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Is proton therapy the 'magic bullet' for cancer?

Even after decades of battling one of the world's biggest killers, the treatment of cancer is still an inexact science.

Patriots coach says he's shocked by allegations that balls were deflated

CNN — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday that he was "shocked" to hear allegations that his team's footballs were under-inflated in violation of NFL rules, a controversy that's cast a shadow over his

Sandy Hook killer's home to be demolished, Newtown votes

CNN — Newtown, Connecticut, council members voted unanimously Wednesday to tear down the home of Adam Lanza, the site where he killed his mother before massacring 26 others at a nearby elementary school in 2012, according to First Selectm

42 measles cases linked to Disneyland

Happiness isn't the only contagious thing at Disneyland in California.

Boston doctor killed in hospital shooting had treated gunman's mom

The Boston doctor who was fatally shot Tuesday at Brigham and Women's Hospital had treated the mother of the gunman, a source briefed on the investigation told CNN.

42 measles cases linked to Disneyland

(CNN) — Happiness isn't the only contagious thing at Disneyland in California.

Three reasons Ferguson decision not a surprise; three options left to Brown family

After a grand jury decided in November not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, many shifted their attention to a federal investigation into the killing.

5 reasons why 'American Sniper' is a smash hit

(CNN) — "American Sniper," Clint Eastwood's film about Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle, stunned just about everyone by earning $105 million over its first weekend in wide release -- an unprecedented haul for a downbeat, R-rate