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Apparently This Matters: Wristwatch counts down to your death

Nobody wants to underwhelm when it comes to their final words on this planet. "Diane, toast me a bagel."

Official: Forged documents used in prison break from Fla. prison

Investigators ordered a statewide review of Florida's prison records to determine whether anyone has filed forged documents like the ones used in an elaborate escape. Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins, both 34, are considered "escapees" by authori

Another rare 'sea monster' lands in California: a 15-foot saber-toothed whale

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Oh, Jules Verne or Peter Benchley, where are you, great writers of deep-sea monsters? For the second time this week, Southern California has seen a rare sea beast washed ashore, far from home waters. This time, it's a saber

NY police: Shoppers held after possible human remains found in bag

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Two teen girls were detained Thursday at a Victoria's Secret store in Manhattan after possible human remains were found in one of their bags, an NYPD spokesman told CNN. The 17-year-old girls were reportedly acting suspiciously a

Air marshal accused of taking upskirt pictures of passengers

(CNN) -- A federal air marshal was arrested Thursday morning at Nashville International Airport after being caught taking multiple upskirt pictures of female passengers boarding a plane, police said. A witness spotted 28-year-old Adam Bartsch, who

Jewish scribe up for bail hearing in kidnapping-divorce case

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A federal judge will decide bail Friday for one of 10 men facing kidnapping charges after allegedly arranging the violent assaults of Orthodox Jewish husbands, according to the man's attorney.

Hundreds of women suing after hair loss, blaming 30-day smoothing kit

Hundreds of women nationwide are suing the manufacturer and designer of a hair smoothing product that they say caused them severe hair loss and other damages. At the center of the dispute is Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion 30-Day Smoothing Ki

Facebook changes privacy settings for teens

Facebook is relaxing its rules for teenagers. The 13- to 17-year-old set now has the option to share photos, updates and comments with the general public on Facebook.

Texas woman found in controversy after stuffing a Matt Schaub dummy

A Texas woman found herself at the center of controversy for a gag that involves her favorite team, the Houston Texans.

Obama wants new approach after shutdown

President Barack Obama said Thursday there were "no winners" in the deal that ended the 16-day government shutdown and averted a possible U.S.