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100 years ago, Death Valley set a scorching record -- 134 degrees

100 years ago, Death Valley set a scorching record -- 134 degrees

The next time you're sweating and complaining that this summer is just too hot, consider this fun fact in weather world history: Exactly 100 years ago Wednesday, Death Valley National Park set the hottest temperature ever recorded in the wo
Oscar winner Jeff Bridges dreams of 'no kid hungry' in U.S.

Oscar winner Jeff Bridges dreams of 'no kid hungry' in U.S.

When I was growing up, I had everything I needed. My wonderful parents, Dorothy and Lloyd, made sure we had nutritious food and they taught us where food came from.
Is cat poop dangerous?

Is cat poop dangerous?

Cat poop could be a "vast and underappreciated" public health problem, according to Drs. E. Fuller Torrey and Robert H. Yolken.
Another wig, another court date for Amanda Bynes

Another wig, another court date for Amanda Bynes

Actress Amanda Bynes stared with a blank, wide-eyed expression at reporters seated behind her in a New York courtroom Tuesday.
Amanda Bynes: Barack and Michelle Obama are ugly

Amanda Bynes: Barack and Michelle Obama are ugly

It's not the kind of political attack he's used to, but President Barack Obama became the latest subject of actress Amanda Bynes' bewildering Twitter charade.
'Food on a diet' helps couple drop pounds

'Food on a diet' helps couple drop pounds

Kay and Mike Alexander's journey to obesity is a familiar road for many married couples. Neither was overweight when they met on a coffee break at work.
‘Steak bandit’ hides meat in his pants, becomes violent when confronted

‘Steak bandit’ hides meat in his pants, becomes violent when confronted

A Thibodaux man was arrested last week after he was caught stealing meat from a store. We’re told he concealed the items in his pants.
Like a great bottle of scotch, this bartender is aged to perfection

Like a great bottle of scotch, this bartender is aged to perfection

What do you expect to be doing when you're nearing 100? Living a quiet life? A slower life? Those lives are far from the case for one Connecticut woman who still works full-time slinger drinks at a bar.
Mick Jagger's hair sells for $6,000

Mick Jagger's hair sells for $6,000

An envelope of Mick Jagger's "washed and trimmed" hair was snapped up for a sizeable sum at a recent auction.
OK homeowner hogties potential burglar, leaves him in front yard until police come

OK homeowner hogties potential burglar, leaves him in front yard until police come

An Oklahoma burglary suspect got the ultimate surprise Wednesday morning. Police say Robert Cole tried to break into a home, but ended up hogtied in the front yard. The picture is making its way around the Internet.
Helping patients heal through the arts

Helping patients heal through the arts

Patricia Repar conducts weekly rounds at the University of New Mexico Hospital not in a white coat and stethoscope, but in street clothes and carrying, quite often, an armful of CDs, Native American flutes and even instruments she has designed
National Hot Dog Month

National Hot Dog Month

Hot diggity dog! July is National Hot Dog Month.
Returning Nathan's hot dog eating champs keep their titles

Returning Nathan's hot dog eating champs keep their titles

Two competitive eating champions defended their title Thursday at New York's annual Independence Day hot dog eating competition.
John F. Kennedy assassination fast facts

John F. Kennedy assassination fast facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. November 22, 2013 is the 50th anniversary of the assassination.
Man accused of cooking and eating the family dog

Man accused of cooking and eating the family dog

A Tampa man is accused of killing the family dog and cooking it for food. Police arrested Thomas Huggins, 25, Thursday night. They say, he strangled a six month old pitbull mix puppy, named Tiger.