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Uncle left 9-year-old twins home alone for months, officials say

A pair of 9-year-olds in New Hampshire who were left alone for days at a time over five months in their family's apartment with just ramen noodles to eat and no operable telephone are now safely in the care of their parents, according to a

'Am I Going Down?' New app analyzes odds of your flight crashing

If you're flying on a Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on any given day, there's a one in 4,068,434 chance that your plane will crash.

'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let it Go'

You can't escape Disney's hit phenomena, "Frozen." It is the highest grossing animated film of all time, and is now one of Disney's top franchises.

Rapper Tiny Doo facing long prison sentence over lyrics

Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper's violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy.

Injury forces Black Keys to cancel European tour

A "serious" shoulder injury to drummer Patrick Carney has led the Black Keys to cancel the upcoming European leg of their world tour.

Is proton therapy the 'magic bullet' for cancer?

Even after decades of battling one of the world's biggest killers, the treatment of cancer is still an inexact science.

Tom Brady weighs in on 'Deflategate': 'I didn't alter the ball'

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday he didn't deflate footballs at Sunday's AFC championship game. "I didn't alter the ball in any way," Brady told reporters.

GalaxyBerry? Samsung-BlackBerry rumor is back

  BlackBerry and Samsung both shot down rumors last week that Samsung was interested in buying BlackBerry. But investors are ignoring those denials.

Is proton therapy the 'magic bullet' for cancer?

 Even after decades of battling one of the world's biggest killers, the treatment of cancer is still an inexact science.

Outbreak of 51 measles cases linked to Disneyland

 Happiness isn't the only contagious thing at Disneyland in California.