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"Virtual dementia tour" simulates Alzheimer's symptoms for loved ones

Kentucky senior living center uses "virtual dementia tour" to simulate Alzheimer's symptoms for caregivers and loved ones to help them better relate to patients.

Lumber Liquidators CEO quits, catching company off guard

Lumber Liquidators CEO Robert Lynch has abruptly quit the company that is embroiled in an investigation over products imported from China.

Study: Local lockups can be more pricey to run than thought

Running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought. A study released Thursday by the New York-based nonprofit Vera Institute of Justice examined all costs associated with operating local lockups beyond budget line items.

TripAdvisor reviews: New York State is in top ten for best BBQ

TripAdvisor announced the top-rated U.S. states and restaurants for barbecue and New York was rated in the top ten for best state.

A video look at popular gardening apps

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland takes a look at popular gardening apps.

Potentially deadly Takata airbags affects 34 million vehicles

The U.S. Transportation Department announced Tuesday that the Japanese company Takata will nearly double an ongoing air bag recall to 34-million vehicles because of a defect already blamed in six deaths.

Michigan overdoses linked to synthetic cannabis solution used in e-cigs

Michigan authorities say several seizure-inducing overdoses have been traced to synthetic cannabis solution used in e-cigarettes

Egg prices rise as bird flu deaths increase in hens

Eggs prices are climbing as the deaths of millions of hens from bird flu begins to tighten the nation's egg supply.

Bin Laden papers include loving notes, terrorist application

U.S. intelligence officials on Wednesday released more than 100 documents that were seized in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, including a loving letter to one of his wives and a job application for his terrorist network.

THE VOICE WINNER: Fultonville native Sawyer Fredericks

He was a front runner much of the season and now, he's the champion of The Voice.

Theme parks turning aging coasters into new thrill rides

Theme parks are finding ways to give new life to their aging roller coasters. A handful of coasters that had been record-breaking crowd pleasers years ago are reopening this summer after undergoing extensive rehabs.

TV food star Sandra Lee has cancer surgery in NYC

Food Network television star Sandra Lee is undergoing surgery for breast cancer.

The Latest on Waco shooting: Parking spat preceded shootout

Texas police say a weekend shootout involving rival motorcycle gangs that killed nine people and injured 18 apparently began with a parking dispute and someone running over a gang member's foot.

Disney World tells riders to stop using selfie sticks

Disney World is looking to crack down on guests who use selfie sticks on rides at the park.

STUDY: Physical activity in youth dance classes is lower than expected

A new study finds that physical activity in many youth dance programs is quite low: just a third of class time on average.

Obama gets his own @POTUS account, joins Twitter age

President Barack Obama is embracing short-form communication. Twitter has a new POTUS account.

Cozumel claims to have world's first underwater bar

Cozumel is claiming to have the world's first underwater bar.

Researchers at UC Santa Cruz campus close to developing HIV vaccine

A battle is being waged on the UC Santa Cruz campus. One that, if won, will have worldwide implications.

Ireland gears up to vote on same sex marriage legislation for entire nation

Ireland is gearing up for a referendum that could make it the first nation to introduce same sex marriage legislation by popular vote.

Hacker takes airborne control of United Airlines flight

The FBI and United Airlines are now investigating one passenger's troubling claim that he hacked into a commercial jets avionics and took control of a portion of flight as the United Airlines flight was airborne.

US gas prices rise 22 cents per gallon

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 22 cents in the past three weeks to $2.80.