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The sun created two huge eruptions on Friday, producing a super-hot, glowing plasma.
Sun Eruption Massive: Watch Amazing Video Captured On New Year's Eve [VIDEO]
Jan 04, 2013 23:55 PM E
The sun eruption on New Year's Eve was so massive it would be greater than 20 Earths combined, NASA scientists say. The video is so captivating, NASA officials described it as a solar ballet.
Plane
Pilot Fails Alcohol Test: Were Passengers In Danger On The American Eagle Flight?
Jan 04, 2013 17:16 PM E
An American Eagle pilot was arrested for a high alcohol level on Friday the same week that two women were apprehended for trying to storm the cockpit and smoke in the lavatory while they were under the influence. Now, once again, observers are questioning whether the legal limits for pilots should be even lower than they are.
subway
NYC Subway Deaths Haunt Operators As New Questions Are Left Unanswered
Jan 04, 2013 14:20 PM E
Dana Ferrari's family still can't understand why the 28-year-old N.J. woman who seemed so happy would walk onto the subway tracks in NYC. But it's the train operators who often have trouble erasing the haunting images from their minds.
Plane
Drunk Women Force Landing: Is Jail Time Likely For The British Airways Passengers?
Jan 03, 2013 17:42 PM E
How drunk were the two women who forced a landing of the British Airways flight going from London to Tunis. Extremely drunk, the airline says. So much so that the airline viewed them as a serious risk. Now passengers are wondering whether the two women will get a steep fine or jail time.
Aurora
[UPDATE] James Holmes In Court: Aurora Insanity Plea Debated In Legal Community
Jan 03, 2013 11:19 AM E
James Holmes - the shooter in the horrific July massacre at "The Dark Knight Rises" premiere in Aurora, Colo. - will finally go to court on Monday. Now gun-control advocates are calling for a life sentence or death penalty. But will an insanity plea stick?
Julianne Hough
Julianne Hough Abused As A Child: What Happened To The 'Safe Haven' Star When She Was In London?
Jan 03, 2013 00:55 AM E
The blond beauty has an infectious smile. But Julianne Hough suffered a horrific childhood, with ongoing sexual and physical abuse that was unrelenting. Opening up now for the first time in years, the "Dancing With The Stars" dancer says "I was abused, mentally, physically, everything.
Could rescue workers have done more to save a man swept to sea on a California beach?
[UPDATE] Man Swept To Sea: Two Eerie Stories Happen On The Same Day
Jan 02, 2013 14:17 PM E
After desperately trying to save his dog from a treacherous wave, a 59-year-old man was caught by a sneaker wave on a California beach. Though authorities have cautioned against walking into choppy waters, the area's residents wonder whether more could have been done to save Charles Quaid.
21 policemen have been shot in Pakistan following a scathing report from Amnesty International in mid-December stating: After a decade of violence, strife and conflict, tribal communities are still being subjected to attack, abduction and intimidation, ra
21 Policemen Shot: Amnesty International Report Warned About Region Shortly Before Mass Killing
Dec 31, 2012 14:08 PM E
Twenty-one policemen have been shot and killed in one of the war-torn tribal regions of Pakistan that Amnesty International recently cited for brutal human-rights abuses.
A homeless heir to the fortune of U.S. Senator William A. Clark (pictured here in 1906)  has died, leaving behind countless questions about the mysterious heiress and beneficiary, Timothy Henry Gray.
Homeless Heir Death: What Will Happen To The Millions Timothy Henry Gray Stood To Inherit?
Dec 31, 2012 12:32 PM E
After a homeless heir who stood to inherit $19 million died of hypothermia countless questions remain about why he didn't have access to the family money before - and what prompted the reclusive heiress, Huguette Clark, to make him such a large beneficiary.
After Hillary Clinton was admitted to the hospital on Sunday, pundits wonder if her doctors mis-assessed her concussion to begin with, assuming it was less severe than it was.
[UPDATE] Hillary Clinton Brain Clot: How Serious Is The Damage From Her Concussion?
Dec 31, 2012 09:43 AM E
After Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized on Sunday for a blood clot following a concussion, politicians in Washington are questioning how doctors proceeded the last two weeks following her scary fainting spell. Could physicians have prevented the clot from forming?
Could a dental drill accident like this happen again?
Dental Drill Accident: What Happened To The Dental Patient?
Dec 29, 2012 12:44 PM E
After a Swedish dental patient swallowed part of a dental drill - and it lodged in her right lung - already-squeamish patients have become petrified that this kind of accident could happen again.
Ex-president George H.W. Bush (L) attends the afternoon four-ball round at the 39th Ryder Cup matches at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois, September 29, 2012.
Ex-President Bush: Condition Worse, How Serious Is His Illness?
Dec 26, 2012 22:09 PM E
Former U.S. president George H.W. Bush was moved to an intensive care unit at a Houston hospital after he caught a fever that would not subside. "He is considered in guarded condition," Jim McGrath, Bush's spokesman, said about the 88-year-old Texan. "He has suffered a series of setbacks.
A sign and a U.S. national flag are seen near Sandy Hook Elementary School in Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut December 15, 2012. Residents of the small Connecticut community of Newtown were reeling on Saturday from one of the worst mass shootings in U.
Adam Lanza Asperger's Syndrome: Was The Shooter Mentally Disturbed?
Dec 16, 2012 12:01 PM E
Did Adam Lanza's Asperger's increase his tendency towards violence? In the wake of the deadly shooting on Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., parents and teachers are grasping for answers. And this weekend they thought Asperger's might be the key.
35,000 holiday toys - including countless rubber ducks - were seized by officials in L.A. because they believe there's a substance that can be harmful to children.
Rubber Ducks Seized: Dangerous Toys A Risk To Children?
Dec 10, 2012 16:27 PM E
35,000 holiday toys including rubber ducks, snowmen, gingerbread men, penguins and reindeer were seized by the police in Los Angeles due to an abnormally high level of phthalate, which has been known to cause serious defects in children.
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