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No word from White House on whether Gupta swayed Obama on medical marijuana

A White House spokesman couldn't say Tuesday whether or not President Barack Obama's personal views on medical marijuana had changed after a column and documentary written by CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr.

Oreos high school experiment: Double and Mega Stuf filling doesn't add up

Oreo lovers have long debated how to eat them: twisted, dunked, creme first or bite whole.

VIDEO: 3 teens admit to killing college baseball player because 'they were bored'

A random and senseless act of violence has left a promising 22-year-old baseball player dead, a family devastated and two countries across the world rattled.

New York City's biggest gun bust ever yields 254 weapons, 19 arrests

More than 250 illegal guns have been seized by the New York City Police Department in the largest gun bust in the city's history, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday.

12-year-old bear attack survivor: 'I just thought I was going to die'

Bears rarely attack humans unless they feel threatened or territorial.

Police: Oklahoma teens kill Australian baseball player -- just because

A random act of violence has left a promising 22-year-old college baseball player dead, a family devastated and two countries half a world apart rattled. Christopher Lane was gunned down in Duncan, Oklahoma, while he was out jogging last week.

Police: Gun found in woman's car linked to double murder, Aaron Hernandez probe

A gun found during a June traffic accident investigation has been linked to a 2012 murder that police are investigating in connection with Aaron Hernandez, law enforcement sources said Tuesday.

'Swamp People' star causes major wreck, injuring one in downtown Shreveport

Troy Broussard of “Swamp People," on The History Channel, caused a major accident, injuring one, in downtown Shreveport, Monday morning.

Ted Cruz releases birth certificate

As Ted Cruz's profile has skyrocketed in the last year--thanks to his election to the U.S.

Alaska hunter mauled by bear survives 36 hours in wilderness

A hunter mauled by a bear in Alaska survived 36 hours in the remote wilderness before rescuers using night-vision goggles found him, the Alaska National Guard said.