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Joan Lunden shaves head in cancer fight

Joan Lunden made a bold move when she posed for the cover of this week's People magazine. The former "Good Morning America" host appears with sparkling eyes and a broad smile, but without her trademark golden locks.

Woman hitches rides on planes to 46 states

Amber Nolan is stuck. The 30-year-old is in Alaska and she needs to get to the lower 48 -- "or Hawaii." She plans to leave Alaska by plane and it likely won't cost her a dime.

Obama to UN: World is at a crossroads

President Barack Obama took his call for world cooperation against terror, climate change, Ebola and a host of other issues to the United Nations Wednesday, saying the world stands at a crossroads "between war and peace; between disorder a

Four large fireballs reported over USA

The American Meteor Society (AMS) says four large, unique fireball events were reported Tuesday night.

French president: Islamic extremists beheaded French hostage

French hostage Herve Gourdel was abducted and beheaded, a killing shown on video, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland gets restraining order to keep Matthew Prokop away

 "Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland asked for and received a temporary restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, actor Matthew Prokop, her lawyer said Tuesday.

What do women want in a husband? A job!

What do women want more than anything in a lifelong mate? For him to have a steady job.

'Pulp Fiction': 20 fun facts as the film turns 20

Quoting Ezekiel 25:17 from "Pulp Fiction" will likely get you laughed out of Sunday school class.

This cute dog reunites you with your forgotten airplane items

Warning: After seeing this achingly adorable video of KLM's newest employee in action you might be tempted to leave your gadgets behind on your next flight into Amsterdam.

45 infants added to TB exposure list

Health officials have added 45 infants to the list of more than 700 who were exposed to tuberculosis at a hospital in El Paso, Texas.