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New Samsung Galaxy phone might be controlled by your eyes

Samsung's next Galaxy smartphone might be controlled by nothing more than the user's eyes, according to a new report in advance of its March 14 unveiling.

National Rifle Association to sponsor NASCAR race in Texas

The National Rifle Association will sponsor the NASCAR Sprint Cup event in Texas on April 13, Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage announced Monday. The race will be called the NRA 500 and will be run during prime time.

Trial: Graphic photos, how-to-kidnap searches found on computer used by cop

Graphic violent sexual photographs and evidence of web searches on how to kidnap and cook women were found in the computer account belonging to a New York City police officer accused of conspiring to abduct women in a cannibalism plot, accordin

Manslaughter charges added in FAMU hazing death

Twelve former students now face manslaughter charges in the November 2011 hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion Jr., attorneys familiar with the case said Monday.

Parents say bullying led to 12-year-old son's death

Bailey O'Neill's parents just wanted him to see his 12th birthday. The next day, they took him off life support.

Researchers: Toddler cured of HIV

A 2-year-old Mississippi girl is the first child to be "functionally cured" of HIV, researchers announced Sunday.

50 million compromised in Evernote hack

Tens of millions of online note-takers found themselves worrying about their security Monday, as questions remained about a weekend hack of Evernote.

Buffett says he's still paying lower tax rate than his secretary

Warren Buffett says even though he and other top earners are paying higher taxes this year, he thinks he's still paying a lower rate than his secretary.

Family, medical examiner at odds over how Mississippi mayoral candidate died

The family of a Mississippi mayoral candidate claimed Sunday that he died after being "beaten, dragged and burned," but it's an account a medical examiner disputed, saying "I don't know where that is coming from."

Workers to finish destroying Florida home where sinkhole devoured man

As a giant red crane plunged into the Florida home where a massive sinkhole swallowed a man whole, pieces of the family's lives were pushed into public view.