Cars alone in the sun can feel like an oven in little more than an hour for a child left inside

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- It happened again this week, a 1-year-old girl was accidentally left in a car seat in the back of her parents’ pickup truck in their Nashville, Tennessee, driveway. The you... Read More

The latest dating trend tied to social media: 'orbiting'

(NEW YORK) -- Have you been a victim of orbiting?

It's not quite ghosting, when someone completely cuts off contact after a date, but it's a new term to describe what many may experience in online dating.

Imagine going on a few ... Read More

Loneliness does more than pull on your heart strings -- it may hurt your heart

(NEW YORK) -- Silent, uncomfortable, forlorn, withdrawn -- these are all feelings likely felt by the lonely.

Research shows that these feelings don’t just cause emotional stress, they are part of a real association between social iso... Read More

Breaking down the debate over violent video games and school shootings

(NEW YORK) -- The investigation into the latest deadly school shooting is far from over, but that hasn't stopped some people from drawing conclusions about the alleged shooter's influences.

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick argued that violent vi... Read More

Vegas shooting survivor and surgeon that saved him share unlikely connection

(LAS VEGAS) -- Hours after tragedy struck at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 of last year, an unlikely connection was discovered between an injured survivor and the doctor that saved his life.

Philip Aurich and h... Read More

Washington, DC, mayor reveals she's adopted a baby: 'People start their families in many different ways'

(WASHINGTON) -- The mayor of Washington, D.C., is a 45-year-old single woman who has worked her way to the very top of the city’s government, becoming the youngest person and only the second woman to be mayor.

Mayor Muriel Bowser is ... Read More

7 firefighter dads who welcomed babies within months pose in seriously adorable photo shoot

(GLENPOOL, Okla.) -- These firefighter experienced a serious baby boom after seven of them welcomed newborns just months apart.

The ladder-men of Glenpool Fire Department in Glenpool, Oklahoma, posed with their kids on Sunday in adorable p... Read More

Cancer deaths are down overall, new report says

(NEW YORK) -- Good news -- cancer deaths are down overall.

Cancer deaths dipped almost 2 percent a year between 1999 and 2015 among men, about 1.5 percent a year for women, according to a new report. And although cancer rates actually incr... Read More

Blind, elderly horse rescued after falling into 8-foot well

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- This was a rescue that emergency workers in Germantown, Ohio, won't soon forget.

A horse that is more than 20 years old and blind fell backward into an 8-foot-deep well pit on containing pressure tanks and pumps on Sund... Read More

About the experimental vaccine deployed in Congo to fight the Ebola virus

(NEW YORK) -- As the deadly Ebola virus rises again in central Africa, health officials have decided to try a different approach to fight back –- rushing more than 7,500 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to the Democratic Republic of Congo... Read More

Suicide-related hospital visits for children and teens up sharply

(NEW YORK) -- Suicide-related hospital visits for children have increased sharply in the U.S., new research finds.

The study in Pediatrics found that from 2008 to 2015 the proportion of children's hospital visits arising from suicide attem... Read More