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Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported.

100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.

Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S.

Ebola in U.S.: Who has it, who doesn't, who might

As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States, and one U.S. citizen died abroad, having never returned to the States. Dozens of others are being monitored or are in some form of quarantine.

Mom gives baby to heroin user so she can be 'a normal teen'

 A St. Charles teenager is accused of giving away her toddler to a heroin user and then claiming it was kidnapped. Charged with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia is Desiree Ann Marie Cozzoni.

Spider gets trapped under man's skin

A man in Australia has been dubbed "Spider Man" after a bizarre turn of events during a trip to Bali.

Waiter, there's a mouse in my coffee

When you go to McDonald's and order coffee, you expect the house blend, not the mouse blend. "It was a dead mouse."

Movie set being built for "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice"

Two of the most popular Superheroes of all time will square off in a fight for the ages in New Mexico. Busy crews are building sets in the desert for the movie "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice."

Over 48 million Americans live in poverty

Over 48 million Americans live in poverty, according to a special report by the Census Bureau Thursday that provides an alternative look at the worst off people in the nation than the official numbers that come out in September.

Coming soon: Call Starbucks, and have your latte waiting

 For those of you who just can't wait to spend $4 for your Venti latte, Starbucks is about to allow customers to pre-order and prepay for thei