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WHO: Cancer cases tipped to soar 70% in 20 years in imminent 'human disaster'

Cancer cases are expected to surge by 70% worldwide in the next 20 years, an imminent "human disaster" that will require a renewed focus on prevention to combat, according to the World Health Organization.

JPMorgan to pay $1.5 million in sex discrimination case

JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $1.45 million to settle charges by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over sexual harassment claims by some of its female mortgage bankers.

How heroin kills you

The autopsy results aren't in yet, but police believe heroin played a role in the death of Academy Award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman -- if not the primary role.

Juvenile charged with animal cruelty after graphic video caused social media outrage

The Alexandria Police Department has charged a 13-year-old juvenile with one count of cruelty to animals Monday morning, after a video surfaced over social media of the alleged attack and caused public outrage.

Sochi Olympic hotels report construction delays

Four days before the opening of the Winter Games, some of the hotels being built for the Olympics are reporting construction delays that could affect the tens of thousands of visitors expected to descend on the region.

The world's most incredible offices: Happier staff, more money?

Ideas flow at Google's London headquarters and so does the whimsy. The building resembles a townhouse where hipsters have run riot, albeit with the funding of a tech giant.

How to avoid digital eyestrain

Our lives have increasingly become more digital today. While some may see this as a benefit, others are finding that it can literally be a pain in the eye.

Chris Christie to take questions on radio show

For the first time since e-mails linked his office to the decision to close lanes to the George Washington Bridge, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to take questions from Garden State residents Monday night.

Wal-Mart: Food stamp cuts to hit profits

Wal-Mart Stores warned Friday that cuts to the nation's food stamps program late last year will hurt its bottom line.

Toyota halts some sales to fix heated seats

 Toyota has stopped selling some of its most popular cars in the U.S., including certain Camry and Corolla models, after discovering the heated seats weren't as flame resistant as required.