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Scientists: Random gene mutations primary cause of cancer

Ever marvel at someone who smoked and still lived to be 90? Just plain good luck, researchers say. And those who live like Puritans and get cancer anyway?

Cops pay for man's meal tab, arrest him in fatal stabbing

Two Phoenix police officers were simply trying to do a good deed and get help for a young man with mental health issues. What they ended up with was a New Year's Eve arrest in connection with a stabbing death.

7-year-old survives plane crash that kills 4 in Kentucky

The knock was faint. But, alerted by his two dachshunds, Larry Wilkins went to his door. He opened it to see a young girl, her lips quivering, her nose bloodied, her arms and legs scratched up. And, somehow, still alive.

30 bodies, window panel found as AirAsia search focuses on 'most probable' area

With crews from around the world aiding in the search, 30 bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, Indonesian officials said Friday.

Scientists: Random gene mutations -- 'bad luck' -- primary cause of most cancer

Ever marvel at someone who smoked and still lived to be 90? Just plain good luck, researchers say. And those who live like Puritans and get cancer anyway?

Oxford Dictionary adds new words to book

There's nothing fun about eating lunch at your desk. But now the overworked have a new term to use when they complain about it.

U.S. slaps new sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

 The United States is hitting North Korea with a new set of economic sanctions after determining the country was behind last month's computer hack at Sony.

New bank could save the pot industry

Kristi Kelly owns legal marijuana stores in Colorado called Good Meds and has lost 23 bank accounts in five years. Even though medical marijuana is legal in Colorado and 22 other states, it's still illegal on the federal level.

Ben Carson: I'll make 2016 decision in 'few months'

In his latest estimate of when he'll make a 2016 decision, Ben Carson said Friday he'll announce "before May 1" whether he will seek the Republican presidential nomination.

Obamacare tax surprise looming

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The next Obamacare controversy is right around the corner. Obamacare enrollees who received subsidies to help pay for coverage will soon have to reconcile how much they actually earned in 2014 with how much they estimated