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FDA warns one brand of vitamin B supplement contains dangerous steroids

 Federal regulators warned consumers to avoid one brand of vitamin B dietary supplement because it contains potentially harmful anabolic steroids.

Man armed with bat and knife attempts to rob a gun store -- he fails

As the saying goes, don't bring a knife to a gun fight. Or, in this case, don't try to hold up a gun store with a baseball bat and a knife.

Soldier returns from Afghanistan to learn his beloved dog is gone

A purebred yellow Labrador retriever, Oakley likes to run, swim and get into most everything -- "whether it's trouble or not," his owner 1st Lt. Brandon Harker affectionately says.

7 killed in Florida hostage standoff

A gunman killed six people overnight at a Florida apartment complex before police shot him dead following a shootout, authorities said early Saturday.

Man arrested for shooting 14-year-old boy who was standing in his yard

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot in the head, according to officials. The New Orleans Police Department reports that the incident happened just after 2:00 a.m. on Friday, July 26.

BREAKING: Ariel Castro pleads guilty to 937 counts, avoids death penalty

Three young kidnapping victims could be spared another ordeal because there may be no trial. Castro is accused of holding three women against their will for about a decade.

Bush on shaving head: 'It was the right thing to do'

The decision to shave off his hair in solidarity with a young leukemia patient was simply "the right thing to do," former President George H.W. Bush said in an interview with his granddaughter Friday. "Little Patrick had leukemia.

Scientists give mice false memories

Imagine you're a mouse, and you're freaking out right now because a researcher is putting you into a chamber.

New $444 million hockey arena is still a go in Detroit

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Detroit's financial crisis hasn't derailed the city's plans to spend more than $400 million in Michigan taxpayer funds on a new hockey arena for the Red Wings. Advocates of the arena say it's the kind of economic development

Outcry over Cleveland's missing women

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (CNN) -- Near the areas where the decomposing bodies of three young women were found wrapped in plastic last weekend, angry and frightened residents gather to rally and pray.