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Hundreds of young chicks and ducklings safe after being lost in the mail

It's Noah's Ark to the rescue, again. This time, the animals that Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove, Georgai rescued were hundreds of chicks, each less than a week old.

Report: High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed

A new government report shows smoking by teens hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed.

New research suggests that what we consider "middle age" might be changing

Why is it that when people reach a certain age, they're considered "over the hill"? New research is helping re-define how we look at aging.

Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut

Shares of online crafts marketplace Etsy are surging in its debut as publicly traded company.

Kind bar controversy: When is saturated fat good?

An FDA crackdown underway on some popular snack bars marketed to you as "healthy." But apparently, that may not be the case.

Deadly flu virus attacks pets in the Midwest

Now to a deadly flu virus that is attacking pets in the Midwest. More than a thousand dogs have gotten sick in the Chicago area. It's called the canine flu.

North Carolina man captures huge tornado coming right at him

A North Carolina man has a close call with a tornado and he has the video to prove it. Sam smith was driving on interstate 39 in northern Illinois last Thursday when he saw the funnel cloud approaching.

Walmart to temporarily close five stores

Walmart customers can't understand what's plaguing the "plumbing problems" of Walmart stores from Florida to California.

Texas mom gives birth to the only set of female quintuplets born in the US

The only female quintuplets born in the United States were born in Houston at The Woman's Hospital of Texas.

Women who believe smoking keeps them thinner, less likely to quit

New research finds women who believe smoking keeps them thinner are less likely to kick the habit.

STUDY: Americans spending more money eating out, than on groceries

A new report says for the first time ever, Americans are spending more money eating out than they are at grocery stores.

Aaron Hernandez sentenced to life in prison without parole

The mother and fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have sobbed and gasped after he was found guilty of first-degree murder.

Crunch time for taxpayers who have yet to file

Wednesday marks the deadline for submitting income tax returns to the Internal Revenue Service.

Man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire gets arrested

Seattle police have arrested a man they say set his girlfriend on fire after an argument.

Senate committee examines Bush-era education law

A Senate committee has begun debating legislation designed to update the much-maligned No Child Left Behind education law.

Christie would push back eligibility age for Social Security, Medicare

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the age of eligibility for Social Security and Medicare should be pushed back for future retirees. And he wants to cut off benefits in the future for retirees with annual incomes of $200,000 or more.

STUDY: Divorce increases risk of heart attacks for women

After heartbreak, a heart attack may follow. A new study finds getting a divorce may raise the risk a woman will suffer a heart attack.

Police: NC college shooting possible hate crime

Police say they are investigating the fatal shooting of a North Carolina community college worker as a possible hate crime.

Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

Percy Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," has died. He was 74.

Autism could be linked with moms' diabetes during pregnancy

New research says diabetes that develops by the 26th week of pregnancy may increase women's chances of having a child with autism.

Bison boom helps combat high beef costs

Bison, it's the meat that's in a bull market. It's America’s original protein, and now its hottest.