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Smartwatches sales pale in comparison to smartphones, but that may soon change

Smartwatches are about telling you more than just the time. They offer e-mail and other alerts, and even talk into your wrist like Dick Tracy, but that hasn't been enough for most consumers.

Snow & ice strand drivers on Kentucky's Interstate 71

Heavy snow and icy roads snarled traffic throughout the Louisville, Kentucky area Wednesday night, turning interstates into parking lots and leaving many drivers going nowhere.

16th St. Church Bombing, The Story of Four Little Girls

In 1964 The civil rights act promised to ban discrimination in public places such as schools and the workplace public facilities.

U.S. Supreme Court tackles another case that challenges Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court will take a third look at "Obamacare" today. The Justices are hearing a challenge to the health law that claims people who buy insurance on are not eligible for tax credits.

Woman suffers extreme side effects joins push to pull medication from pharmacy shelf

Adrienne Myers is pushing to get the commonly prescribed antibiotic Levaquin off the shelves after she suffered devastating side effects.

Israeli Prime Minister to give speech in joint meeting of Congress today

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress today.

Tax Refunds: to save or to splurge?

It's the heart of tax season, and that has many Americans thinking about what to do with their refund. If you are getting money back that extra cash can feel like a bonus, but what should you do with the money?

Coaches save lives of 2-dozen youth hockey players during roof collapse

Coaches and parents are credited with saving the lives of two dozen youth hockey players after the roof of an ice skating rink collapsed in Canton, Massachusetts.

Cyberbullies attack photo of ailing 2-year-old

Mariah Anderson has been fighting for her life since she was born, and now her family is having to fend off internet bullies.

Lawmakers must compromise on DHS funding or face another shutdown

The first hurdle today: whether Democrats and Republicans will even agree to sit down and talk about funding Homeland Security.

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?

Masked ISIS executioner identified as former London resident

The identity of the masked executioner clutching a knife in ISIS beheading propaganda videos has been revealed.

Coroners say obesity epidemic is forcing them to buy bigger body bags

With more than one third of U.S. adults overweight, coroners are having problems with standard body bags sizes being too small.

Kansas considers loosening its gun laws

Kansas is moving toward removing what some gun rights advocates see as its last major restriction on firearms, with the state Senate giving first-round approval Wednesday to a bill that would end a requirement for permits to carry concealed wea

What happens if DHS shuts down?

Congress has just two days until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and it's anyone's guess whether they'll take the department off the cliff.