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Experts test obese crash dummies to prevent fatal deaths

(CNN) -- Car safety testing has come a long way since the days of dropping cadavers down unused elevator shafts in the 1930s.

Facebook wants to bring back 'chat rooms'

(CNN) -- Remember in the late '90s when you would kill time in AOL and IRC chatrooms or post on Usenet?

12 best meat cities in America

(CNN) -- With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.

Dog stolen from AR found in CO, reunited with owner

A four-year-old pit bull named Trucker was stolen from a Fayetteville home in late June and was returned to his owner almost four months later, last weekend.

KKK tries to recruit women with fliers in Arkansas

A Bentonville woman called authorities and said she and several of her neighbors received Ku Klux Klan (KKK) propaganda on their doorsteps on Friday morning (Oct. 24), authorities say.

FL high school teacher announces sex change to students, faculty

(WFLA) A teacher at Florida's J.W. Mitchell High School told his students Thursday he's planning a gender change and will become a female.

2 dead, including gunman, at high school near Seattle

At least two people are dead following a shooting inside a Marysville, Washington high school.

Nurse Nina Pham offers her thanks after being declared Ebola free

One of two nurses who contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital will soon be going home.

TLC cancels hit show after reports of Mama June dating child molester

A hit TLC show has been canceled after reports surfaced one of the stars was dating a child molester.

NM woman celebrates 107th birthday surrounded by family, friends

An Albuquerque, New Mexico woman is still going strong at the ripe age of 107. Maria Metzgar is the matriarch of her family. Born October 23, 1907 in Domingo, she says the secret to a long life is a healthy life.

Dallas man's Ebola themed Halloween decoration upsets some residents

A Dallas man is hopeful people will appreciate his dark sense of humor when it comes to his Halloween decoration theme this year: Ebola.

Nurse Nina Pham to be released from hospital, Ebola-free

Nina Pham, the Dallas, Texas, nurse is Ebola-free and will be released from the NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit in Bethesda, Maryland.

Experts predict shoppers to avoid hacked retail stores during holiday season

Target, Home Depot, Staples and Neiman Marcus are some of the biggest names in retail are now off the shopping list for many this upcoming holiday season.

Houston Police: rapist may have infected infant, 14-year-old girl with HIV

A Houston, Texas man is due in court Friday on charges that he raped both a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old baby who are now infected with HIV.

NYC doctor tests positive for Ebola, 3 others quarantined

A New York City doctor is in isolation after testing positive for Ebola. Dr. Craig Sspencer recently returned to the United States after working in West Africa with Ebola patients there.