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Milk Might Not Save Your Bones

A new study suggests the bone-strengthening powers of milk may not be true, finding that high intake doesn't appear to protect against bone fractures

Kaci Hickox and boyfriend Ted Wilbur go for a bike ride in Fort Kent, Maine on Oct. 30, 2014.

Ebola Nurse Remains Defiant

Kaci Hickox continued to defy Maine's isolation order after her Thursday bike ride, as talks between the nurse and Governor Paul LePage broke down

Handout of Matthew Eric Frein, 31, of Canadensis, Pennsylvania

Accused Cop Killer Eric Frein Arrested

Eric Frein, 31, who is accused of shooting dead state trooper Bryon Dickson and seriously wounding another trooper, is now in the custody of Pennsylvania police after a seven-week manhunt. The FBI had named him on its 10 most wanted list

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Apple CEO Tim Cook Is 'Proud to Be Gay'

Tim Cook announced Thursday that he's gay, in an essay that puts him among the highest-profile publicly out business leaders in the world. "I'm proud to be gay," he said, "and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me"

The Temple Mount compound with The Dome of the Rock seen in Jerusalem, Oct. 30, 2014.

Heavy Security as Israel Reopens Jerusalem Holy Site

Israel deployed security personnel amid rising tensions on Friday as Muslim worshippers — men must be over the age of 50 — made their way through a welter of Israeli checkpoints to the site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during a game against the New York Knicks on Oct. 30, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.

LeBron James Loses Homecoming Game to Knicks

The New York Knicks held the Cavs off with a shocking 95-90 win on Thursday that ruined James' homecoming. He did not play a good game, or even an average one, writes Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated, but that won't matter for long

2014 Storycorps Gala Hosted By Stephen Colbert

Final Episode of The Colbert Report to Air in December

Stephen Colbert has announced that the last The Colbert Report will air on Dec. 18. Colbert, who is expected to replace David Letterman as host of The Late Show in 2015, revealed the date during Thursday's show. A date has not been set for Letterman's exit

Ebola Virus

Kleenex Maker Faces $500 Million Suit Over Ebola Gowns

Kleenex tissue maker Kimberly-Clark Corp. is being sued for more than $500 million by a California law firm that alleges the company falsely claimed their MICROCOOL Breathable High Performance Surgical Gown protected against Ebola

Paper cups of different sizes are seen on display at Starbuck's first Colombian store at 93 park in Bogota

Starbucks Announces Plans for Coffee Delivery Service

If you’re one of those people that can’t start their day without a cup of Starbucks coffee, you may soon have to go no farther than your front door. During the company’s earnings conference call, CEO Howard Schultz outlined plans to begin a delivery service next year

Hawaii Kilauea Volcano Lava

Hawaii Enlists National Guard in Volcano Threat

A delegation of 83 National Guard troops headed to Hawaii on Thursday to prevent looters ransacking evacuated houses in the Big Island community of Pahoa, as a river of molten lava from the Kilauea volcano continues to creep toward the small town

Jose Manuel Barroso, Guenther Oettinger, Alexander Novak, Andriy Kobolev , Alexey Miller, Maros Sefcovic, Yuriy Prodan

Ukraine, Moscow Reach Deal on Russian Gas Supply

Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a multibillion-dollar deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the E.U. throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine