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Put your clothes on, a motherly Sinead O'Connor advises Miley Cyrus

Stop stripping. Stop letting yourself be "pimped." And for heaven's sake, stop licking sledgehammers, Miley.

Fundraising for Colorado flood victims lags far behind need

Fundraising efforts for victims of the Colorado floods have fallen far short of the billions of dollars in estimated damage.

Home mortgage rates drop again

Mortgages got more affordable again this week. The average interest rate for the most popular kind of home loan, the 30-year fixed rate, fell to 4.22%, down from 4.32% a week earlier.

Stocks fall again on Washington woes

Stocks fell again Thursday as Washington remains paralyzed and the nation approaches the deadline for raising the U.S. debt ceiling.

Kaley Cuoco's engagement began with a fight

Tennis player Ryan Sweeting likes to keep fiancèe Kaley Cuoco on her toes.

Bionic leg helps shark-attack victim walk

Craig Hutto lost his right leg in a shark attack when he was 16 years old.

5 questions for NBA star Jeremy Lin

It was only a year and a half ago that a phenomenon swept the globe and made basketball fans a little, well, "Linsane."

Beef recall for meat in 'National School Lunch Program'

Central Valley Meat Company, a Hanford, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 89,720 pounds of ground beef that may contain small pieces of plastic, the U.S.

Inmate charged with kidnapping, rape for incident involving correctional officer

An officer at the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center was held captive by an inmate and sexually assaulted, officials say.