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Running for your life

(NBC News) Few Americans can find the time to work out every day, but a new study shows that just a few minutes a day can produce huge benefits for your heart.

Succeeding with Autism

(KUSA) Turning junk into an opportunity is all in a day's work at Blue Star Recyclers in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Huge piles of dead bugs cause problems along the Mississippi River

(WEAU) Mayfly mayhem is causing problems in western Wisconsin. Pierce County deputies say a three car crash near Hager City when a driver lost control on the slippery road covered in mayflies.

Rallying around Danny

(NECN) With the help of more than 100 first responders, Danny Nickerson celebrated his sixth birthday at the home of the New England Patriots.

WWII WASP turns 100

(KPRC) Mayme Tanner at 100 years old is one of the few surviving members of the women's Air Force service pilots known as WASPs.

Missionary contracts ebola

(WCNC) A Charlotte, North Carolina woman who contracted the deadly ebola virus in Liberia had served as a missionary overseas with her husband for more than a dozen years, according to her pastor.

More VA employees said they were told to falsify data

(CNN) -- Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details

Ebola fears hit close to home

(CNN) -- Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

Small plane slams into truck while attempting to land on Nevada highway

(KRNV) A group of people are lucky to be alive after a small plane crash on Nevada's Pyramid Highway. "The plane was flying, and then, all of a sudden the engine just died," says pilot Fred Roscher.

Clerk packs a punch!

(KPRC) A Houston, Texas convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers on July 10, and the entire incident was caught on camera.

Freon frenzy

There are still nearly two months of summer left and your air conditioner might need a mid summer tune-up. But there is something you need to know about air conditioning before you make a call for repairs or replacements.

Media mogul will spend whatever it takes to get Hillary Clinton into the White House

Multi billionaire media mogul Haim Saban says he's willing to spend whatever it takes to get Hillary Clinton in the White House. The head of Univision recently made the comments to Bloomberg.

Mother leaves her children at Wal-Mart after getting busted for shoplifting

A Florida mother's attempt at shoplifting ended with her running from police and leaving her two crying children at the store. She's now facing child abuse charges, Shaun Chaiyabhat has the story.

Caught on cam: Terrifying train escape

(WTHR) An engineer thought he killed two people who dropped down on the railroad tracks right in front of his train, but in what some are calling a miracle, they survived. The close call was caught on video.

A new study finds the handshake transmits double the amount of bacteria

(NBC News) Our society dictates that when meeting someone new the polite thing to do is shake their hand. Now new research suggests the common handshake is great, if you want to make someone sick.