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New Obamacare numbers: 16.4 million covered

About 16.4 million people have gained health insurance coverage since the Affordable Care Act became law nearly five years ago, according to government estimates released Monday.

Dog chases truck that abandoned it at Louisiana gas station

Two men in a pickup truck abandoned a dog at a Louisiana gas station and drove off, leaving the animal desperately chasing after them, an animal advocacy group says.

Raise the smoking age? Report predicts big health benefits if we do

The public health benefits of barring people under age 21 from buying cigarettes could be tremendous, including "4.2 million fewer years of life lost" among the next generation of American adults, according to a report released this w

Facebook: Here's exactly what we mean by 'nudity'

Facebook has updated its "community standards" for its 1.4 billion users, getting super-specific about what is and isn't allowed on the social network. For instance, Facebook clarified what constitutes nudity (genitals, fully exposed buttocks an

Real estate heir Robert Durst says he 'killed them all'

He admitted to shooting and dismembering his neighbor, but was acquitted of murder.

Military identifies 7 Marines killed in training mission

PENSACOLA, FL (FOX44) — The US Marine Corps has identified the Marines involved in the deadly helicopter crash near Pensacola, FL.

Ferguson's police chief, city manager quit -- but is that enough?

Ferguson's police chief is gone. So is the city manager. And the top court clerk was fired for sending racist emails. But are these high-level changes enough satisfy all residents? Absolutely not, they say.

Military helicopter crash: Air search expected to resume midday

If heavy fog clears Thursday morning, an air search will resume for seven Marines and four Army aircrew feared dead after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed into waters off the Florida Panhandle.

Obama offers help for student borrowers

President Obama unveiled new steps Tuesday designed to help students avoid the pitfalls of excessive student debt.

These temporary tattoos measure glucose

At the local office supply store, a roller-ball gel pen will cost you about 50 cents. With a little tinkering, researchers are taking that same pen and using it to measure glucose levels.