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A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute sayse global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute sayse global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
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McKinsey report says obesity costs hit $2 trillion

LONDON (AP) -- A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute released Thursday that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually - nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism.

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Software engineer shows on his computer how he hacked into a phone app during a demonstration at the Black Hat USA 2014 cyber security conference in Las Vegas in August. (AP Photo/David Becker, file)
Software engineer shows on his computer how he hacked into a phone app during a demonstration at the Black Hat USA 2014 cyber security conference in Las Vegas in August. (AP Photo/David Becker, file)
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Russian website may be hacking your home security cams

LONDON (AP) -- A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.

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Aerial View Of John F. Kennedy Airport
Aerial View Of John F. Kennedy Airport (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Feds investigating drone sightings at Kennedy Airport

NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal officials are investigating after three commercial pilots reported drones flying near their planes as they approached New York City's Kennedy Airport this week.

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Prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions, in Willingboro, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions, in Willingboro, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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Soaring generic drug prices draw US Senate scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.

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Police investigate a shooting at Strozier Library on Florida State campus in Tallahassee, Fla.
Police investigate a shooting at Strozier Library on Florida State campus in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
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Police: Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.

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A man digs out his driveway in Depew, N.Y.
A man digs out his driveway in Depew, N.Y. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Derek Gee)
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Round 2: Buffalo braces for another wintry wallop

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A new blast of lake-effect snow began pounding Buffalo on Thursday, piling more misery on a city already buried by an epic, deadly snowfall that could leave some areas with more than 8 feet of snow on the ground when it's all done.

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Don't drink and drive
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MADD survey looks at designated drivers

Drunk driving will most likely be a problem on our roads until the end of time, but new research would suggest there is growing awareness about the dangers of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated.

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President Barack Obama speaks during in the East Room of the White House Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Barack Obama speaks during in the East Room of the White House Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Obama to announce immigration steps Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation, defying Republican lawmakers who say such a step would poison relations with the new GOP led legislature.

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Dog wearing two GoPro cameras, one on his back and one on his chest, held on by what is known as a Fetch dog harness. (AP Photo/GoPro)
Dog wearing two GoPro cameras, one on his back and one on his chest, held on by what is known as a Fetch dog harness. (AP Photo/GoPro)
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Stupid pet gifts or great holiday finds?

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging won't have to shop for long to find the perfect holiday gift. Wrap up a dog harness that holds GoPro's durable cameras and watch Frisbee fetch, lazy lap naps and every memory in between come alive.

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Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks at Florida International University College of Law in Miami Monday.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks at Florida International University College of Law in Miami Monday. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
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HealthCare.gov site omits green card uploads for eligibility

WASHINGTON (AP) -- HealthCare.gov is working better, but immigrants are running into what looks like an obvious slip-up.

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