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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.

SC football coach fired after controversial 'watermelon ritual'

(CNN) -- A high school football coach in Charleston, South Carolina, was fired after he permitted a post-game celebratory ritual involving a watermelon that some say is racist.

Rare Apple computer sells for over $900K at auction

A rare Apple Computer fetches almost a million dollars! This rare apple computer sold at auction Wednesday for $905,000. The computer is one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976.

White House security takes down another man who jumped fence

White House security is again under review after a Maryland man leaped over the fence and made a dash for the executive residence Wednesday night.

AZ man invents 'tankchair' so paralyzed wife can enjoy the outdoors

Liz Soden loved spending time outdoors with her family. Then an auto accident left her paralyzed and wheelchair bound. She thought her outdoor lifestyle was over, and a friend joked "unless you have a tank".

MI authorities say 15-year-old girl plotted with 23-year-old boyfriend to kill her entire family

A 15-year-old Michigan girl was arraigned Thursday as an adult on charges she stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspired to kill other family members so she could run away with her 23-year-old boyfriend.

Maker of Camel cigarettes bans smoking in its offices

Joe Camel isn't going to be able to smoke at his desk any longer. Reynolds American, the nation's No. 2 tobacco company, will no longer let its employees smoke in most places at work starting next year.

Autopsy leak angers Michael Brown's family

"Insult on top of injury." That is the reaction from Benjamin Crump, attorney for the Michael Brown family, regarding recent leaks about the St. Louis County grand jury investigation.

Tennessee toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

A Tennessee toddler is safe after getting stuck inside a toy vending machine. 18-month-old Colin Lambert managed to climb into the toy machine at a coin laundry shop in Maryville on Tuesday.

New rules for anyone traveling to U.S. from Ebola stricken nations

New rules are in effect for anyone traveling to the U.S. from three West African nations stricken by Ebola. They'll be on fever watch for 21 days after arriving.