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Researchers notice a big rise in probiotic use

People are getting more of the good bacteria that crowds out the bad bacteria in your gut. Probiotics can also reduce stress and aid weight loss.

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 06:11pm EDT
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German customs seizes cocaine addressed to Vatican

German customs intercepts cocaine-filled condoms addressed to Vatican

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Hawaii board sends nomination note to wrong person

State agency sends Hawaiian Homes Commission nomination notice to wrong William Richardson

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 11:50pm EDT

Five-second rule not just a myth

The "five-second rule" is more than an old wives' tale, according to a new study.

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 04:54pm EDT

Tired tips: Don't dwell on exhaustion

Some people will spend the weekend catching up on sleep because they feel beat during the week. But there are other strategies to boost energy.

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 07:55am EDT

Beer taps installed in Colorado governor's mansion

Beer taps installed in Colorado governor's mansion, courtesy of private donors

Friday - 03/21/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Giant birthday cake served up for Nevada's 150th

Giant birthday cake served up as part of yearlong celebration of Nevada's 150th

Friday - 03/21/2014, 05:17pm EDT

Swiss Emmentaler named world's best cheese

Swiss Emmentaler wins world champion cheese title in Wisconsin; nation's 4th win in 5 years

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:06pm EDT

Scrap dealer's bargain turns out to be Faberge egg

Rare Faberge egg bought for peanuts by US scrap dealer to go on display in London

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:06pm EDT

Boy, 11, signs 1-day deal with pro hockey team

Michigan boy, 11, who said he was friendless signs 1-day deal with professional hockey team

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:06pm EDT

Finnish gibberish talker finds fame, heads to US

Finnish gibberish talker propelled to fame, heads to the US after 9 million YouTube hits

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:06pm EDT

Maine man's 'gun' turns out to be a tattoo

Maine tree crew calls police when yelled at by an armed man; 'gun' turns out to be a tattoo

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:06pm EDT

NC police seek man who sucked toes at Wal-Mart

Police searching for man who sucked woman's toes at North Carolina Wal-Mart

Friday - 03/21/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Totally outrageous: Jem and The Holograms head for theaters

Finally. Jem and The Holograms are headed for the silver screen.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 11:03am EDT

Landfill search for 'E.T.' video game is halted

Landfill search for 1980s 'E.T.' video games is put on hold without waste excavation plan

Friday - 03/21/2014, 10:38am EDT

Congressman gets 'Happy' (Video)

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., slipped out of his usual stoic behavior at a belated birthday celebration for him in his Atlanta office. See the video.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 09:35am EDT

Lasso-yielding officers chase loose bull in Texas

Police and lasso-yielding animal control officers chase loose bull along street in Waco, Texas

Friday - 03/21/2014, 02:00am EDT

Students hold festive protest of canceled vacation

Pa. community college students hold festive protest of nixed spring break, including Tiki bar

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 07:16pm EDT

Stolen Colorado hotel cat found safe, scared

Stolen Armstrong Hotel cat found safe but scared in Fort Collins, Colo.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 07:16pm EDT

UK legislator pans no-guitar prison policy

UK legislator complains about no-guitar policy in prison; cites Johnny Cash's example

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:48pm EDT
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