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Move over, Barbie! Make room for 'average' Lammily doll

It began for Nickolay Lamm as a question: What would Barbie look like if she had the dimensions of an average woman?

Republicans mull shutdown alternatives ahead of immigration order

When the government shut down last year, Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Alabama, walked up to a fellow conservative a few feet from the House Floor, and high fived him.

Big jump in Medicaid spending after Obamacare

Medicaid spending is expected to soar more than 11% in fiscal 2014 as many states expand the program under Obamacare.

Already snowed under, Buffalo braces for up to 3 feet more

Enough already. Shivering under up to 6 feet of snow in its hardest-hit sections, Buffalo, New York, may see another 3 feet Thursday.

Obama to announce immigration executive action in prime time address Thursday

 President Barack Obama will unveil his long-awaited immigration plan Thursday evening, sources tell CNN, changing rules governing deportat

Six ways to jazz up Thanksgiving

 Want to make Norman Rockwell roll over in his grave?

Honduran beauty queen found dead

 A Honduran beauty queen who went missing just days before she was to participate in the Miss World pageant was found dead Wednesday, along

Tracy Morgan fighting to recover after brain injury, lawyer says

 (CNN) -- Five months after being injured in a deadly limo bus crash, Tracy Morgan is fighting to return to the person he once was, his lawyer sai

Committee approves idea to bring back firing squad in Utah

 Salt Lake City, UT (KSTU) -- Lawmakers have given a preliminary nod to bringing back the firing squad as a method of execution in Utah.