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Study: Lipstick could increase chance for stomach tumors

A small study of store-bought lipstick suggests the makeup may be doing more than giving the appearance of plump, shiny lips -- it could be increasing your exposure to toxic metals.

Reese Witherspoon speaks on arrest: I panicked

After canceling TV appearances in light of her disorderly conduct arrest last month, Reese Witherspoon is ready to talk.

SEC and ESPN announce SEC Network

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have signed a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network.

Rescue workers weren't prepared for chaos of Aurora shooting

When a shooter sprayed a movie audience with bullets in a Colorado theater last summer, paramedics were not prepared for the extent of the carnage and arrived with too few ambulances, fire officials say in a new report.

Ricin suspect to appear in court

A 41-year-old Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others will appear in court Thursday where a judge will decide whether he should remain in custody.

Missing Pennsylvania woman reappears 11 years later in Florida Keys

A Pennsylvania woman who mysteriously disappeared 11 years ago has resurfaced in Florida, saying that she just walked out on her family, her life and her problems.

California wildfire burns nearly 3,000 acres

Firefighters continue to battle what has been a fast-growing Southern California wildfire -- one that has already consumed more than 2,950 acres.

Carjacking victim recalls differing demeanors of bombing suspects

During the 90-minute ride of terror, Tamerlan Tsarnaev kept talking. He barked out orders, detailed his hatred of Americans and asked his carjacking victim to remain calm.

Latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

Two weeks after twin blasts near the Boston Marathon's finish line, the story continues to develop -- including new insights and movement on the investigation, the victims and more. New developments:

Latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

Two weeks after twin blasts near the Boston Marathon's finish line, the story continues to develop -- including new insights and movement on the investigation, the victims and more. New developments: