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Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued two new studies of sexually transmitted behavior just in time for Valentine's Day. And, let's just say... the results ain't pretty. Read more»

A Dec. 17 protest outside the lobbying offices of the NRA, just off Capital Hill.

Speaking on Meet the Press, President Barack Obama said that he was skeptical of the NRA's proposal to put armed guards in schools. Read more» 1

Farmer Doug Goyings examines the drought-damaged corn on his farm in Paulding County, OH, on July 17. The U.S. Drought Monitor currently reports that 61 percent of the continental United States is in a moderate to exceptional drought.

Obama will announce a $170 million initiative to buy meat from farmers for drought aid. Read more»

Spanish Sikhs in 2011.

Sikhs have been targeted as victims of hate crimes since September 11, 2001. Here are some facts about the religion. Read more»

Armstrong rides in the 2004 Tour de France.

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has brought formal charges against Lance Armstrong, which may cause the former cyclist to lose his seven Tour de France victories. "I have never doped," Armstrong said via Twitter. Read more»

Herman Cain

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain will make a "major announcement" on Saturday. Cain is inviting his top supporters and donors for a meeting in which he'll let them know if he intends to continue his campaign Read more» 1

The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 8.6 percent in November, as 120,000 jobs were added, up from 100,000 in October. Read more»

Herman Cain

Herman Cain told senior members of his campaign staff Tuesday that he was reassessing whether he should continue his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Read more»

Greek Prime Minister George Papandeou speaks at a press conference following a meeting of the European Council on Oct. 27 in Brussels, Belgium.

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is expected to resign from his position after the nation's new coalition government has been formed, a spokesman from his party said Sunday. Read more»

A scene from TakeThisLollipop.com's film that uses a person's Facebook information to create a personalized scary movie.

A creepy man in a dimly lit room stares at his computer screen while stalking your Facebook page. He clicks through some of your more embarrassing moments, documented only for your friends. Your only misstep? Allowing a page with a giant blue lollipop to access your Facebook information. Read more»