Posted: 10/17/2012 - A man who abandoned his injured dog on a Colorado mountain in August pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and could face up to 18 months in jail, CBS affiliate KCNC Denver reported Tuesday.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - The legendary marshmallow test psychological experiment has gotten an update in a new study. While the test still shows that some kids are willing to wait longer for an extra marshmallow, the new study suggests the trustworthiness of the person promising the added reward may also play a role.
Updated: 10/17/2012 - Could Flamin' Hot Cheetos be hazardous to your health? Some school districts are banning the snack, claiming it provides no nutritional value -- and may even be addictive.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - A fungal meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid injections made by a Massachusetts company has infected 233 Americans as of Oct. 16, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Cholesterol levels have gone down among Americans over the last 20 years, a new study finds, but there's still room for major improvements.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Cranberries or cranberry juice has often been recommended as a way to help prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs). But, a new study shows the fruit may not be as effective against the infection as once thought.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Taking a multivitamin daily for a long period of time may have protective benefits against cancer, a new study of nearly 15,000 men finds.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Despite widespread outrage over the Taliban shooting of a female teenage activist, Pakistani leaders and opinion makers are divided over whether the government should respond by targeting the militants' last major sanctuary along the Afghan border.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Romney told an audience of several thousand the president was focused on attacking him instead of offering his own agenda.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Voters in Ohio began casting ballots on October 2–or on September 22 for those in the military–as part of its early voting calendar.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Four more deaths have been linked to a meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated steroid injections made by a specialty pharmacy, U.S. health officials announced Wednesday. That brings the nationwide total to 19 deaths.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - According to Facebook's 'Talk Meter' analysis, which measures the increase in buzz surrounding an event on a scale from 1-10, the second presidential debate scored a 7.63.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Biden's comments came at his first public campaign event following the debate in Greeley, Colorado.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - Up to 14,000 patients may have been exposed to contaminated injections linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak that were sent to 76 facilities in 23 states.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - Residents all across Massachusetts report that their homes were shaking from a 4.0 magnitude earthquake late Tuesday.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama were spirited out of the gate at their second debate, sparring over questions about taxes, job growth, education, and women's health.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - Apple sent these invites to members of the press Tuesday for their October 23rd event, widely expected to be the launch of a smaller iPad.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - Police blame a burglar; 7 stolen works were by Picasso, Matisse, Monet, Gauguin and others. Paintings of "considerable value" were taken, Kunsthal Rotterdam. The collection contains more than 150 works of art.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - The website of the legendary 93-year old evangelist removes Mormon 'cult' reference after his meeting with Republican nominee Mitt Romney last week.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - The quake that shook Maine was felt in Boston, and was a little more than 4 miles below the lake's surface, registering a 4.0 on the Richter scale.