Woman Sparks Controversy for Pumping Iron While Pregnant

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_f8eb84475c.jpgElisenda Roig/Bongarts/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- Controversial photos of a pregnant California woman lifting 75 pounds for exercise have ignited a flurry of Facebook comments as some call into question the practice of pumping iron while expecting. Lee-Ann Ellison started training for weightlifting figure competitions at the age of 20. Now she's along 33 weeks in her pregnancy, and told ABC News she is keeping up with her practice, which makes her "feel really confident and really good" about her body.

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Transgender Teen Named Homecoming Queen Faces Backlash

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_47962cf655.jpgJahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images (HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.) -- The first transgender teen at a Huntington Beach, Calif., high school to be named homecoming queen broke down crying in a YouTube video after what was supposed to be her "happiest day" was marred by criticism, she said. In a video posted on her YouTube account Saturday, Cassidy Lynn Campbell said that earning the title of homecoming queen was supposed to be "so monumental and memorable."

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Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer Have Options

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_3f3f4e2c35.jpgThomas Barwick/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Nearly a quarter of a million men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. The disease will affect one in six men in their lifetime. But the evidence shows that men are more likely to die with prostate cancer than from it. So when newly diagnosed, it is important to take a few days to get informed by both a doctor and internet sites like www.cancer.gov.

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Robot Empathy Could Affect Battlefield Mentality

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_03216ec9f3.jpgJohn Moore/Staff/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- As war relies more and more on automated machines like drones and bomb-diffusing robots, soldiers may start thinking of these tools as comrades instead of just machines, according to one researcher. Julie Carpenter, a researcher and author based in Seattle, interviewed multiple soldiers based in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit about their work operating robots that diffuse or locate bombs.

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Brotherly Love Goes Viral, Band Surprises Bullied Sister

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_77c996fb75.jpgCourtesy Karen Suffern (NEW YORK) -- The 8-year-old boy whose letter went viral after asking Santa to stop kids at school from bullying his twin sister, got one of his requests fulfilled Friday on ABC’s Good Morning America. His sister, Amber, a fan of the band Big Time Rush, got serenaded by her favorite band in New York City.

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