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No winners for $1 billion NCAA challenge

 Warren Buffett can relax. The $1 billion prize for a perfect NCAA bracket that his Berkshire Hathaway was backing will go unclaimed.

China has new images showing object in southern Indian Ocean

China announced that it has satellite images of a large object floating in the search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, but Australian-led search teams found no sign of it Saturday.

Scientists call dinosaur species 'chicken from hell'

For a Tyrannosaurus rex looking for a snack, nothing might have tasted quite like the "chicken from hell."

Ragin' Cajuns battle the Creighton Bluejays

We are only a few hours away from the Ragin' Cajun’s battle with the Creighton Bluejays in this first round of the NCAA Tournament. It has been nearly a decade since the Cajuns went to the Big Dance in 2005.

Subprime mortgages making a comeback

Borrowers with bad credit were shut out of the mortgage market after the housing bubble burst, but now a handful of small lenders are starting to offer subprime loans again.

Kids who don't cry: New genetic disorder discovered

What do you do when your baby lies limp in your arms, staring blankly into the distance while never crying?

Westboro church founder Fred Phelps dies

Fred Phelps -- the founding pastor of a Kansas church known for its virulently anti-gay protests at public events, including military funerals -- has died, the church said Thursday.

This drone can steal what's on your phone

The next threat to your privacy could be hovering over head while you walk down the street.

Philadelphia meningitis death tied to Princeton outbreak

A Philadelphia college student died from the same strain of meningitis seen in an outbreak at Princeton University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Arguing the leading theories

It's been more than 12 days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing from radar screens, and hard facts about its fate remain in short supply.