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New implant allows ‘profoundly deaf’ teen to hear for the first time

Maggie Gleason, 14, who was born deaf, heard sound for the first time in her life when hearing specialists at UH Case Medical Center turned on an innovative electronic device called an auditory brainstem implant, or ABI.

Homeowners across northeast monitor snow on roofs

The next time you shovel snow from your driveway, consider picking up a roof rake and clearing snow on top of your house, too.

Obama to talk ISIS strategy with German Chancellor

Today President Obama's meeting with Germany's Chancellor - a key ally in the war on terror - as critics question whether the U.S. strategy against ISIS is working.

'Hunger Games' tour launches in Atlanta

 When people think of a city that stands in for a dystopian society, they might think of Atlanta because it's the

Chimps still stuck in research labs despite promise of retirement

Despite a promise more than a year and half ago by the National Institutes of Health to retire the vast majority of govern

'Better Call Saul' better be a hit for AMC

The last episode of "Breaking Bad" aired on AMC on September 29, 2013.

HIV deaths among African-Americans drop 18%, CDC says

      More African-Americans diagnosed with HIV are living.

Flu epidemic seems to be slowing, but 8 more children have died

 The flu is still hitting the United States hard, but fewer people seem to be getting sick and the number of new infe

6 ways to improve odds and beat heart disease

 You can dramatically reduce your chances of having heart disease or dying from heart disease if you do six simple th

Average federal tax refund so far: $3,539

 It's still early days in the tax season, but the IRS has already received more than 14 million returns, the agen

10 ways to boost your chances of a surviving plane crash

Survival and rescue stories from the deadly crash of TransAsia Airways Flight 235 in Taiwan are inspiring as well as intri

Obama meets boy who inspired $1 million fundraiser

Middle school student Vidal Chastanet was simply stating his truth about the school principal who inspires him in his roug

Harvard tells professors: No more sex with undergrads

 If that car parked in Harvard Yard is a rockin', school officials may soon come a knockin', because hanky-pa

The NASA diet: It's food, but not as we know it

Around 400 kilometers above the Earth's surface, the International Space Station continues its orbit of the planet.