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Microsoft develops eye-controlled wheelchair for former Saint Steve Gleason

In late July a team at Microsoft were presented with a challenge by former New Orleans Saints star Steve Gleason: find a way to let him drive his wheelchair by using his eyes.

Synthetic drug overdoses force NH governor to declare state of emergency

The governor of New Hampshire has declared a state of emergency due to a popular synthetic drug.

Tensions in Ferguson cool, after Missouri Highway Patrol takes over

For the first time this week Ferguson, Missouri was calm, but not quiet, overnight.

New Ultra HD TVs have sharper image, hefty price tag

Whether it's called Ultra HD or 4k, it's potentially the next big trend in television. Ultra HD sets have nearly 4 times the screen resolution of current HD televisions.

Neighbor thwarts child abduction in Missouri

A 4-year-old boy was nearly abducted in Grandview, Missouri on Monday, but a quick-acting neighbor helped prevent a tragedy.

Texas mom invents app to control child's phone

For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening. And giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.

Runaway lives inside Texas Walmart for over 2 days

A missing East Texas child made national headlines after it was learned he had been hiding inside a local Walmart for days.

'Joke' photos of a baby in a roasting pan & pacifier taped to her face trigger investigation

Authorities are investigating after photos of a 2-month-old Columbus girl with duct-tape across her pacifier sparked outrage on social media.

Another night of violent overnight protests rock Ferguson, Missouri

For the fourth straight night Thursday tear gas filled the air in Ferguson, Missouri, where hundreds of protesters again clashed with police.

Researchers at Mote Marine Laboratory say sharks could potentially save millions of lives

Sometimes sharks get a bad rap. Most humans want to stay far away from them. But researchers at Mote Marine Laboratory say sharks could potentially save millions of lives.

More Americans arrive in Iraq, but they are not there to fight

More Americans have arrived in Iraq, but U.S. officials say it's to help, not to fight. 130 additional Marines and Special Ops forces are in Erbil.

Ferguson Police delay naming officer who shot teen

Police in Ferguson, Missouri abruptly backed off plans Tuesday to release the identity of the officer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager over the weekend. The shooting sparked three days of sometimes violent protests.

Venom from bees, scorpions, & snakes may hold cancer cure

It's ancient medicine with a sci-fi-sounding twist.

Some anti-bacterial soaps may be harmful to pregnant women, researchers say

There's a new warning about dangerous toxins hiding in common household products.

Police officer has dance off with teens in Kansas City

A group of Kansas City, Missouri teens had no idea what to expect when two police officers stopped in a patrol car in their neighborhood Sunday.