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Whole Foods stock takes a dip

 You may still need your Whole Paycheck to shop at organic food giant Whole Foods. But you only need a fraction of it to buy the stock.

Police equip officers with heroin overdose antidote

The New York Police Department, the largest police force in the United States, announced Tuesday that it has received funding to equip close to 20,000 officers with naloxone, a heroin antidote that can instantly reverse the effects of an overdo

Fisherman catches ultra-rare fish in Florida

A Florida man has quite a fish tale to tell. He reeled in a whopper off Boynton Beach and has the pictures to prove it.

Obama: Almost 10,000 troops to remain in Afghanistan next year

With combat operations in Afghanistan ending this year, President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday his plan for almost 10,000 American troops to remain in the country through 2015 if the Afghan government signs a security agreement.

Stores may have received tainted beef

Check your ground beef before you grill this Memorial Day weekend. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service says stores in at least 15 states may have received beef contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

An empty Everest: Perfect time to climb?

At Camp 3 of Mount Everest at an altitude of 7,200 meters, an American woman, 50-year-old Cleonice Pacheco Weidlich, sits in a solitary tent. Outside, fierce winds of more than 50 knots are raging. She waits.

Diet soda helps weight loss, industry-funded study finds

 Most people choose artificially-sweetened soda over regular soda to avoid packing on extra pounds. But what if you already choose diet? Would it be helpful to quit that too?

'Friends' actor David Schwimmer helps police solve stabbing

 The lyrics to the "Friends" theme song "I'll Be There For You" proved to be more than just words this week when actor David Schwimmer helped cops solve a stabbing near his building.

'Friends' actor David Schwimmer helps police solve stabbing

The lyrics to the "Friends" theme song "I'll Be There For You" proved to be more than just words this week when actor David Schwimmer helped cops solve a stabbing near his building.

Rolling Stones back on tour 2 months after death of Jagger's girlfriend

Ladies and gentlemen, the Rolling Stones are back on tour.