Celebrity chef Paula Deen issues a video apology for her use of a racial slur, the same day that she was a no-show for an appearance on "Today." Deen's contract with the Food Network will not be renewed, after reports surfaced this week that she admitted in a deposition to using the n-word and telling racist jokes.
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VIDEO: Man found alive in the depths of the ocean
A man spent more than 60 hours trapped in a capsized tugboat at the bottom of the ocean off the coast of Nigeria before being rescued.
VIDEO: Mystery restaurant patron leaving thousands of dollars in tips
A mysterious patron is dining at various restaurants and bars, then leaving anywhere from $500 to $10,000 in tips.
VIDEO: Amazon shows off drone package delivery system
Amazon.com is testing delivering packages using drone. The idea would be to deliver packages using the small, unmanned aircraft.
6 ways health-care reform can help end America's AIDS epidemic
With politicians, public health experts and epidemiologists announcing that the United States is at the beginning of ending the AIDS epidemic and that we will soon usher in an AIDS-free generation of youths, each World AIDS Day takes on increasingly special significance.
Painkillers may curb memory loss from medical marijuana
Medical marijuana can alleviate pain and nausea, but it can also cause decreased attention span and memory loss. A new study in mice finds that taking an over-the-counter pain medication like ibuprofen may help curb these side effects.
VIDEO: Grinch not only 'rotter' at Christmas time
Christmas tree farmers fighting root rot may have found a hardy substitute. The Turkish fir is similar to Fraser fir and hails from the birthplace of Old Saint Nick himself.
Happy 100th to the crossword puzzle
On a snowy evening in the early 1900s, a newspaper editor at the New York World was hunched over his desk trying to think of something special for the Christmas issue. He drew a diamond-shaped grid with numbered squares and numbered clues, creating the first crossword puzzle.
Parents make son wear sign identifying him as a bully
Sometimes learning lessons the hard way turns out to be the best way. That's what mother Amber Carey and stepfather Felix Mayle are hoping after choosing a public punishment for their son.
Officials: Speed a factor in Paul Walker crash
Details continue to emerge about the fiery car crash that killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and one other person.
12 annoying songs of Christmas
It's that time of year, when Christmas songs fill shops, restaurants and your home. While anything on repeat can drive you mad, these 12 tunes are some of the most annoying.
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