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POLICE CHIEF TO KANYE WEST: 'Check yourself before you wreck yourself'

An Ohio police chief has responded to a platinum-selling, Grammy winning recording artist after the singer compared his job to being a police officer.

New report highlights benefits of flu vaccine

Flu vaccination prevented an estimated 6.6 million influenza-associated illnesses, 3.2 million medically attended illnesses, and 79,000 hospitalizations during the 2012-2013 flu season, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Light bulb ban set to take effect

Light bulb manufacturers will cease making traditional 40 and 60-watt light bulbs -- the most popular in the country -- at the start of 2014.

'Affluenza': Is it real?

Attorneys for Texas teen Ethan Couch claimed that his "affluenza" meant he was blameless for driving drunk and causing a crash that left four people dead in June.

VIDEO: Elderly woman overwhelmed when military presents her with flag for cheering them up at Christmas

For years, Nancy Wilde of Merrill, Wisconsin has been sending Christmas cards to United States military members.

VIDEO: Female college basketball player sidelined after being struck by police car

A female college basketball player is forced to sit on the sidelines after she was struck by a moving police car.

FDA approves first generic versions of antidepressant drug Cymbalta

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic versions of Cymbalta (duloxetine delayed-release capsules), a prescription medicine used to treat depression and other conditions.

Texas Highways unveils five of readers' top 40 Lone Star State destinations

Starting with its January issue and continuing with each monthly issue of 2014, the Texas Department of Transportation’s Texas Highways magazine today announced it will reveal the state’s Top 40 destinations as ranked by readers.

75% think Christmas should be celebrated in public schools

Despite school administrators’ concerns nationwide, Americans strongly believe that Christmas should be a part of public schools. They feel just as strongly that religious symbols should be allowed on public property.

Austin Dillon to drive No. 3 Chevrolet in 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

One of the most iconic numbers in NASCAR is back in the big leagues as Richard Ch