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Royal Mail warns family after cat attacks

Bella the cat's family says she's always been a sweet and loving pet, but the kitty has apparently become a menace to the British postal service.

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NASA maps Zika's potential spread in the US

NASA scientists have created a map to better target future search-and-destroy missions for the deadliest animal on the planet, the female Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery

One day in 2013, young Bryn Thomas suddenly became very sick. He was pale, anxious, shaking and pacing. For almost two years, his doctors and parents couldn't figure out what was happening to him. And even worse, Bryn was unable to tell them.

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'Seinfeld' stars then and now

With Jerry Seinfeld celebrating his 62nd birthday on Friday, take a look at some of the stars of the classic '90s sitcom "Seinfeld" then and now.

Deaths linked to opioids are skyrocketing, and so is the number of Americans abusing the drugs, experts say.

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Opioids and overdoses: 4 things to know

Deaths linked to opioids are skyrocketing, and so is the number of Americans abusing the drugs, experts say.

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China gets into genetic breakthrough business

The future of regenerative medicine may be in your toilet, according to cutting-edge research in China.

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Thousands clamoring to comfort crying Maryland pup

If you've ever hidden from those devastating Sarah McLachlan SPCA commercials, you may not be emotionally prepared for Juice, a depressed pup in Derwood, Maryland, whose online whimpering is landing him tons of admirers.

Michael Phelps, 2008 Olympics, 400-meter individual medley

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Phelps: 'I don't know if I'm an alcoholic'

Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, has a checkered and well-publicized history with alcohol and drug use.

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Red-hot redheaded celebrity women

Hollywood icon Ann-Margret, who celebrates her 75th birthday Thursday, is just one of our favorite carrot-top women. Check out some more in this slideshow.

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Can this app change schizophrenia treatment?

People with schizophrenia often say the disease is an isolating one. They can struggle to connect with loved ones or to find people who understand what they're dealing with.

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Why don't we know yet what killed Prince?

We might not know what killed pop superstar Prince for weeks or even months. And while forensic science-themed TV shows make it look quick and easy, and the technology has improved, modern death investigations take time.