Police in Brockton, Mass., have asked state child welfare officials to investigate possible child abuse or neglect in the case of a 9-year-old who appears in sexually suggestive rap videos.
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Science's top 10 breakthroughs of 2013
Every year, the editors of Science huddle together and pick an outstanding scientific achievement as the Breakthrough of the Year.
Fitness experts decry ‘resolution dependency’
One of the country’s best-known fitness center chains is launching an initiative to wean people from what it calls an over-dependence on New Year’s resolutions.
Fungus threatens global banana supply
A new article in Nature brings the alarming news that the fungus threatening the global banana supply - or at least what most Americans think of as bananas - is spreading to more counties.
VIDEO: Team creates ultimate Lego car
The first drivable Lego car is made of 500,000 individual pieces and only the tires and parts of the frame aren't made of the blocks.
VIDEO: Secret Service investigating data breach at Target
The Secret Service is investigating a security breach at Target stores after a data hack left millions of customers potentially vulnerable to identity theft.
VIDEO: Phil Robertson suspended from 'Duck Dynasty' for anti-gay comments
Following his anti-gay comments, the "Duck Dynasty" patriarch has been put on "hiatus indefinitely."
Company to get $135 million from American Airlines over 9/11
Cantor Fitzgerald LP will receive $135 million from American Airlines to drop its lawsuit in which the carrier is accused of failing to stop the hijacking of the plane that crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, killing 658 of the firm's employees.
VIDEO: Miami man offers live alligator in exchange for beer
Fernando Caignet Aguilera, 64, trapped the alligator at a nearby park and brought it a convenience store, asking for a 12-pack of beer in exchange for the animal. The clerk called Miami police instead.
Poll: Majority of Americans back minimum wage hike
A large majority of Americans want Congress to substantially increase the minimum wage as part of an effort to reduce the nation's expanding economic inequality, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Which celebrities, politicians had the best and worst 2013?
What do the cast of Duck Dynasty, Jennifer Lawrence and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have in common? How about Paula Deen, President Obama and Anthony Weiner?
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