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42 measles cases linked to Disneyland

Happiness isn't the only contagious thing at Disneyland in California.

Dog shot with 90 shotgun pellets, recovering and needing a home

A pit bull was badly wounded after being hit by up to 90 shotgun pellets. Abby's Angels, a Greenville animal rescue currently is caring for him.

Mom who faked daughter's cancer won't serve any prison time

The woman who lied about her daughter's cancer diagnosis won't serve any time in prison for endangering the life of her child.

Get texts from your 'Invisible Boyfriend'

Are you lonely? Bored?

130K pages of Air Force UFO files posted online

 It's a win for the UFO believers. Secret government files on the possible existence of unidentified flying objects are no longer secret.

Exploding Kittens sets fire to Kickstarter

It's like UNO, except there are goats, magical enchiladas and kittens that can kill you. And that's apparently enough for people to pledge a gajillion dollars. Matthew Inman, the cartoonist and grammar enthusiast behind the popular comic web

Obama makes historic 'transgender' reference in SOTU

President Barack Obama became the first president to use the words "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" in a State of the Union on Tuesday night, issuing an historic call for protections for individuals of any s

The worms that invade your brain

Once you consume them, they can move throughout your body -- your eyes, your tissues and most commonly your brain.

Yemen unrest throws wrench in Obama's terror message

The unraveling security situation in Yemen -- the same country President Barack Obama cited as a model for his fight against ISIS -- could throw the President's counterterror message into question ahead of Tuesday's State of the Union address. I

VIDEO: 1 killed in Cincinnati bridge collapse

Several hundred tons of concrete fell from an overpass and crashed onto Interstate 75 in Cincinnati, killing a construction worker.