Updated: 01/04/2014 - Facebook is facing a class action lawsuit for allegedly violating its members' right to privacy. The social network is being sued by members who claim that the company intercepts private messages, without consent, to mine the data for its own profit.
Posted: 01/03/2014 - The obesity rates for the developing world are overtaking rates seen in richer countries for the first time.
Posted: 01/03/2014 - One casket maker, Goliath Caskets, has found itself so busy with demand for extra-large final resting places that its 64-year-old owner, Keith Davis, said he can’t retire anytime soon.
Posted: 01/03/2014 - It's not cash. AT&T is offering T-Mobile refugees a $200 credit per phone line, plus the chance to trade in their smartphones for up to $250.
Updated: 01/03/2014 - California Lottery officials say the second of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has come forward to claim the prize.
Posted: 01/03/2014 - Call it boldly going where no politician has gone before. On Thursday, David Waddell used the Klingon language to write his letter of resignation from a town council in North Carolina.
Posted: 01/03/2014 - It's the kind of puzzle that might have amused Sherlock Holmes himself.
Updated: 01/02/2014 - Kansas Honor Flight is planning six more flights for veterans this year. The Hutchinson-based nonprofit group flies veterans for free to visit memorials in Washington D.C.
Posted: 01/02/2014 - Members of the Coney Island Polar Bear and Ice Breakers clubs and other hardy swimmers stripped down to their trunks or dressed in costumes on Wednesday for the annual New Year's Day splash.
Posted: 01/02/2014 - A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially for younger drivers. But the research also produced a surprise: Simply talking on the phone did not prove dangerous, as it has in other studies.
Updated: 01/02/2014 - A 10-year-old girl with Muscular Dystrophy loves American Girl dolls because they help her “understand how it feels to be someone else.” Now, she wants one to help other girls understand what it's like to be like her.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - An explosion was reported about 8:15 a.m. at a Minneapolis apartment building, and within minutes a fire raged through the building
Posted: 01/01/2014 - James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - "The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco is starting off 2014 as a Mrs. Cuoco's representative, Melissa Kates, says the actress wed tennis pro Ryan Sweeting in a New Year's Eve ceremony at a ranch in Santa Susana, Calif.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - As 2013 draws to an end, a look back reveals a busy year in science. Archaeologists excavated ancient civilizations; rocket scientists explored far-flung corners of the solar system; and physicists peered into the very fabric of reality.
Updated: 01/01/2014 - A real estate website has ranked the "Top 10 Worst Dressed Cities" and Topeka didn't make the list, however, Wichita is named as America's worst dressed city.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - After years of anticipation, coverage on the new Obamacare marketplaces finally begins on Wednesday. The new, expanded version of Medicaid also goes into effect in some states, and new consumer protections kick in.