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Can we predict Alzheimer's a decade before symptoms?

One day when she was 76 years old, Rosa Rodrigo took a wrong turn out of a shopping center parking lot and found she had no idea where to turn next.

Baby kidnapped: High-speed chase dashcam video released from Georgia deputies

A Georgia baby is back home with his mom after a scary ordeal. Authorities say a friend of the baby's mom kidnapped the boy and later led deputies on a high-speed chase, with the baby in the car.

Shrimp shortage leads to record high prices; Gulf Coast shrimpers set to benefit

You may have to skimp on the shrimp this summer.

German tourist loses her arm in Hawaii shark attack

A German tourist was in critical condition after a shark severed her right arm while she snorkeled in Hawaii on Wednesday, authorities said.

WWE star Darren Young: 'I'm gay'

WWE superstar wrestler Darren Young publicly came out as gay during an unplanned interview with the news entertainment website TMZ late Wednesday.

RECALL: Dog, cat food could be contaminated with Salmonella

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Florida issues warning about rare, brain-eating amoeba

While 12-year-old Zachary Reyna fights for his life against a brain-eating parasite, the Florida Department of Health has issued a warning for swimmers.

Marion Bartoli retires from tennis - Wimbledon champion reveals 'pain'

Marion Bartoli has retired from tennis with immediate effect, just six weeks after winning her first grand slam title at Wimbledon.

As haze clears, are American opinions on marijuana reaching tipping point?

The question has dipped in and out of the national conversation for decades: What should the United States do about marijuana?

Two dead in Alabama crash of UPS cargo plane

The pilot and co-pilot of a UPS cargo plane died Wednesday when their jet crashed, broke into pieces and burned near Birmingham's airport, officials said.