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'Duck Dynasty' star suspended after anti-gay remarks

Is this man simply expressing his beliefs or spewing bigotry?

When routine surgeries go wrong

When Nailah Winkfield took her daughter to Children's Hospital & Research Center in Oakland, California, for a tonsillectomy, she thought it would be a short stay.

So you have high blood pressure? New guidelines suggest maybe you don't

New guidelines for the management of hypertension suggest that people 60 or older might be able to handle higher blood pressure readings than originally thought.

Forbes lists Dwayne Johnson as 2013's highest-grossing actor

Dwayne Johnson did not have the highest-grossing movie of the year, but he still has reason to celebrate.

More students think marijuana is OK

Most teens may be "Above the Influence" when it comes to cocaine and cigarettes, but marijuana use is growing among students.

Did you win? Numbers announced for $636 million Mega Millions jackpot

This holiday season just got a lot merrier for two insanely lucky people. Two tickets matched the winning numbers in Tuesday night's $636 million Mega Millions jackpot.

You won the big one, now what?

Somebody might wake up Wednesday a whole lot richer. Heck, some of us are going to stay up to see if we're the lucky one or two who hits Tuesday night's $586 million Mega Millions jackpot.

Obama to meet with tech bosses after judge rules on NSA data-mining

President Barack Obama will meet with more than a dozen tech company bosses Tuesday, one week after industry leaders asked the government to change its spying practices.

Facebook launches video ads

Facebook is rolling out a feature Tuesday that will allow advertisers to play videos in users' news feeds.

Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell gets 30 years for pill mill

The Philadelphia abortion doctor who was convicted of first-degree murder for killing babies that were born alive in his clinic has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for running a pill mill out of the same clinic, according to a U.S.