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Boys with ADHD may become obese adults

Boys with ADHD may be at risk for obesity later in life, according to a new study - which, if confirmed in larger studies, may have implications for more than 4 million kids in the United States living with the disorder.

White House chief of staff knew of IRS report before its release

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- New details emerged of what the White House knew about the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups, with spokesman Jay Carney disclosing Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was among the top officials made aware

Death toll in in Indonesia tunnel collapse rises to 21

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNN) -- The death toll from a tunnel collapse last week at an underground mine training facility in Indonesia has risen to 21 after emergency workers recovered more bodies from the rubble, the mining company said Tuesday.

Samsung Galaxy S4 named top smartphone by Consumer Reports

A month after being released to mostly positive reviews, Samsung's flagship phone is getting some validation from Consumer Reports.

AEG execs face questions about Michael Jackson's death

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- AEG Live filed an insurance claim to recover losses from Michael Jackson's death the same day he died, according to a lawyer for Jackson's family.

After four miles, Good Samaritan stops car dragging man

A man was dragged four miles under a car Saturday night until 20-year old Caleb Gay stepped in.

Missing Oregon girl found safe after 18 years

Dallas, OR (KPTV) -- An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.

Oklahoma City tornado: Get the latest developments in this disaster

At least 51 people -- including at least 20 children -- were killed when a massive tornado struck an area outside Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon, officials said.

Helping with disaster in the heartland

For the second day in a row, violent storms have ripped through America's heartland. Much of Moore, Oklahoma, which is just outside of Oklahoma City, is now a devastated pile of rubble.

City of Joplin sending assistance to city of Moore, Oklahoma

Joplin City officials have organized a support team of public safety employees and have deplyed them to Moore, Oklahoma. The team will arrive later tonight, the team includes a dozen members from the local police and fire departments.