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Eating breakfast may not matter for weight loss

Eating breakfast may not matter for weight loss

"Eat breakfast!" nutrition experts have been telling us for decades. It revs your metabolism! It keeps you from overindulging at lunch! It helps you lose weight!

Pennsylvania woman attacked by hawk

A Pennsylvania woman is recovering after nesting hawks near her home swooped down and attacked her. "It felt like a baseball bat hit me in the head, right here," Eileen Bridge says.
'Inflatables aren't baby sitters': How to keep kids safe in bounce houses

'Inflatables aren't baby sitters': How to keep kids safe in bounce houses

If you have children, you know bounce houses (or bouncy houses, as we call them at home) are about as universally loved by kids as ice cream cones on a summer day and gobs of candy on Halloween.

VIDEO: Judge attacks attorney in courtroom dispute

A Brevard County, Florida judge is accused of grabbing a public defender and punching him after a disagreement Monday, and the audio of the scuffle was captured on the judge's microphone.
Police: Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times; 12-year-old friends arrested

Police: Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times; 12-year-old friends arrested

Two 12-year-old girls inspired by Internet horror stories lured a girl of the same age into a wooded area near Milwaukee before one of them stabbed the victim 19 times and left her to crawl to her rescue over the weekend, police said Monday.
Nine of the world's most controversial foods

Nine of the world's most controversial foods

Exotic food is part of the global travel experience.
Bill Murray crashes bachelor party

Bill Murray crashes bachelor party

Your outing is destined to be second-class unless Bill Murray joins the festivities.

School on Memorial Day: LA dad protests to show concerns

Many school students had the day off today, but classes were in session in Livingston Parish. I caught up with one parent who says, his kid shouldn't have been in class because it's disrespectful.
Woman downs 9 pounds of steak in minutes at Texas restaurant

Woman downs 9 pounds of steak in minutes at Texas restaurant

A Nebraska woman smashed the Big Texan's 72-ounce Steak Challenge. Professional eater Molly Schuyler downed the 72-ouce steak dinner in under five minutes and then scarfed down a second one in under 10 minutes.

Bat interrupts weather forecast

A surprise guest interrupted the weather forecast Monday morning on NBC's Flint, Michigan affiliate WEYI.
Wiz Khalifa arrested in Texas, takes selfie from jail cell

Wiz Khalifa arrested in Texas, takes selfie from jail cell

Following his performance at Neon Desert Music Festival in Downtown El Paso Saturday, Wiz Khalifa was arrested at the El Paso International Airport for possession of marijuana. 
Parents, beware: These are the 100 deadliest days for teens

Parents, beware: These are the 100 deadliest days for teens

Here's a sobering statistic for the unofficial start of summer, when we gear up for picnics, barbecues and our kids having more free time on their hands: Memorial Day kicks off what's known as 100 deadliest days for teen drivers.

Jesus sculpture found inside broken gnome

When a Lynnville, Tennessee woman dropped her garden gnome on the sidewalk and it broke, what she discovered inside is now front-page news and the talk of the town in Giles County.
Disturbing message appears on Texas billboards near Mexico border

Disturbing message appears on Texas billboards near Mexico border

Hundreds of El Paso motorists were shocked to see a disturbing message on a billboard as they drove along I-10 early Thursday morning.
Neighbors baffled that California woman missing for decade was kidnapped

Neighbors baffled that California woman missing for decade was kidnapped

After an August 2004 domestic dispute, police say, a 15-year-old girl left her Santa Ana, California, home, seeking refuge in a nearby park adjacent to an elementary school.