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Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

As a first-grade teacher, Julie Miller is exposed to a horrifying number of germs on a daily basis.

'True Blood' finale: True to the end

For "True Blood's" series finale on Sunday, fans received a wedding, a funeral, and ... an infomercial starring Eric and Pam?

Caught on Cam: Vehicle runs over child, boy walks away okay

A 6-year-old boy in China miraculously survived being run over by an SUV. The boy was playing with toys near his home when a red SUV drove over him. Immediately after, he stands to his feet and walks!

Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies

Acclaimed actor-director Richard Attenborough has died at 90, the actor's agent said.

Chris Brown's VMA party turns violent; 'Suge' Knight, 2 others shot

Gunshots inside a celebrity-filled Sunset Strip party hosted by Chris Brown wounded three people early Sunday, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman said.

Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates over Texas

A rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.

Some Napa Valley wineries hit hard by earthquake

Napa Valley vintners woke up to a lot of broken bottles Sunday morning.

Some Napa Valley wineries hit hard by earthquake

Napa Valley vintners woke up to a lot of broken bottles Sunday morning.

LIST: Most stolen vehicles in America

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) recently released the most stolen vehicles in the U.S. 

Mourners lining up for Michael Brown's funeral

Mourners began lining up at a St. Louis church hours before Monday's funeral of slain teenager Michael Brown. The line snaked around the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on a sweltering St. Louis morning.