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More benefits from Aspirin

A new study suggests an aspirin a day may keep several types of cancer away. Researchers reported that taking low-dose aspirin for 10-years could cut the risk of colon, stomach or esophageal cancer in some cases by half.

Police in Missouri shoot and kill unarmed teen, incident sparks protests

Protests in Missouri around the death of an unarmed teen turned violent late Sunday.

Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient, Special Forces legend dies at 70

Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam prisoner of war and Special Forces legend Sgt. Maj. Jon R. Cavaiani lost his long battle with a bone marrow disorder, July 29, passing away at 70 years old, in Stanford, California.

Doctors laud expansion of VA voucher program

 

NASCAR star Tony Stewart hits, kills other driver on track

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver who was walking on a track during a dirt-track race in upstate New York, authorities said early Sunday.

Accounts of college-bound Missouri teen's fatal shooting conflict

(CNN) -- A friend and witnesses say Missouri teen Michael Brown was unarmed and had his hands in the air when a Ferguson police officer shot and killed him, but that account is in dispute.

JetBlue plane evacuated after engine fire at San Juan airport, no injuries reported

(CNN) -- A JetBlue Airways flight departing from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was evacuated Saturday evening after one of its engines caught fire, according to a Federal Aviation Administration statement.

Cruz: 2016 candidates should "stand up and lead"

 

Using a Taser on an 8-year-old? Mom sues police, city

Police warned the 8-year-old they were going to tase her.

Want to get into the Electric Zoo music fest? Watch anti-drug video

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A young concert-goer is seen in a video rubbing white power on his gums. He starts sweating profusely before plunging into crazed drug trip that ends with him alone under the glare flashing lights.

Texas may refuse to follow climate rules

Texas’ top environmental regulator suggested Thursday that the state may ignore a proposed directive from the Obama administration in June to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.

Texas man indicted in death of Alfred Wright

  (CNN) -- A Jasper, Texas, man has been indicted in connection with the death of Alfred Wright, a 28-year-old father of three whose m

Find that hot girl you passed on the street with Happn

The new French dating app keeps a log of everyone you cross paths with throughout the day so you can check through the log and get in touch.

In Panhandle, a growing need for a shallow lake's water

In a sign of just how strapped the Texas Panhandle and South Plains are for water supplies, water systems in the region last week started drawing from a once-empty lake that is now just over