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Medical examiner releases Joan Rivers' cause of death

 Comedian Joan Rivers died of "therapeutic complications" during a procedure to evaluate her "voice changes" and stomach reflux, the New York medical examiner said Thursday.

Video: FL governor stalls debate over opponent's fan

 Florida Gov. Rick Scott refused to go onstage for the first seven minutes of a debate Wednesday night, because his opponent had a fan. No, not a rowdy supporter in the audience. An actual electric fan.

How to reduce the risk factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness month. Often referred to as SIDS, this condition is the leading cause of death among infants between one month and one year of age.

Texas hospital official: 'We are deeply sorry' about Ebola mistakes

 A Texas doctor has apologized for what he calls mistakes in how his hospital handled Ebola, as schools close out of fear that they're vulnera

Liberia has shortage of body bags, supplies to fight Ebola outbreak

 As the world reels from its worst Ebola outbreak, the nation hardest hit is declaring a shortage of body bags, which are crucial to preventing th

Death toll climbs as Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers in Himalayas

 The grim search for missing hikers and bodies buried under snow continued Thursday against the dramatic backdrop of Nepal's Himalayas, as off

Police: Baby dies after left alone in crib for 16 hours

 A 9-month-old Virginia baby died after she was left alone in her crib for 16 hours while her parents drank, police said.

U.S. troops assisting in Ebola mission may be quarantined

 In an unprecedented move to protect U.S. troops that might be exposed to Ebola, U.S.

This NASA picture of a Jack-o'-Lantern sun is no Halloween trick

 It wasn't a trick. But for space geeks, it sure was a treat.

Honda CR-V named SUV of the Year

 Motor Trend magazine has named the revamped 2015 Honda CR-V its SUV of the year, beating out 18 other all-new or redesigned SUVs.