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Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

Rocket Fans Cheer as Porta-Potty Blasts Off

Rocket Fans Cheer as Porta-Potty Blasts Off

Mission accomplished! A group of rocket enthusiasts launched a porta-potty into the sky Saturday in southwestern Michigan. It made an arc and almost landed on a spectator's pickup truck, 2,000 feet away.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Get Sleep, Lose Weight

Get Sleep, Lose Weight

A new study links sleep with the way human bodies burn fat. Compromising sleep can affect one's weight, vision, and organ function in the future.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Study Finds HPV Vaccine Safe

Study Finds HPV Vaccine Safe

The controversial vaccine was found to have minor side effects, but no major risks. The treatment is recommended to children as early as 8-years-old for both boys and girls to prevent cancers before becoming...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

New HIV Test Kit Appears Over-the-Counter

New HIV Test Kit Appears Over-the-Counter

A new over-the-counter test kit is available for consumers, able to yield results in less than half an hour, but at the cost of roughly $40. While some experts welcome the procedure, some argue that the results...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

Preventing Diabetes, Preventing Cancer

Preventing Diabetes, Preventing Cancer

Dr. Jorge Castillo, a doctor at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhodes Island examines the link between diabetes and blood cancers in his extensive research based on 17,000 cases.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

Soda Vending Machines to Show Calories

Soda Vending Machines to Show Calories

Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips. The move comes ahead of a regulation that would require restaurant chains and vending...

Monday, Oct 8, 2012

Still Cycling at 96 Years

Still Cycling at 96 Years

96-year-old cyclist Sam Cohen may be taking things a little slower these days but he still clocks hundreds of miles on a stationary bike each week.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Women Help Cancer Patients With "Bosom Buddies"

Women Help Cancer Patients With "Bosom Buddies"

Bosom Buddies of Wyoming began meeting regularly about a year ago, and volunteer knitter Cathy Jones has been knitting the alternative prosthetics ever since.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Hospital Goes High Tech

Hospital Goes High Tech

New apps, monitors and software work together to improve your hospital stay. A new state-of-the-art hospital in Fort Worth, Texas is using technology to make health care more convenient for patients.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Free Birth Control Slashes Abortion Rate: Study

Free Birth Control Slashes Abortion Rate: Study

Abortion and teen pregnancy rates both drop sharply when birth control is free, a new study found Thursday. The large study, which studied more than 9,000 in St. Louis, Mo., found that when price wasn't...

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Break-Ins Reported Overnight at Four Restaurants

Break-Ins Reported Overnight at Four Restaurants

Four restaurants, two in La Habra and two in Whittier, were broken into early Thursday morning, apparently by the same thief, police said.

Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Compton

Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Compton

Deputies are searching for a driver who led officers on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle early Thursday morning in Compton, authorities said.

Mysterious Light in California Sky Was Chinese Rocket

Mysterious Light in California Sky Was Chinese Rocket

Residents were reporting see a light streaking across the sky in Southern California Wednesday.

Search for Driver After Car Plows Into House Killing 1

Search for Driver After Car Plows Into House Killing 1

Witnesses rushed to help after 11 people were injured, one of them killed, when a car plowed into a house in Harbor Gateway, prompting a search for the female driver Wednesday evening.

DNC Day 3 Top Moments: Obama Backs Clinton, Knocks Trump

DNC Day 3 Top Moments: Obama Backs Clinton, Knocks Trump

President Barack Obama excoriated Donald Trump's vision of America Wednesday night as he endorsed Hillary Clinton, telling Democrats Trump was betting he could get win in November by scaring enough people...

Woman Caught Smuggling $160K in Crystal Meth at LAX

Woman Caught Smuggling $160K in Crystal Meth at LAX

A 27-year-old woman from San Ysidro was arrested July 18 at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities found $160,000 worth of crystal meth hidden in the lining of her suitcase, customs officials said.