Actress Angelina Jolie

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Celebrity moms who have adopted

We often hear the names Angelina Jolie and Madonna when it comes to celebrity adoptions, but several other stars have adopted children, too. Here's a look at some of them.

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Famous mothers of twins

Celebrity ranks are filled with mothers of twins. Check out some of them here.

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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie through the years

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Brad & Angelina: By the numbers

Brad and Angelina finally tied the knot this past weekend. In secret! Here's a look at arguably the hottest, most powerful couple in Hollywood by the numbers.

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Top 20 cities for quality of life

Looking for a better quality of life? You may want to consider moving to one of these cities, according to a new study.

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Celebrities who joined March on Washington

When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech on the Lincoln Memorial steps during 1963's March on Washington, more than a few famous faces were on hand to help the cause.

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Gaza: A region destroyed by conflict

After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire. Take a look at images of the Gaza Strip, a region now devastated by this conflict.

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Americans detained abroad

American writer and journalist Peter Theo Curtis, who was held captive for nearly two years by Syrian militants Jabhat al-Nusra, returned to the United States Tuesday. Here's a look at other Americans who have been detained abroad. Some are alive. Some are not.

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Where are 'Full House' stars today?

ABC Family's "Full House," which aired on ABC from 1987 to 1995, is now being considered for a revival, reports TV Guide. As you let that set in, let's take a look at where all the stars of the hit sitcom are today.

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Good food that costs less than $1

Today is National Banana Lovers Day! Lucky for you, bananas are super healthy. But did you know they're also one of several foods that cost less than $1?

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'Pee-wee's Playhouse': Where are they now?

In honor of Paul Reubens' 62nd birthday on Wednesday, join us for a look at where Pee-wee Herman and his pals are nearly 30 years after the debut of "Pee-wee's Playhouse."

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Celebrity mug shots

Take a tour of our gallery of celebrity mug shots, featuring familiar faces dating back to 1938.

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Home prices: A tale of 20 cities

Home prices are still going up, but the rate of that increase is slowing down, according to the latest national real estate data.

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America's 15 favorite dogs

It's National Dog Day! Find out if your pooch is among America's favorite dog breeds.

Sofia Vergara

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Stars shine on red carpet at Emmys

Television's biggest stars stop for portraits on the red carpet before the 2014 Primetime Emmys.

Melissa McCarthy, March 2012

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Celebrities who are surprisingly related

Family trees are often full of surprises, but nowhere more than with celebrities. Join us for a surprising look at which stars have other stars for cousins, uncles, aunts and beyond.

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Missing people found years later

Five years ago today, Jaycee Dugard was found alive nearly 20 years after being kidnapped at age 11. She's a rare example of missing people found alive years later.

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Michael Brown laid to rest

Thousands attend the funeral for Michael Brown, the teenager shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer.

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Most memorable MTV VMAs moments

Since the very first MTV Video Music Awards 30 years ago in 1984, the show has always provided memorable moments. And this year's edition was no different.

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Common myths about Ebola

Ebola has now been detected in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Take a look at common myths about the deadly virus.

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Things that cost as much as raising a kid

According to the Agriculture Department, a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18. Take a look at what other things you could get for the same amount of money.

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Where are 'Cheers' stars today?

Are you ready to go back to a place where everybody knows your name? Then start by cheering for this "Cheers" slideshow.

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Major earthquake rattles Northern California

The biggest earthquake since 1989 hit the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday, damaging homes and businesses and leaving thousands without power.

Richard Attenborough

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Notable deaths of 2014

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

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World's 10 largest earthquakes

The largest earthquake since 1989 shook the San Francisco Bay area early Sunday. Here's a look at the world's 10 largest earthquakes.

Meryl Streep, Women in Film 2012 event

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Forever young: Senior celebs still working

Celebrity may seem like a young person's game, but there are many celebrity senior citizens still out there working who would beg to differ.

Tony Romo

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NFL's most valuable teams

The average NFL team is currently worth $1.43 billion, according to Forbes. Take a look at which NFL teams are worth the most.

Pete Wentz

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Unusual celebrity baby names

What do the words River Rose and North West have in common? They're both unusual names given to the children of famous celebrities -- and they're not alone.

Can you pass a Common Core 5th grade math test?

Test your knowledge and see if you can pass a Common Core fifth-grade math test.

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All things bacon

It seems like bacon is taking over the world. Take a look at some of the quirkiest bacon-flavored and bacon-related products.

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Celebrity breakups of 2014

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2014.

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10 things that will cost more this fall

Prices are going up for a wide variety of products and services this fall, from airfare to bacon.

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Who was James Foley?

James Foley was an American photojournalist who went missing in Syria almost two years ago. On Tuesday, August 19th, a video, apparently produced by ISIS as a warning to the US to stop air strikes against the group in Iraq, ended with Foley's beheading. Learn more about the life of the man whose his parents call a 'martyr for freedom.'

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Ridiculous 911 calls

Have you ever considered calling 911 because of a massive spider in your house? How about because a McDonald's employee got your order wrong? Take a look at some of the strangest reasons people have recently called 911.

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Biggest data breaches of all time

UPS is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach, this one affecting 51 stores in 24 states. Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.

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20 ways you're getting ripped off

You know you're paying too much for all sorts of things. But just how much?

Kacey Musgraves arriving at 2014 Grammys

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Country music's hottest divas

Kacey Musgraves, who turns 26 on Thursday, is just one of the many hot country divas who have added some sizzle to country music. Take a look at Musgraves and some of her fellow female country stars.

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Heavy rains, landslides devastate Japanese city

At least 32 people have been killed in landslides that struck the Japanese city of Hiroshima, officials say. Take a look at images of the damage.

Gisele Bundchen

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Highest-paid models of 2014

Gisele Bundchen rules the roost when it comes to the world's highest-paid models. But who else is making bank?

Sakari Momoi

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Weirdest Guinness world records

Sakari Momoi, an 111-year-old retired Japanese educator, has now been recognized as the world's oldest living man. Take a look at some of the weirdest world records.

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Where are 'Saved by the Bell' stars today?

It's been 25 years since TV audiences first roamed Bayside High School with the likes of Zack, Kelly, Lisa, Jessie, A.C. and Screech. With Wednesday marking a quarter century since the debut of "Saved by the Bell," take a look at where the show's cast is today.

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10 safest vehicles for pets

These vehicles are tops when it comes to pet safety.

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Dozens arrested amid violence in Ferguson

Dozens of people were arrested in the protests over the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Honest Tea

America's most/least 'honest' cities

Which cities passed a recent honesty test by Honest Tea? And which failed miserably?

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Bill Clinton through the years

Bill Clinton turns 68 today. Take a look at the 42nd president of the United States through the years.

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Foods that suppress your appetite

Dial down your appetite with these foods and eating habits.

Amy Adams

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Red-hot redheaded celebrity women

Five-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams, who celebrates her 40th birthday on August 20, is just one of our favorite carrot-top women. Check out some more in this slideshow.

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Presidential vacations: Who's taken the most?

President Barack Obama is taking some heat for his latest vacation. But he's taken much less time off than many past leaders.

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Cost of raising a kid

A middle-income family in the U.S. can expect to spend $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013, according to a USDA report. Take a look at how those costs vary around the country and how they break down.

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Cheapest states for retirees

There are many factors that go into planning for retirement and many people approaching their golden years look to their bank accounts to determine a final place of residence. Take a look at a list of the cheapest states for retirees, according to Kiplinger.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden. Take a look at Assange and other famous leakers/whistleblowers in recent history.

Madonna, 2012 MDNA concert

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Madonna through the years

With Madonna turning 56 over the weekend, join us for a look at the singer's life and career, on stage and off, over the years.

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'Baywatch': Where are they now?

With Sept. 22 marking 25 years since the 1989 premiere of "Baywatch," click on to see what your favorite TV lifeguards have been up to lately.

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Rock stars in their 60s and beyond

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, celebrating 64 years on Sept. 10, is just one of the many rockers who have made it to a ripe old age. Join us for a look at some of them.

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'Party of Five': Where are they now?

"Party of Five" debuted on Sept. 12, 1994, and ran for six seasons, making stars out of a cast that included Neve Campbell and Jennifer Love Hewitt. To mark the show's 20th anniversary, click on to see what its stars are up to today.

Madonna

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All icons in Madonna's 'Vogue' have died

Lauren Bacall's passing means that all 16 of the Hollywood icons immortalized in Madonna's "Vogue" are now dead, Slate.com reported. Take a look at all the stars name-dropped in Madonna's hit from 1990.

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Controversial sports team names

With the Washington Redskins filing an appeal Thursday seeking to overturn a decision stripping the franchise of its trademark protection, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

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Craziest truck spills

From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.

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Where are Woodstock stars today?

Wonder what some of the stars of Woodstock are up to today, 45 years after the original festival? Lucky for you, we have the answer.

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15 things your feet say about your health

Pay attention if your feet are sending you any of these 15 warning signs.

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Best-paying jobs of 2014

Want to make good money? Look to the health care industry, according to a new report on the highest-paying jobs of 2014.

Mila Kunis, June 2011

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TV stars who made leap to movies

In honor of former "That '70s Show" actress turned movie star Mila Kunis' 31st birthday on Thursday, take a look at her and other actors who made the leap from the small screen to movies.

Lauren Bacall

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Lauren Bacall through the years

Look back at the storied life and career of legendary film star Lauren Bacall, who died Tuesday at age 89.

Justin Bieber, May 2014

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Bieber behaving badly

Justin Bieber is set to plead guilty to charges in connection with his racing arrest in January. Take a look back at Bieber's long history of bad behavior.

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What to know: Donald Sterling scandal

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has become the new owner of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, concluding a public saga in which the league expelled former owner Donald Sterling for racist comments. Find out more about this highly publicized scandal.

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America's most gay-friendly colleges

The Princeton Review has released its annual list of the most gay-friendly colleges and universities in America. Find out what schools earned the site's top rating.

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Where are 'Partridge Family' stars today?

With Danny Bonaduce marking his 55th birthday on Wednesday, what better time to c'mon, get happy and check in with "The Partridge Family" stars today?

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From SkyMall

The weird world of in-flight retail

You may see a flight as a time where you can't get up and do anything for a few hours, but retailers see your flight a little differently: It's a time they can market unique and wacky items to a captive audience. Check out a few of the odd offerings you can order on a plane.

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What to know: Ebola

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa. Learn more about the deadly disease.

OTD December 5 - Good Will Hunting

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Robin Williams through the years

Few actors were more familiar or successful than Robin Williams. He died Monday at the age of 63. Here’s a glance at some of his remarkable career.

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Images: Perseid meteor shower

The Perseid meteor shower peaks on Wednesday. Will you be watching?

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Celebrities react to death of Robin Williams

Robin Williams, who died Monday at 63, was a comedic inspiration for many performers, and he also was a brilliant dramatic actor. Here are some reactions from those who worked with Williams and those who looked up to him professionally.

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Best & worst foods for sleep

What foods should you eat -- or avoid -- to get a good night's rest?

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All in the family: Celebrity siblings

Some family trees are lucky enough to have not only one celebrity, but several. Take a look at some famous celebrity siblings.

Shoe House

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Weird houses worth a visit

Some houses are so far outside of the box, they're worth a trip to see. Here are some of the most unusual houses around the United States.

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Notable auto racing deaths

Following the tragic death of Kevin Ward Jr., take a look back at other auto racers lost through the years.

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America's 20 most beard-friendly cities

Beards and mustaches are everywhere these days. Find out which cities love them the most.

Mark Wahlberg

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Famous high school dropouts

When it came to graduating from high school, several big-name celebrities didn't make the grade. Here's a look at the stars who defied one-in-a-million odds to make it big without a diploma.

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Beyonce through the years

In honor of Beyonce's upcoming 33rd birthday on September 4, take a look back at the pop star's career so far.

Cee Lo Green

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Celebrity grandparents

With Grandparents Day on Sept. 7, click on to see which of your favorite celebrities are also grandparents.

Danny Thompson

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What drives Danny Thompson?

This weekend, Danny Thompson will take to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and try to break the speed record for a piston-engine car, a record his father broke in 1960.

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Common cat myths & misconceptions

Today is World Cat Day! Check out these common myths and misconceptions about our feline friends.

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The Iraq war in pictures

Look back at more than a decade of war in Iraq, which is now once again the target of U.S. airstrikes.

States too hungover to work

Ready for a study that you don't see conducted everyday? Find out which states have the highest percentage of people who admit to calling in sick due to hangovers.

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10 surprising lunar facts

Ahead of Sunday's "supermoon," check out 10 surprising facts about Earth's closest neighbor.

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Most ridiculous celebrity name changes

In a move that's sure to raise eyebrows (again), ex-NBA player Metta World Peace is changing his name to The Panda's Friend. Check out these other ridiculous celebrity name changes.

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Best & worst things to buy in August

Find out what you'd be crazy to buy in August -- and what deals you must snatch up this month.

Emma Watson, May 2013, Cannes

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Ivy League celebrities

You know their work -- and perhaps more than you want about their personal lives -- now get to know their education. Here are just a few Hollywood celebrities with ties to prestigious Ivy League institutions.

Oscar Pistorius

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Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius entered a decisive stage on Thursday as lawyers began two days of final arguments at the High Court here before handing over the case to the presiding judge. Here's a look at the most compelling information about the case.

Ebola, West Africa doctors

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Ebola outbreak ravages West Africa

The Ebola outbreak has now killed 932 people in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria since March, according to the World Health Organization. Take a look at images of the ravaged West African region.

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Hurricane prep checklist

Are you ready for a hurricane? Read through the following checklist to make sure you're ready before a storm hits your neighborhood.

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10 deadliest U.S. hurricanes

As two hurricanes barrel toward the Hawaiian Islands, take a look back at the 10 deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history.

Michelle Pfeiffer on red carpet

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Beautiful stars for every age

These timeless celebrity beauties prove the old saying that "beauty knows no age." Check out a beautiful star for nearly every age starting at 21 years old and going up.

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America's most/least educated states

The number of Americans with college degrees has increased steadily in the last decade.

Barack Obama

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Worst approval ratings of modern presidents

President Barack Obama's approval rating has hit a new low. But it's far from the worst approval rating in modern presidential history.

War, Soldiers, Afghanistan

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Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

The killing of a U.S. general marks a dark chapter in the war in Afghanistan. Here's a look back at the longest conflict in U.S. history.

Soleil Moon Frye in Punky Brewster

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1980s child stars: Where are they now?

Soleil Moon Frye of "Punky Brewster" fame celebrates her 38th birthday on Wednesday. Join us for a look at where she and other child stars from the 1980s are today.

Germs, bacteria

Top 10 germ-infested spots

Some nasty germs like to hide in plain sight. Discover the top 10 germ-hiding spots in your house and elsewhere.

Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol

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How Ebola patients traveled to Atlanta hospital

The two Americans who contracted Ebola in Liberia are officially back on U.S. soil. A lot of planning went into getting the two safely to Atlanta, where they will be treated at Emory University Hospital.

New scrabble words

'Selfie,' 'frenemy' among new Scrabble words

Selfie, beatbox and mojito are just a few of the 5,000 words added to the game Scrabble. Check out some others.

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