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U.S. monitoring Americans fighting in Syria amid security fears

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to collect intelligence on Syrian training camps and Americans returning from Syria amid concern that U.S. citizens fighting alongside extremists might later conduct attacks back home.

Mayo Clinic researching ALS stem cell treatment

Seventy-five years ago, Lou Gehrig was diagnosed with the rare, neurological disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) at the Mayo Clinic. On July 4th, 1939, he gave his famous farewell speech to baseball fans.

After criticizing White House over unaccompanied minors, Martin O'Malley said don't send them to Maryland site

After his strong criticism of the Obama administration's plans to return thousands of young undocumented migrants back to Central America, Maryland Gov.

Jose Antonio Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, freed after detention

Jose Antonio Vargas, one of America's most well known undocumented immigrants, openly discussed his status for years but was never apprehended by authorities. Until now.

Hershey raises prices by 8%

Your chocolate habit just got more expensive. The price of Kisses, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Kit Kats, and other candies made by Hershey's went up by about 8% Tuesday.

Caught on camera: Bystanders stop carjacker

The violent struggle to stop a man from carjacking a woman and child in a minivan in San Diego was all caught on camera, Ashlee Demartino has the story.

Cleveland woman takes epic 'duck face' mug shot

A Cleveland area woman's mug shot is making the world wide web rounds after she posed with an unforgettable "duck face."

Pizza Hut introduces new Ultimate Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookie

Forget about getting dessert with your pizza, how about getting a pizza for dessert. Pizza Hut has rolled out its new Ultimate Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Pentagon cleares F-35 fighter jet to take flight

The Pentagon has cleared the F-35 fighter jet to take flight, less than two weeks after the fleet was grounded.

Performance Triad app now available for Soldiers

Army Medicine is committed to reaching beneficiaries where they live. The Performance Triad application (v1.0) is now available to do just that.

'Game-changing' device gets veteran back on his feet

After a decade of excruciating pain, Frank Larraza figured he'd never be able to walk pain-free again. But in a month's time, this 24-year Army veteran has gone from crawling to walking to running.

First group of Hondurans deported from new U.S. facility

The first group of Central Americans deported under stepped up U.S. efforts to crack down on illegal immigration arrived in Honduras on Monday.

First group of Hondurans deported from new U.S. facility

The first group of Central Americans deported under stepped up U.S. efforts to crack down on illegal immigration arrived in Honduras on Monday.

DEA probing alleged prescription drug abuse in NFL, source says

The DEA is launching an investigation into claims that NFL players illegally have been given powerful painkillers, among other prescription drugs, to keep them on the field, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation.

Body falls out corner's van onto Pennsylvania roadway

A body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy road in Bucks County.