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Medicare paid $23 million to dead people

Millions of dollars' worth of Medicare payments are going to people who aren't alive to receive the money.

Florida mom allegedly forced her three daughters to work as prostitutes

A police sting operation catches a Florida mother allegedly forcing her teenage daughters to work as prostitutes. The mother faces a number of charges, including child abuse.

Saturday's Boston Red Sox victory parade to heal city's marathon wounds

Boston is a land of memory. After all, it's the capital of a commonwealth, not just a state, evoking the colonial era.

Deadly LAX shooting: Why did he do it?

Witnesses to a gunman's mayhem at Los Angeles International Airport are providing the first possible clues to what motivated the attack.

What's in your spices? Bug parts and rat hair

You may inadvertently be getting more than you bargained for when you put paprika in your chicken paprikash.

Tokyo travel: 11 things to know before you go

After a setback from the natural and nuclear disasters of 2011, tourism has rebounded in Tokyo.

New cases of deadly virus emerge in Middle East

Four more cases of a possibly fatal respiratory virus have been confirmed in Oman and Saudi Arabia, according to the World Health Organization.

House committee subpoena's Sebelius over health website woes

The Republican-led House Oversight Committee has subpoenaed Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as part of its effort to obtain documents and other information about the embattled HealthCare.gov website, a committee spokesman tells CNN's Lis

High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions

A new study from the National Academy of Sciences finds that high school athletes remain at risk for concussions -- and may be their own worst enemies.

Stocks fall on Fed hangover

The bull continues to look like it's running out of steam.