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REPORT: DEA sees rise in abuse of prescription drugs, K2 use

The 2013 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA) Summary addresses emerging developments related to the trafficking and use of primary illicit substances of abuse and the nonmedical use of controlled prescription drugs (CPDs).

Wal-Mart store's food drive for its own workers

One Wal-Mart store in Ohio is collecting canned food to help its workers feed their families a Thanksgiving dinner.

Selfie named word of the year for 2013

The most esteemed guardian of the English language has bestowed a prestigious honor upon debatably the most embarrassing phenomenon of the digital age: the selfie.

Caroline Kennedy, Japan, and JFK's legacy

Caroline Kennedy on Tuesday stepped before an emperor and into a new global limelight, along a path paved by her father.

Methodist jury convicts pastor for officiating son's same-sex wedding

A Pennsylvania minister was found guilty in a church trial on Monday for officiating his son's same-sex wedding, according to church officials.

John Edwards goes back to practicing law

Former presidential nominee John Edwards of North Carolina will return to the practice of law, CNN affiliate WRAL reported Monday.

Woman dies after vehicle drags her 3 miles down Massachusetts road

A woman died after a vehicle struck her in a Massachusetts town late Monday and dragged her for more than three miles, police said.

After the storm: Midwesterners try to recover after string of deadly tornadoes

Now the long, arduous road to recovery begins. Hundreds of families in the Midwest must find a way to rebuild their lives after 76 reported tornadoes destroyed almost everything they had.

Albuquerque puts late-term abortion to a referendum

Albuquerque, New Mexico's largest city, will attempt something Tuesday that is believed to be a first on a city level: a municipal referendum to ban late-term abortions.

Long-term Pill use may double glaucoma risk

Women who used birth control pills for three years or more have twice the risk of developing glaucoma later in life, according to new research.