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Utah to allow firing squads for executions

Utah's governor signed a bill Monday that brings back firing squads as a potential way to execute some death row prisoners.

367 House lawmakers warn Obama on Iran

A veto-proof, bipartisan majority of House lawmakers have signed an open letter to President Barack Obama warning him that any nuclear deal with Iran will effectively require congressional approval for implementation.

E-cigarettes: Helping smokers quit, or fueling a new addiction?

It's a portable piece of technology providing seemingly bottomless access to a drug craved by more than 1 billion people worldwide -- nicotine.

Airport machete attack suspect dies

The man who attacked a security area at the New Orleans airport with a machete and wasp spray also had a bag of Molotov cocktails and a car containing smoke bombs and gas cylinders, authorities said.

Teen drivers: Buckle up and lower the volume, Dad's monitoring you

And she'll have fun, fun, fun...till daddy turns Teen Driver on. GM said Friday it will soon introduce new technology in its cars to help parents keep tabs on their teens behind the wheel.

A Whopper of an idea: Burger King to sell Flame-Grilled Fragrance in Japan

Is it an April Fool's gag or flame-grilled brilliance? We'll have to wait until April 1 to find out.

CDC's 'inconsistent' lab practices threaten its credibility, report says

A report on lab safety at the U.S.

Car seat maker Graco socked by safety regulators

Graco has been fined up to $10 million for failing to alert the public in a timely manner about defects in more than four million car seats, federal regulators said Friday.

A grisly tale: Fetus cut from womb when woman answers Craigslist ad

The grisly cutting of a fetus from a woman began with a Craigslist ad about baby clothes for sale.

Sony launches $50 Vue cord-cutting service

More good news for cord cutters: Sony's streaming TV option for PlayStation owners has arrived.