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Study: Heavy coffee drinking in people under 55 linked to early death

When you make coffee with breakfast, or grab a to-go cup at a cafe before work, or raid your office's break room for a cup in the afternoon, you're probably not thinking about how scientists are studying it. So we'll just tell you: Many studies ha

Area 51 officially acknowledged, mapped in newly released documents

Area 51 has long been a topic of fascination for conspiracy theorists and paranormal enthusiasts, but newly released CIA documents officially acknowledge the site and suggest that the area served a far less remarkable purpose than many had supposed.

VIDEO: Parents outraged over new law allowing transgender students to use any bathroom, locker room they choose

Parents in one California school district are threatening to pull their kids out of class if their children are forced to share restrooms with kids of the opposite sex.

MLB to implement replay on 'virtually' all plays but strike zone, managers to get 3 challenges

On Thursday, Major League Baseball announced they would implement an instant replay on "virtually" every play except the strike zone. Managers will now also be able to have three manager's challenges per game.

German tourist loses her arm in Hawaii shark attack

A German tourist was in critical condition after a shark severed her right arm while she snorkeled in Hawaii on Wednesday, authorities said. The approximately 20-year-old woman, who was unconscious when first responders arrived, was taken to Maui

Friend: Hannah Anderson discusses kidnapping on social media

Hannah Anderson did what any teenage girl would do after a life-changing ordeal: she discussed it with peers online. The 16-year-old fielded anonymous questions on the website ask.fm, where she shared details about her abduction by the man she kne

Prosecutors press teen charged in sexual relations with younger girl to take deal

Florida prosecutors are pressing teenager Kaitlyn Hunt to accept a plea deal -- one that would keep her out of jail, even if she'd have to admit wrongdoing -- tied to charges she's facing for having sex with a then-14-year-old girl, a state attorney

A cup and straw that can detect date-rape drugs?

The pitch reads: "Would you know if an odorless, colorless and tasteless rape drug were put in your drink?

Colorado clarifies sentences after killing of prisons chief

A review prompted by the mistaken early release of a man suspected of later killing Colorado's prisons chief will ensure that 267 inmates will serve their proper time, state officials said Wednesday. After the slaying of Chief Tom Clements, Gov.