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Sharon Osbourne: Lady Gaga is a bully

Mess with Kelly Osbourne and you get the horns Sharon Osbourne.

Obama visits the clinic

President Barack Obama stopped in a Pentagon clinic for a checkup on Saturday, but it wasn't for a case of the flu.

Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide, relative says

Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who co-founded Reddit and co-wrote the initial specification for RSS, has committed suicide, a relative told CNN Saturday. He was 26.

Florida tackling python problem with hunting contest

Burmese pythons have been threatening Florida's ecosystem for years, so the state is turning to the public for help in the form of a hunting contest to cull the population.

Judge approves medical claims settlement in BP oil spill

A federal judge on Friday gave final approval to a settlement between BP and as many as 100,000 plaintiffs who allege they were sickened or injured by the 2010 Gulf oil disaster.

White House responds to Death Star petition

It took no advice from the Imperial Senate to reach this conclusion: the U.S. government won't be building a Death Star.

Hobby Lobby's $1.3 million Obamacare loophole

By Friday Hobby Lobby would have racked up $14.3 million dollars in fines from the IRS for bucking Obamacare.

Scientists work on new test for ovarian, endometrial cancers

(CNN) — Could the Pap smear, which is already commonly used to detect cervical cancer, also be used to find endometrial and ovarian cancers? A small study suggests that may be possible in the future.

VP Biden: 'Executive action' on gun control can be taken

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that President Obama could use an executive order to get a handle on gun violence.

Report: Armstrong tried to donate $250,000 to anti-doping agency

A Lance Armstrong representative tried to make a donation of about $250,000 to the U.S.