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Rogers to European allies: NSA keeps you 'safe'

The House Intelligence chief emphatically told CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday that the NSA's foreign intelligence gathering operations keep allies "safe."

Baby formula sold in vending machines

Four chain pharmacies in Beijing started the trial operation to sell baby formula milk powder on Saturday at vending machine.

Brett Favre: Memory lapse 'put a little fear in me'

It can happen to anybody -- forgetting your glasses are on the top of your head, or not remembering a loved one's birthday after celebrating it for decades. Most of us simply laugh off these short memory lapses.

Definition of 'term' pregnancy changing

-- In light of recent research showing that each week of gestation affects newborn health, a leading doctors' group is redefining when a pregnancy is considered "term."

For the first time, FDA addresses pet food safety

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make animal feed and pet food sold in the United States safer.

FDA aims to tighten control of hydrocodone

One person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose in the United States.

The return of Sarah Palin

The Republican establishment can't stand her. The media mocks her. But Sarah Palin isn't going anywhere. Far from it.

Teacher's assistant accidently sends nude photos to entire class

A teacher's assistant at the University of Iowa got a lot of unwanted attention after accidentally sending nude pictures of herself to her students.

Toddlers raped, murdered in crime-ridden township

Two little girls, full of life and loved by their families were kidnapped, raped and murdered. This horrible incident happened in a crime-ridden Township in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Federal agencies warn against counterfeit decorative contact lenses

 With Halloween rapidly approaching, federal officials are warning the public about the dangers associated with counterfeit decorative contact lenses.