JFK's Injury Would Still Be Fatal Today

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_c5ee1b76bb.jpgLibrary Of Congress/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The gunshot wound that killed John F. Kennedy would still be fatal today, according to a surgeon who witnessed the president's final breaths. "With half of his brain gone and his cerebellum falling out, there's no way he could have survived then or now," said Dr. Robert McClelland, professor emeritus at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

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NY Man Needs a Kidney, 'So Donate Maybe'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_2e8900e419.jpgCourtesy Kevin Schurr (NEW YORK) -- Kevin Schurr, 27, has been waiting for a kidney transplant for more than a year, so he created a Facebook page to help him find a donor.  Its message?  "Hey I just met you, and this is crazy. I need a kidney, so donate maybe." In case you haven't already figured it out, the message is a take on "Call Me Maybe," the hit single by Carly Rae Jepsen.

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Keeping Track of Youngsters Can Keep Them from Gambling

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_cdcbf37ac7.jpgMichele Galli/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- You can gamble a little less with your children’s future if you pay closer attention to them once they turn 11. In a new study, researchers from Columbia University and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say that parents who keep track of their youngsters’ activities will help them avoid the pitfalls of problem gambling in their young adulthood.

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Dozens Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Leak at Utah Elementary School

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_b9bfdda5ad.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (SALT LAKE CITY) -- Kids and teachers became dizzy and passed out from carbon monoxide poisoning that forced the evacuation of an elementary school in rural southeastern Utah Monday. Emergency crews responded to calls from Montezuma Creek Elementary School of the San Juan School District, reporting carbon monoxide odors.  School maintenance workers found "problems associated with a water heater and the exhaust system," according to a press release.

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Free-Diver Dies While Attempting New Depths in Bahamas

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_c8249e4f5f.jpgclubdelphinus/Facebook (NEW YORK) -- A New York City man who had reached the pinnacle of free-diving has died after trying to break another record in the extreme sport. Nick Mevoli, 32, of Brooklyn, worked by day as a prop master on movie and TV sets, but beneath the waves, he was the star. “When it came to being in the water,” he said in a YouTube video dated August 2013, “that was where I really shined.”

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