Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday in Arkansas in an apparent suicide. She was 37.
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Allegheny forest snowmobile trails to open Dec. 21
The first day of winter will also mark the first day for snowmobiles in northwestern Pennsylvania’s Allegheny National Forest.
Are fake eggs the future?
A startup called Beyond Eggs, fronted by an enthusiastic founder named Joshua Tetrick, has been making headlines lately - most recently in a Mother Jones article that asks, without beating around the bush, "Can Silicon Valley Make Fake Meat and Eggs That Don't Suck?"
Bionic arms allow double amputee to do everyday tasks
A utility lineman from Massachusetts miraculously survived a 13,800-volt surge of electricity in 2010 but lost both of his arms to surgery that kept him alive. Today he's picking up and putting down items with bionic arm implants that make his everyday life something he thought it would never be again.
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VIDEO: Snow, ice aim for nation's frozen midsection
Heavy snow and ice could stretch from the Great Lakes to Oklahoma and Arkansas on Thursday, as parts of the region deal with an extreme cold snap.
Untangling 7 myths about head lice
Head lice: The idea alone is enough to make your scalp itch. It doesn't help that there's such confusion about how the little beasts operate. Here a few common myths are debunked.
Westmoreland County woman convicted in disabled woman’s torture
The fourth of six people accused in the February 2010 torture-murder of a mentally disabled woman has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison.
Police: Woman calls 911 for a push around mall
Police say a woman was arrested Monday night after she called 911 to request that officers push her around the mall in this Boston suburb.
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DA: Woman gambled away stepson’s inheritance
An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges she gambled away more than $100,000 of her stepson’s $150,000 inheritance – which he didn’t even know was his.
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