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Corps testing solar-powered Marines concept

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- For years, top Marine commanders have been worried about the amount of weight each of their troops carries. There's the body armor, weapons and ammunition. Those are must-haves.

Iron Man suit, from the silver screen to the battlefield

A U.S. Special Operations soldier kicks in the door of a terrorist safe house.

New Jersey mall gunman found dead hours after shooting

A gunman who opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night later holed up in a back room and shot himself in the head, authorities say. No one else was injured in the mall shooting. Richard Shoop's body was found at 3:20 a.m.

Debunking 4 Obamacare myths: Both sides get it wrong

For four years, we've witnessed a non-stop political brawl over Obamacare. Now rhetoric has again reached a fever pitch since the botched October 1 launch of the new insurance exchanges at the heart of President Barack Obama's signature health car

Obamacare website goes dark for nightly fix-it work

Insomniacs and chronic wee-hour shoppers: Take shopping for Obamacare insurance on the federally run HealthCare.gov website off your overnight shopping lists -- at least for a while. The part of the problem-plagued website that allows people to ap

Girls in the U.S. hitting puberty much earlier than their mothers and grandmothers

Girls in the United States hitting puberty at a much younger age than their mothers or grandmothers did. Scientists are always looking for reasons, and one of those seems to be weight.

Holiday mail for heroes

With the holidays just around the corner many East Texans will be getting Christmas Cards ready to be sent out. While making those cards be sure to remember to send some to our heroes overseas.

Central Connecticut State locked down for 'campus emergency'

 Central Connecticut State University officials told everyone there to get indoors and seek shelter around noon Monday after someone reported seeing a man with a gun on campus, university spokesman Mark McLaughlin said.

A single dose of HPV vaccine may be enough

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine Cervarix appears to provide enough of an immune response to protect women from two strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) and ultimately cervical cancer, according to a new study published Monday.

GRAPHIC WARNING: Man is facing charges after accidentally setting wife on fire

A man caught on camera sparking a gas station fire that burned his wife is now facing criminal charges. The surveillance video was taken last month at a Georgia gas station.