile users download Messenger

Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.

Army Corps of Engineers ships massive T-Rex to Smithsonian

Here's a riddle for you. How do you ship a tyrannosaurus-rex skeleton across the country? You Fed-Ex the T-Rex, of course!

Jesus smokes pot in Seattle burger ad

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) -- The advertisement inevitably raised some eyebrows. Heck, it was intended to.

New York's hottest nightclub... for kids

The dance floor was thick with the smell of sweat and alcohol, and tattooed arms waved neon glow sticks through the dark as a remix of Miley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball" filled the club.

Boston Marathon security: How can you keep 26.2 miles safe?

As thousands gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, one sight evoked memories of the attack that spurred widespread carnage: suspicious bags near the finish line.

Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

'Severe' reaction to antibiotics hospitalizes Miley Cyrus

   Miley Cyrus suffered "a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics" and has been hospitalized, her rep told CNN Tuesday.