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'Doctor Who' turns 50 and fans' lives will never be the same

In 1996, John Reid Adams received a phone call that changed his life. His oldest brother wanted him to record the movie that was airing on Fox one Tuesday night.

Women to graduate from Marine Corps infantry training course for first time

- This year, for the first time in the history of the Marine Corps, the graduation class at its infantry training course will include women.

Obama omits 'Under God' when reciting Gettysburg Address on 150th anniversary

The words, "four score and seven years ago," are the beginning to one of the most notable speeches in United States history, The Gettysburg Address.

REPORT: DEA sees rise in abuse of prescription drugs, K2 use

The 2013 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA) Summary addresses emerging developments related to the trafficking and use of primary illicit substances of abuse and the nonmedical use of controlled prescription drugs (CPDs).

Princeton students closer to getting meningitis vaccine

Pending final approval from the Centers for Disease Control, Princeton University is preparing to provide a vaccine targeting a strain of meningitis in the wake of a campus outbreak, the school said Monday.

Paris police issue second photo of Liberation newspaper shooting suspect

French police have released a second photo of the man suspected of shooting a photographer at the daily newspaper Liberation Monday, as their manhunt continues.

Spam spam spam or Monty Python reunion?

A series of cryptic tweets and a news conference announcement have sparked speculation that the five surviving members of British comedy troupe Monty Python may be about to reunite.

JFK assassination a collective memory for American children

As the 1961 Lincoln Continental convertible rolled down Elm Street in Dealey Plaza, three shots rang out in Dallas, their echoes lodging in the memories of America's youth for years to come.

Home workout videos help iReporter lose 200 pounds

Rebecca Privitera desperately wanted to lose the excess weight she had carried around her entire life. In 2010, she had the opportunity to do it when her employer organized a company weight loss challenge.

From auto shop to sacred space

The old Chevrolet paint and body shop was vacant -- 24,000 square feet of metal and concrete surrounded by a sea of asphalt. But when some members of Congregation Or Hadash saw it, they saw a home.