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Child obesity rates continue to rise

It appears the childhood obesity problem is ballooning upward. A new study from Jama Pediatrics said the percentage of overweight and obese children in the U.S. has been rising over the past 15 years.

Do opposites really attract? Maybe not

A new study shows that opposites don't really attract. It seems, generally you like people who are like you and couples who are mismatched don't last.

You are paying WHAT for your child to go to prom?

Designer gowns, oversized limousines and over the top spending. It's become quite the norm in recent years when it comes to senior proms, but a new survey suggests the prom spending bubble has popped.

Get married, save on car insurance

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Did you know that taking 15 minutes to get married could save you at least 15% on your car insurance?

African-American Soldiers upset about new hair policy

African-Americans and others are upset by the U.S. Army's new hairstyle rules.

Diamond Stolen from New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science experienced the theft of a rough diamond Wednesday. The diamond was located in a secure case in the Volcano exhibit.

Bull rider from Eastern New Mexico University killed during practice

A bull rider for the Eastern New Mexico University rodeo team died on Tuesday night after a bull stepped on him during practice.

Gila National Forest participates in Grant County Trails month

More than a dozen people joined the Gila National Forest and Grant County on interpretive hikes of the cultural and historic features found within the Fort Bayard Trail System, northeast of Silver City, Saturday, April 5.

At least 12 injured as vehicle crashes into Florida day care

At least one adult and 11 children were injured, some seriously, when a vehicle was pushed into a Florida day care center by a Dodge Durango, which then fled the scene, authorities said Wednesday.

Timeline: US school violence since 1927

Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.

'Princess Lacey,' friend of college hoops star, dies

Sad news Wednesday morning: Eight-year-old Lacey Holsworth, the young girl with cancer who struck up an amazing friendship with a college basketball star, has passed away.

Peaches Geldof autopsy inconclusive, police say

The reason for model Peaches Geldof's death is still not clear, with an autopsy turning up inconclusive results, UK police said Wednesday.

20 injured in Pittsburgh-area high school stabbings

A male sophomore went on a stabbing spree at his Pittsburgh-area high school early Wednesday, an emergency management agency spokesman said.

New report: More moms staying home

The number of mother's staying at home with their kids is on the rise, but the change has more to do with money than a cultural shift. That's according to a new report by the pew research center.