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Dow hits another record high

The Dow rose to an all-time high Wednesday as investors focused on mostly solid corporate earnings.

Cells offer hope for Type 1 diabetes

The e-mail ended with a question that belied the author's pain: "It's a small world, isn't it?"

Teacher arrested for hitting special needs student

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a teacher, Tuesday, for allegedly battering a handicapped nine-year-old child. Nerelyn Lava Soreta, 50, of Baton Rouge, has been charged with Simple Battery of the Infirm.

Stocks flounder as investors watch and wait

Stocks are still hovering near all-time highs. But they drifted lower Tuesday as there were few catalysts to drive the market even higher. The S&P 500 index, Nasdaq and the Dow fell between 0.4% and 0.5%.

Main Street may avoid Twitter IPO. So?

Twitter may be the hottest initial public offering of 2013. But the hype behind Twitter's market debut is not nearly as deafening as it was for Facebook last year. Experts say that's a good thing.

REPORT: President Obama denies saying 'If you like your health-care plan, you can keep it,' at least 29 times

According to Neil Munro, White House Correspondent for The Daily Caller, President Barack Obama has denied telling Ameri

Yemeni Nobel laureate Tawakkol Karman gives away $500,000 prize money

Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkol Karman has decided that the best use of her half million dollars in prize money is to give it all away.

India launches rocket in hope of joining elite Mars explorer club

India has launched a rocket it hopes will allow it to join an elite group of space explorers to Mars.

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Girls in the U.S. hitting puberty much earlier than their mothers and grandmothers

Girls in the United States hitting puberty at a much younger age than their mothers or grandmothers did. Scientists are always looking for reasons, and one of those seems to be weight.