Jun 6, 2014 6:13pm

Family Wants Answers After Autistic Teen Drowns on School Trip

The family of an autistic California teen who drowned during a school trip says it wants to know why the teaching assistant assigned to watch over him at all times “wasn’t doing his job.” Erick Ortiz, 16, a sophomore at Garfield High School in Los… Read More »

Jun 5, 2014 3:15pm

‘Wounded Warrior’ Poised to Make Motocross History on Prosthetics

Off road in the California desert, Jesse Williamson is getting ready for the Baja 500, a grueling 500-mile dirt bike race that takes place on Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. But Williamson also faces an additional challenge. Related: Veteran goes for gold with sled hockey team… Read More »

By Gillian Mohney

Jun 5, 2014 2:38pm

Van Gogh’s Severed Ear Recreated With Relative’s Cells

A German artist has recreated a rare piece of Vincent Van Gogh: the famed artist’s severed ear. The piece, called “Sugababe” by Diemut Strebe, was engineered from tissue created with genetic material from one of Van Gogh’s relatives, according to the artist. Viewers can even… Read More »

By Gillian Mohney

Jun 5, 2014 12:56pm

Chobani Puts Lid on ‘Nature…Not Scientists’ Campaign

Chobani has pulled a slogan from some of its Greek yogurt lids that fueled a food fight on social media. The company’s “Simply 100″ yogurt, which contains 100 calories, had lids that read, “Nature got us to 100 calories, not scientists. #howmatters.” While the company… Read More »

Jun 5, 2014 10:48am

Family Finds Teen’s Secret Message Days After Cancer Death

Days after 13-year-old Athena Orchard died from cancer, her family discovered a hidden message on the back of her mirror. “Happiness depends on ourselves,” she wrote. “Maybe it’s not about the happy ending. Maybe it’s about the story.” Athena was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form… Read More »

Jun 4, 2014 12:13pm

Olympian Gabby Douglas Attempts Cartwheel Record

Gymnast Gabriel Douglas already has two Olympic gold medals under her belt. Now she’ll head to Pittsburgh on June 23 in hopes of adding to her impressive list of physical feats. She and hundreds of others will attempt to break the record for simultaneous cartwheels…. Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 3, 2014 7:00am

5 Beach Body Fit Tips from ‘Extreme Weight Loss’ Host Chris Powell

Warm weather is here, and for many, that means thoughts of dropping a few pounds to be ready for the beach. Chris Powell, master fitness trainer and host of ABC’s “Extreme Weight Loss,” appeared on “Good Morning America” today to share his five summer slim… Read More »

Jun 2, 2014 3:38pm

Drunk Japanese Turned into Human Billboards

Someone has been turning apparently drunken Japanese people into human billboards, framing them where they lie and including the English-language hashtag #nomisugi – which means “too drunk” in Japanese - and a message in Japanese characters apparently inviting bystanders to photograph and tweet what they see…. Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 2, 2014 12:28pm

E-Cigarette TV Ads Target Kids, Study Finds

By Hope T. Jackson, MD  Cigarette ads may have been banned from television since 1971, but that hasn’t stopped electronic cigarette makers from placing TV ads likely to be seen by children and young adults. Researchers at Research Triangle Institute International found that between 2011 and… Read More »

Jun 2, 2014 11:34am

91-Year-Old Marathoner Smokes the Competition

Many nonagenarians are happy if they can still tie their shoes. Harriette Thompson not only laced hers up, she smoked the competition at the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon Sunday. The 91-year-old from Charlotte, N.C., finished the 26.2-mile course in a time of seven… Read More »