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Girl in Mississippi believed swept away by flooding as rain batters Southeast

A flash flood is believed to have swept a 9-year-old girl into a culvert in west-central Mississippi on Sunday night, prompting a desperate search that stretched into Monday morning as heavy rain battered the area, officials said.

Spiders prompt second Mazda recall

The Mazda spiders are back. The company notified federal officials it is recalling 42,000 Mazda6 sedans because of a fire risk tied to yellow sac spiders.

What is healthier: fresh, frozen, or canned?

Spring is only a few weeks away and that means fresh produce will be available at local farmer's markets very soon.

Why running more may not help you live longer

No, this isn't an excuse to put down your running shoes. Unless, of course, you're already running more than 20 miles a week.

Mom/author chronicles pot use during family vacation to Colorado

Editor's note: Wendy Sachs is an award-winning TV producer, former Capitol Hill press secretary, media strategist, work-life expert and author of the book "How She Really Does It: Secrets of Successful Stay-at-Work Moms.&qu

Would you pay for a $1 million safari?

How stressed out do you need to be to spend $1 million on a 111-day holiday?

Why eating veggies will help you live longer

A recent study gives us even more reason to reach for the carrots, apples, lettuce and other fruits and veggies.

8 vacation destinations that literally sound the best

Modern travel is an intensely visual experience.

Average price for Manhattan home soars to $972,000

While home prices in other parts of the country are still 20% below their housing boom peak, demand for large, luxury apartments has helped home prices in Manhattan almost fully recover from the housing bust.

What happens to captured spies?

What happens to spies once they're caught?