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Massachusetts police: Teen's texts encouraged friend to commit suicide

A Massachusetts teenager faces a pretrial hearing in April on involuntary manslaughter charges for allegedly sending text messages urging a friend to commit suicide, even after he expressed second thoughts, authorities said Saturday.

Samsung unveils beautiful new Galaxy S6

Samsung set out to build a better looking line of Galaxy phones this year, and it definitely achieved its goal.

UnitedHealth limits coverage for most common hysterectomies

 The nation's largest insurer is putting sharp limits on the most common form of hysterectomies, saying the procedure poses a health threat and that a different form of the surgery has been found to be safer.

What is net neutrality?

A decision today paves the way for "equal opportunity" for the internet. In a three-to-two decision, the federal communications commission voted for more internet regulations, known as "net neutrality."

llamas on the lam capture nations attention

Picture a mix of your favorite movie car chase and a trip to the zoo. Two llamas were on the loose in Sun City, Arizona, Thursday, with TV cameras following them as law enforcement closed in.

3 men try to join ISIS: Here's what we know

Their arrests took place in New York and Florida.

AG: Baker couple stole almost $450,000 from state’s Medicaid program

A Baker husband and wife have been arrested for conspiring to defraud the state’s Medicaid program of more than $400,000, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Apple iPhone import ban sought by suit

Networking giant Ericsson is trying to stop Apple from importing iPhones and iPads to the United States. It's part of a prolonged patent dispute between the two companies that has recently landed in several courts.

Google allows porn on Blogger after backlash

In a reversal, Google says that porn will continue to be allowed on its Blogger site.

UnitedHealth limits coverage for most common hysterectomies

The nation's largest insurer is putting sharp limits on the most common form of hysterectomies, saying the procedure poses a health threat and that a different form of the surgery has been found to be safer.