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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.

Obama's embarrassing restaurant moment

Ever had your credit card turned down at a fancy restaurant? President Obama can commiserate.

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.

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 their daily caffeine hit using a mobile app.

Biden's son discharged from Navy after testing positive for cocaine

 The Navy Reserve discharged Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter this year after he tested positive for cocaine, U.S. officials confirmed.

Woman buys a year's supply of pumpkin spice lattes

Moline, IL (WQAD) -- It's that time of year when, if you're not carving a pumpkin, you're likely drinking one. Pumpkin spice everything is all over menus and store shelves right now.

Louisiana police officer to run half-marathon in uniform

Mandeville, LA (WGNO) -- A Mandeville police woman is about to do something fellow officers have never done.

10-year-old shooter: 'I want to be an inspiration'

She picks up the custom handgun painted in her favorite colors, purple and black. Her long, black braid bounces slightly with each of the six shots she fires. Metal pings signify when she's hit the mark. She runs to the next target.

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

(CNN) -- 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.

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.