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Beard envy? Surgery may be the answer

Take a look at Hollywood's leading men, the White House press secretary and the hipsters strolling through Brooklyn.

er answered: Girl, 10, goes to Vatican and meets Pope Francis

-- The 10-year-old American girl went to the Vatican on a prayer of maybe, just maybe, meeting the Pope this week to deliver an important message. Her prayer was answered, against all odds.

25 years on the 'dead stadium' tour

Robert Ondrovic was at Shea Stadium for the Mets' first season there in 1964, and he was there for its last in 2008. He's first to tell you it was one of the worst ballparks in America.

GM halts most Chevy Cruze sales

General Motors has halted the sale of most of the Chevrolet Cruzes now on dealer lots. The Cruze is GM's best selling car model in the United States, and is also widely distributed internationally.

Music without instruments

There's a saying some musicians know well: "play the music, not the instrument." Now a quintet at the University of South Florida is taking that to a new level.

Grim task for Washington search crews

As the search continues for survivors of a deadly mudslide in Washington state, the first steps in helping those affected have already begun.

Breaking your junk food habits

Try keeping a journal of what you eat and when and you'll see lots of patterns right away.

Workers in downtown Las Vegas prepare for possible strike Friday

Workers in downtown Las Vegas could strike Friday. Several thousand union workers voted to authorize a strike against downtown casinos. The Culinary and Bartenders Union covers more than 37-thousand employees on the Las Vegas strip.

Washington landslide: Navy commander loved both land and sea, dad says

"Well, how do you remember any son?" John Regelbrugge II said in a telephone call from his home in northern California. "I mean, you know, he was just one hell of a man. He was a great boy, very active in sports.

Internal probe: Christie doesn't recall being informed of traffic jams

A top appointee of Chris Christie apparently told another official that he informed the New Jersey governor about the now-infamous traffic tie ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee last year as they were occurring, according to a re

Montana newlywed Jordan Linn Graham gets 30 years in husband's murder

Less than nine months after she shoved her husband off a steep cliff just days into their marriage, a federal judge sentenced Jordan Linn Graham to 30 years in prison Thursday.

Microsoft announces Office for iPad

After years of speculation, Microsoft Office is finally on the iPad.

CDC: 1 in 68 U.S. children has autism

One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Economy continues its sub par recovery

The economic recovery cooled in the final three months of 2013, just as the weather turned nasty. There's concern the chill will carry over into weaker growth in early 2014 as well.

In wake of LAX shooting, TSA recommends checkpoint changes

The Transportation Security Administration is recommending a beefed-up police presence at TSA checkpoints and ticket counters during busy times at airports, the agency said in a report released Wednesday.