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Chantix, Zyban to Warn of Suicide, Depression Risk

The Food and Drug Administration will require two smoking-cessation drugs, Chantix and Zyban, to carry the agency's strongest safety warning over side effects including depression and suicidal thoughts.

Ex-Professor Gets 4 Years for Passing Military Secrets

A federal judge sentenced a retired University of Tennessee professor to four years in prison Wednesday for passing sensitive information from a U.S.

What Breaking the Sound Barrier Looks Like

New photo shows Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft creating visible shock wave as it goes supersonic.

U.K. Pedophile Free After Threatening to Commit Murder

Many Scottish politicians are furious, asking how a pedophile who allegedly vowed he would commit murder to cover up a crime is now free and out on the streets.

Horrific Attacks: Elephant Stomps 3 Thai Victims to Death

Police are investigating a horrific attack in southern Thailand, where an elephant stomped three rubber plantation workers to death, police said.

Fox Snatches Lunch From Boy Before Attacking Woman

A suspected rabid fox attacked a 76-year-old woman and went after a man who tried to help her, forcing a Worcester police officer to shoot the animal.

FDA Panel Recommends Eliminating Some Pain Meds

Government experts say prescription drugs like Vicodin and Percocet that combine a popular painkiller with stronger narcotics should be eliminated because of their role in deadly overdoses.

U.S. to Release CIA Report

Internal report on the agency's secret detention and interrogation program to be released after initial delay

Jackson 'Attempted to Get Sick, Accidentally Killed Himself'

Michael Jackson accidentally killed himself while trying to become sick enough to cancel upcoming concerts, a prominent author claims.