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Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.

The final steak fry: Honoring Harkin with a large helping of politics

When Tom Harkin supporters Joan and Gray Kiernan decided to throw the congressional candidate a fundraiser in 1972, they charged $2 for the ticket, picked up the costs for the steak, salad and baked potatoes and gave the funds raised to Harkin&

iPhone 6 pre-orders crash Apple Store and iPhone 6 Plus sells out

The iPhone 6 became available for pre-order on Apple's online store Friday morning -- though "available" is a relative term.

ISIS executes British aid worker David Haines; Cameron vows justice

British aid worker David Haines has been executed by ISIS militants, according to a video posted Saturday to a website associated with the group, making him the third Western captive to be killed by the Islamist extremist group in recent weeks.

'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.

Vikings star Adrian Peterson indicted on felony charge of injury to a child

Former NFL MVP Adrian Peterson has been indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child, a Texas sheriff's lieutenant said Friday.

School surveillance video captures the impact of children being struck by car

A mother is relieved her two daughters were able to walk away with just bumps and bruises after they were mowed down by a car.

Convicted high school shooter TJ Lane back in custody after prison escape

 T.J. Lane, a remorseless killer who escaped from an Ohio prison where he was serving three life sentences for a school shooting, has been captured.

Ray Rice case: Did NFL execs know the truth earlier?

Did NFL executives see video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside a casino elevator? Perhaps as critically: Did they even need to?

Big solar storm heading toward Earth

This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.

Clinton tops Democrats in Iowa poll

Hillary Clinton would be the 2016 Presidential nominee if Democrats in Iowa had their way, that's according to a new CNN/ORC Poll.

McBrunch anyone?

Burgers, fries...brunch? McDonald's wants to trademark the word "McBrunch." The burger chain filed an application with the U.S.Patent and Trademark office in July.

America's most dangerous jobs

America's workplace got safer last year. But these workers were still at a much higher risk of fatal injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Loggers Deaths per 100,000 workers: 91.3

California becomes second state with paid sick days

California just became the second state in the nation to give paid sick days to workers.