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FDA issues warning concerning popular Z-Pak antibiotic

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new warning about one of the most popular antibiotics in the United States.

Twinkies due on shelves by summer, $410 million bid OK'd

Twinkies and other Hostess snacks could be back on shelves by this summer after a successful $410 million bid for the business.

Judge enters not guilty plea for accused Aurora theater shooter

A judge on Tuesday entered a standard plea of not guilty for James Holmes, the man suspected in a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater, after he and his attorneys said they were not ready to enter a plea.

Defense attorney files motion to dismiss Steubenville rape case

The attorney who represents one of the two defendants charged with raping a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville, Ohio, filed a motion Monday to dismiss the case.

Conclave to elect new pope set to begin

Moving in solemn procession through rooms rich with painting and history, the Catholic cardinals Tuesday went into the Sistine Chapel, where they will take part in the secret election of a new pope.

Colorado theater shooting suspect could plead insanity

The sanity of James Holmes, the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooting suspect, may be a major issue at his arraignment Tuesday.

Metal messenger: Stove pipes papal pronouncement to the world

Cardinals from around the world are gathering in Michelangelo's masterpiece the Sistine Chapel for a conclave to elect a new pope.

Teen tragedy: 5 die in fiery collision with tanker truck in Texas

At the intersection of the two country roads, charred debris lies strewn haphazardly. The earth around it is scorched for yards around.

TSA stands by knife decision

Nikki Stern lost her husband in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and she doesn't understand why knives would be allowed in airplane cabins 12 years later.

Jane Lynch and Wilmer Valderrama Joining the New Animated Comedy "Murder Police" on FOX

Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch (GLEE) and fan favorite Wilmer Valderrama (“That ’70s Show”) will lend their arresting voices as series regulars to the new animated comedy series MURDER POLICE on FOX.  From David A.