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Primetime Emmys Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Primetime Emmy Awards. August 25, 2014 - The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are scheduled to be aired live on NBC, with Seth Meyers as host.

Authorities: Man kills 4 children, 2 adults in Texas shooting

A man shot and killed four children and two adults Wednesday at a Houston-area home belonging to relatives of his estranged wife, authorities said.

Georgia case reopened after alleged prostitute accused in yacht death

The death of a Google executive on a yacht is raising new questions about the death of a nightclub owner on the other side of the country -- because of the role an alleged prostitute played in each case.

Report: Feds made $106 billion in wrong payments last year

The federal government is continuing to dole out billions of dollars to people who shouldn't get them.

12 wacky smartphone cases

Not so long ago, a cellphone used to look like a cellphone. But these days, it's not unheard of to see someone talking on a rabbit pressed to his or her ear.

Tyra Banks on future of beauty: 'Uniqueness'

 If Tyra Banks is correct, one day, you will be able to get a nose job as easily as you can buy tissues to blow your nose.

Beating the bulge: Brazil's burgeoning obesity problem

"I saw these seats before the tournament began but it's not a good way to deal with it. It's a kind of segregation," explains Dr. Guilherme Cotta, a bariatric (weight-loss) surgeon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Think twice before you skip the stirrups: Why I will still get a pelvic exam

Ladies: I know you've heard the news that some doctors think you should just say no to your annual pelvic exam.

Riding shotgun in the Gumball 3000

Once a year, a motley crew of superstars in supercars carve out an impossible, hedonistic adventure.