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Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

Boehner flatly denies GOP plans to impeach Obama

House Speaker John Boehner flatly denied Tuesday that congressional Republicans are moving to impeach President Barack Obama, blasting talk about it as "a scam started by Democrats at the White House."

NCAA settlement reached over handling of head injuries

 $75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.

The best sandwich in the universe

A tomato and mayonnaise sandwich on store-bought white bread is the finest sandwich known to mankind.

Dogs on vacation living in the lap of luxury

More and more animal lovers who aren't opposed to splurging on their furry friends are choosing overnight stays at resort-style retreats that offer services fit for royalty.

Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strains

Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.

Sarah Palin to launch her own online news channel

Sarah Palin is again going rogue -- this time to the digital world, with the creation of her own online news channel.

Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts

Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide. Facts:

Martha Stewart Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of home furnishings entrepreneur, Martha Stewart. Personal: Birth date: August 3, 1941 Birth place: Jersey City, New Jersey Birth name: Martha Kostyra