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'Can't wait to meet her in person': Justin Bieber, Malala Yousafzai talk online

Justin Bieber's newest friend is Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived an attack by the Taliban and now advocates for girls' rights.

Joan Rivers 'stands behind' Gaza quotes: 'War is hell'

Comedienne Joan Rivers says she will "stand behind" what she told a paparazzo about not feeling sadness for civilians killed in Gaza.

Got medical debt? Your FICO credit score may go up

 If you have loads of medical debt in collections, you could see your credit score go up soon.

Louisiana councilman arrested for Moon Pie theft, abuse of power

John Givens, who represents District 5 on Baker, LA's City Council, turned himself in to Baker Police investigators at 7:30 Thursday morning.

Vibrio vulnificus: What is the summertime bacteria?

You've likely heard of a "flesh-eating bacteria" hitting Florida and other states this summer. While the bacteria are real, public health officials say the "flesh-eating" part is not.

Fans backing Weird Al for Super Bowl halftime

Will the Super Bowl "Dare to Be Stupid"? If an Internet petition has its way, yes.

Orders pour in for retirees' unique syrup

Travis and Joyce Miller might have the most fragrant garage in the Shenandoah Valley.

Beyonce will perform, receive honor at MTV VMAs

It might be time to rename the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards as MTV's Beyonce Awards.