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OK: Teen skydiver survives 3,500-foot fall

A 16-year-old is on the mend after falling 3,500 feet during a skydiving accident. That first time jumper was 16 year old Mackenzie Wethington.

Pot is legal in CO and WA, but not at the airport

Accidentally brought your marijuana to the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport?

Best ways to prevent and treat the common cold

Although the world of medicine has made incredible progress when it comes to tackling certain illnesses, scientists still have not been able to find the cure for the common cold. But there are ways to prevent colds as well as treat them.

Super Bowl host city says NFL has snubbed them

Super Bowl 48 is less than a week away now, and the NFL and fans are gearing up for the big game. It’s set to take place this Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

SodaStream ad keeps ScarJo, drops Coke and Pepsi

SodaStream tweaked its rejected Super Bowl ad at the request of Fox. Scarlett Johansson gets to stay, but references to competitors Coke and Pepsi are out.

Sudden sisters: Tulane pals learn they share sperm-donor dad

Looking at them, you can see the similarities: the nose, the cheekbones, the dimpled chin and long, brown curls.

Closed doors for jury selection in ex-New Orleans mayor's trial on bribery charges

Closed courtrooms. No laptops, phones or Wi-Fi. Bathrooms closed off by marshals.

Cold, snow will blast Southeast; arctic temps to remain in Midwest

It's time to bundle up in the sunny South. A wave of arctic air that settled over the Midwest and the Plains is expected to spread into the Southeast late Monday, bringing a chance of snow to several major cities by Tuesday.

Super Bowl ads, then and now

While Americans are anticipating the biggest day in the NFL season, the Super Bowl, some are also excited to see what advertisers will dish out during commercial breaks.

Marine surprises daughter as mascot at basketball game

A college student in North Carolina got an unforgettable surprise at a basketball game when her father, who was supposed to be in Afghanistan, showed up. It takes a special individual to put on a mascot suit.