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GM recalls 524,000 vehicles tied to two injuries

General Motors recalls 524,000 autos to deal with a flaw tied to three accidents and two injuries.

Blood moon returns, and this time it's bigger

Blood moon, Act II, opens soon in the heavens near you. And it will be bigger than Act I.

Third US high school football player dies in a week

A varsity football player from suburban New York high school died after colliding with an opponent during a game, a school official said.

The dinosaur that ate sharks for breakfast

Few dinosaurs have as interesting a back story as the spinosaurus. In life, it dominated the waterways -- a 50-foot-long behemoth that employed its blade-like claws and conical, razor-sharp teeth to annihilate its prey.

Protest group ditches talks with Hong Kong government; calls for more protest

After jarring clashes between pro-democracy protesters and opponents in Hong Kong's densely populated Mong Kok district Friday, student leaders called off talks with the government -- accusing police of allowing the violence to unfold.

Disney actors face 'hardest race in world'

The mission is anything but a Mickey Mouse task: Navigate the world's most treacherous seas, crossing 73,000 nautical kilometers in a confined space with stressed-out, sleep-deprived crewmates.

America's oldest workers: Why we refuse to retire!

For these seniors, the best retirement is not to retire. From a 102-year-old Wal-Mart worker to an activist park ranger, these workers have stayed on the job well into their golden years. The Wal-Mart worker

Frustrated woman quarantined with sheets, towels soiled by Ebola patient

The sweat-stained sheets of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, still on her bed, a woman quarantined in a Dallas apartment said Thursday that she desperately wants her family's nightmare to end.<

Ebola fast facts

Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.

Ohio woman sues sperm bank after racial mix-up

At five months pregnant, Jennifer Cramblett and her same-sex partner, Amanda Zinkon, learned that Cramblett had been inseminated with the wrong sperm, and that the donor was of a different race.