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Former hospital technician behind bogus mammogram results gets jail time

A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients.

TX inmate executed, U.S. Supreme Court denies request for stay of execution

Texas has executed inmate Jose Villegas, who fatally stabbed three members of one family; a 24-year-old woman, her 3-year-old son, and her 51-year-old mother in 2001.

Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

OAKDALE, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he's putting hundreds of millions toward job training programs that produce h

Corps of Engineers shares 'Nation's T. Rex' with Smithsonian Natural History Museum, public

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History welcomed the arrival of a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton to the facility here, today.

Boston bomb suspect can see autopsy photos

 Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be allowed to view autopsy photos of the attack's victims and meet with his si

Bail set at $100,000 for man accused of Boston bomb hoax

A judge on Wednesday set bail at $100,000 for a man accused of carrying a fake bomb near a Boston crowd that was marking the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Report: Texas' Rate of Uninsured Dips Slightly

The sky-high rate of Texans without health insurance has dropped only slightly since the launch of the federal Affordable Care Act’s online health insurance marketplace, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institu

Court thwarts Sierra Club's radioactive waste challenge

A state appeals court has thwarted a challenge to a low-level radioactive waste disposal site in West Texas – a ruling that signals growing difficulties for those trying to scrutinize the decisions of Texas environmental regulators.

Business savior or a sin? Jesus smokes weed in Seattle burger ad

The advertisement inevitably raised some eyebrows. Heck, it was intended to.

Facebook to make mobile users download Messenger

Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.

'A scammer stole my tax refund'

Pamela Knighton, a 51-year-old social worker from Cuthbert, Ga. who earns less than $25,000 a year, had been really looking forward to her $4,300 tax refund last year.

Donald Trump may buy Buffalo Bills

Donald Trump says he wasn't kidding about possibly buying the Buffalo Bills. Trump expressed interest in buying the Bills weeks ago but skeptics accused him of making a play for publicity.

Burglar caught on tape watching baby sleep

A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby’s room in a Houston-area home.

Michelle Obama and first dogs visit military families on Walter Reed campus

First lady Michelle Obama visited military families on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Monday, with first dogs Bo and Sunny in tow.