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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.

Gang violence: What happens when you don't die?

Ray Duggan will be the first to tell you just how tough he was. Raised to never run from a fight, Duggan started running with a gang at 14.

Ferocious storms kill 5, leave about 300,000 without power

A rash of severe weather pummeled several eastern states Tuesday, killing at least five people and leaving about 300,000 people in the dark.

Justin Bieber faces misdemeanor vandalism charge in egging case

Pop star Justin Bieber will be charged Wednesday with a misdemeanor count of vandalism in connection with a January incident in which he allegedly tossed eggs at his neighbor's home, the Los Angeles district attorney said.

Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin sentenced to 10 years

U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan sentenced former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to 10 years on Wednesday.

Toddler hot car death: Father apparently wrote 'I'm harmless' on Skout profile

Justin Ross Harris apparently called himself RJ on a social media personal networking site through which he met a woman that police say he was messaging on the day his son was dying in a hot SUV outside his office building.