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‘Deflategate’ controversy looms as Super Bowl hype builds

As the hype builds ahead of the Super Bowl, questions surrounding the New England Patriots and under-inflated balls still linger.

U.S. deficit to 'hold steady' until 2018

Solid economic growth over the next few years should help keep the annual federal deficit at a very modest level until 2018. But after that, the deficit will start growing again.

Woman finds kidney donor in checkout line

Michelle Davis and Lorene Hansen are happy and recovering just one week after a kidney transplant. The two met while Davis was working at the Lee County Publix grocery store.

Study: e-cigarettes contain more formaldehyde than cigarettes

E-cigarettes have exploded in popularity and are generally promoted as being safer than smoking, but a new study out of Portland State University has linked high levels of formaldehyde to "vaping".

Woman gets probation after trying to cut off her husband's penis

A California woman who pleaded guilty to assault after attempting to cut off her husband's penis using a pair of scissors won't face jail time.

Mississippi fugitive found in Utah after 35 years on the run

A man who escaped from a Mississippi prison in 1980 and has lived in Utah under an alias for more than 20 years has been arrested.

Obama wants the U.S. & India to work together more

This morning President Obama is in India, meeting lawmakers and talking about how our two countries can work together more closely. The trip is largely symbolic, but holds the promise of opening doors for American business.

Kelley Blue Book's best resale value cars

Depreciation: It's the biggest cost of owning an automobile.

'Records on top of records' for 'American Sniper'

After a $105 million opening weekend, the highest-grossing January movie release ever, "American Sniper," is sta

Scientists upload a worm's mind into a Lego robot

A humble roundworm is leading the race in artificial intelligence, showing that it may be possible one day to upload our brains to a computer.

Is proton therapy the 'magic bullet' for cancer?

Even after decades of battling one of the world's biggest killers, the treatment of cancer is still an inexact science.

NKOTB, TLC, Nelly announce summer tour

The New Kids on the Block are hangin' tough on nostalgia.

Get texts from your 'Invisible Boyfriend' (or Girlfriend)

Are you lonely? Bored?

Brutally Honest: Is it OK to let your child fail?

Recently, my younger daughter left her class project, a time capsule, at the door so I would see it the minute I got home.