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New study: Older women may want to stop drinking so much diet soda

For many people, diet soda is the perfect pick-me-up but for older women who love their diet drinks, there's something new to consider. A new study suggests drinking diet soda regularly may lead to heart disease

New maps may hold clues to brain mysteries

The many connections between different parts of the brain have no street signs or trail markers.

AT&T hiring in El Paso

AT&T is looking to hire more than 3,000 retail employees nationwide, 46 of which will be open in the El Paso area. The company plans to hire the retail sales and sales management employees over the next several months.

Tijuana cop to face U.S. federal court after heroin, meth arrest

A Tijuana, Mexico, police officer will appear in a U.S. federal court next week after being arrested on a charge of possession with intent to distribute almost 20 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine.

Slimming sunlight?

While early birds may gain that proverbial worm, they also may have an easier time managing their weight.

Donations pour in for 'hot car' mom

It's hard to see Shanesha Taylor's mugshot and not have some kind of reaction. "She's crying in this picture," says Amanda Bishop. "How can you not want to help her."

Celebrate International Children's Book Day

Each year since 1967, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) celebrates the birth of Hans Christian Andersen on April 2 by celebrating International Children's Book Day.

April Fool arrest

A 911 call reporting a shooting at South Carolina college brought out law enforcement in full force Tuesday morning. The call shortly after 10 a.m. reported shots fired at Virginia College in Spartanburg.

Excessive force?

Edward Laber and Daniel Anderson say they were just asking an officer how to get out of the area of Tucson Arizona where unruly students had gathered after the Arizona Wildcat lose in the NCAA Tournament Saturday.

Man burglarizes home in the nude

Police say a man was arrested after breaking into a home while wearing nothing but a cowboy hat in Johns Creek, Georgia on Monday. When he broke in to Cori Davenport's home, she called 911.

Surprise time capsule unlocked

Sometimes in life we draw up blueprints. But fate has other plans. That lesson hit home recently for contractor John Murray of Phoenix, Arizona.

President Obama in Michigan Wednesday to talk about raising minimum wage

Having declared his signature health care initiative a success, President Barack Obama heads to Michigan today (Wednesday) to advance another top domestic priority-- raising the minimum wage.

Secretary of Army: 'Take back your Army' from sexual predators

"Take back your Army from those who harm or assault our Soldiers. Take back your Army from those who ignore the values and who stain our honor. Take back our Army from those who fail to lead," said Secretary of the Army John M.

The Internet's best April Fools gags

 A new digital map helps you find the Pokemon among us.

Army medic honored as 'angel of battlefield'

An Army medic was recognized for rushing into an intense firefight to help other Soldiers, despite having just suffered a traumatic brain injury.