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15 of history’s deadliest disease outbreaks

Throughout history, hundreds of millions of lives have been lost to epidemics and pandemics.  Here are 15 of the deadliest.

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PHOTOS: Partial solar eclipse

Take a look at these photos of Thursday's partial solar eclipse of the sun, taken through a Questar telescope in Troy, Michigan. Photos are courtesy of David Harrington of the Warren Astronomical Society.

Images: 'Motown the Musical' opens in Detroit

"Motown the Musical" opened in Detroit on Wednesday with appearances by some of the greats.

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Richest person in each U.S. state

Private wealth consultancy Wealth-X has compiled a list of the richest person in each of the 50 U.S. states. Take a look at some of the more notable wealthy figures and find out where they reside.

Playboy's Top 10 party schools of 2014

Playboy magazine's annual list of party schools is out. Did your alma mater make the list?

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Most affordable big U.S. cities

Kiplinger.com recently compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in the United States based on several factors. Take a look at th2014 list of the most affordable big cities in America.

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Americans detained abroad

After five months of detention in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle arrived back in Ohio early Wednesday for an emotional reunion with his family. Here's a look at other Americans who have been detained abroad and their fates.

Most 'appetizing' U.S. cities for zombies

When the undead rise up, you won't want to be in paradise. Honolulu is the most "appetizing" U.S. city for zombies, according to a fun new set of rankings.

Slideshow: Detroit Lions in London

The Detroit Lions are in London for their game Sunday morning against the Atlanta Falcons. Local 4's Tim Pamplin (@NightCam) is back in his homeland!

U.S. Marine Corps

On this day: October 23

The Smurfs are born, the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.

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Renee Zellweger through the years

Oscar winner Renee Zellweger is barely recognizable in new photos taken at a charity event Monday night. Look back at her career -- and her many looks -- through the years.

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20 most annoying drivers

A survey reveals which drivers and driving behaviors Americans find most annoying.

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So those celebs are Canadian, eh?

There's more to Canada than hockey, as these celebrities, including birthday boy and Vancouver native Ryan Reynolds, remind us of all our neighbors to the north have to offer.

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Richest British celebs under 30

British entertainment magazine Heat has published its annual list of the richest British celebrities under 30. Take a look at the rankings.

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On this day: October 24

The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.

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A new way to treat those sore knees

Tonight at 11 p.m. - Dr. McGeorge shows you how local doctors are testing a new way to rebuild our knees.

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