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'Simpsons' co-creator opens up on cancer diagnosis

 (CNN) -- "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon is facing terminal illness the best way he knows how: with a sense of humor and a generous

Regular pot habit changes your brain, may even lower your IQ, study says

Using marijuana at an early age could have long-term consequences on your brain and it may even lower your IQ, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Michael Brown's parents push U.N. for 'global intervention' into U.S. policing

The parents of Michael Brown, a Missouri teen killed by police in an August incident, testified Tuesday before the United Nations Committee Against Torture.

Pledge of Allegiance Fast Facts

Here's a look at The Pledge of Allegiance, a promise of loyalty to the United States.

Who asked for this? Snow blankets upper Midwest, cold plunges south

Even though we're still a couple of weeks from Black Friday, there seems to be a pre-season special on snow and cold. The upper Midwest and Great Lakes are buried in snow, shivering under the icy blanket.

Google Glass goes to work

 (CNN) -- A nervous new doctor performing a procedure for the first time puts on a pair of Google Glass and scrubs in.

Grand Canyon, other national parks could cost more

 (CNN) -- Grand Canyon National Park wants to increase its entrance fees, and several other national parks may do the same.

Target is giving away money to get you to shop

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Target really wants your business this holiday season. So much so that it's offering free money -- in the form of discounted gift cards.

Veterans Day: Area restaurants honor Veterans with free giveaways

EL PASO, TX (KTSM) — Veteran's Day is held annually on November 11 to honor and celebrate the service of all military Veterans.

Couples turn to crowdfunding to have baby

San Antonio, TX (KSAT) -- Lisa and Brian Castro have the perfect painting for their nursery. Their spare bedroom in the Seguin home is piled high in hand-me-downs. What they do not have is the baby.