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Human remains found in California treatment plants

Human remains have been found in two separate treatment plants in Los Angeles County, authorities said Monday. An upper torso of a female, possibly Hispanic, was discovered in a waste treatment plant in Bassett. It's believed to be related to r

Obama admin. knew millions could not keep their health insurance

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it.

Man arrested for allegedly raping 3-year-old girl, giving her gonorrhea

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's office has arrested a man that allegedly gave a three-year-old girl gonorrhea.

VIDEO: Mother building playground for disabled children

A Louisiana mother has made it her mission to build a park accessible to children with disabilities. She's inspired by her 20-month-old son who has been diagnosed with a rare condition.

Lou Reed, rock legend, dies at 71

Lou Reed, who took rock 'n' roll into dark corners as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, died Sunday, his publicist said. He was 71.

GOP senator: Sebelius the 'laughingstock of America'

It appears Republican Sen. John Barrasso is a loyal viewer of "Saturday Night Live."

Rogers to European allies: NSA keeps you 'safe'

The House Intelligence chief emphatically told CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday that the NSA's foreign intelligence gathering operations keep allies "safe."

Baby formula sold in vending machines

Four chain pharmacies in Beijing started the trial operation to sell baby formula milk powder on Saturday at vending machine.

Brett Favre: Memory lapse 'put a little fear in me'

It can happen to anybody -- forgetting your glasses are on the top of your head, or not remembering a loved one's birthday after celebrating it for decades. Most of us simply laugh off these short memory lapses.

Definition of 'term' pregnancy changing

-- In light of recent research showing that each week of gestation affects newborn health, a leading doctors' group is redefining when a pregnancy is considered "term."