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Bad weather is not affecting your back pain - but high winds might

Have you ever noticed that your lower back pain flares up during a rainstorm? Or when the temperature suddenly drops? Or when there's a change in humidity or air pressure?

Is exercise work or play? Weight gain or loss depends on your answer

It's a common rookie mistake, but plenty of diet-and-exercise veterans make it, too: With an act of will, you muster yourself to the gym or the track, and you gut your way through an arduous workout. When you sit down to dinner or go to the break room later that day, you say to yourself, "By...

'Wild' trailer: Reese Witherspoon blazes a trail toward redemption

Reese Witherspoon is roughing it on the road less traveled in the first trailer for "Wild," an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling 2012 memoir about her 1,1000-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

Stocks end lower after bank scare in Europe

U.S. stocks are ending lower as fears about the health of a European bank weigh on the market.

Uber passengers allegedly taken on wild car chase in D.C., Virginia

Three Uber customers were allegedly taken on the ride of their lives this week when their driver decided to flee from a taxi inspector and race through Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon.com alleging that the online retailer unlawfully billed parents millions of dollars for mobile in-app purchases accidentally made by their kids.

Girl, 15, hailed as heroine after Houston-area shooting that killed 6

A 15-year-old Texas girl was being hailed as a heroine after her aunt's estranged husband allegedly shot and killed six people including four children in their suburban Houston home, officials said Thursday.

Emmys 2014: Sarah Paulson gets emoji surprise, praises 'Thrones'

Sarah Paulson of FX's "American Horror Story: Coven" found out about her lead actress Emmy nomination in an emoji-laden text message that she was expected to decipher so early in the morning.

TV ratings: Halle Berry's 'Extant' gets big audience that skews older

Halle Berry's new sci-fi series launched with a big audience Wednesday night for CBS but didn't blast off quite like "Under the Dome" did last year.

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB

Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California?

Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad,' 'True Detective' among nominees for best drama

"Breaking Bad," "True Detective," "House of Cards" and "Game of Thrones" earned Emmy nominations in the drama series category Thursday morning, while comedies "Modern Family," "Orange Is the New Black" and "Veep" also performed well...

Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine.

Indiana won't recognize same-sex marriages performed after ruling

Indiana won't recognize the same-sex marriages that were hurriedly performed after a federal judge struck down the state's ban in June, state officials announced this week.

Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline

American Apparel Inc. is getting a financial lifeline from its largest shareholders in an agreement that could leave founder Dov Charney out in the cold.

Shooting leaves several dead in Harris County, Texas, authorities report

Several people have been gunned down  outside Houston, law enforcement officials said.

Trial delayed for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes

The murder trial of James E. Holmes, charged in the Aurora, Colo. theater massacre, will be delayed to allowed enough time for a second sanity review to be completed, a judge ruled on Wednesday.

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