A teacher from Iowa challenged his students to design his diet plan about a year ago. But the food they had to design the diet around isn't your typical health food. Stacey Springob met with the educator in Wisconsin and has his story.
The Ebola virus kills about half those it infects, but many myths surround the illness.
"I think the number one misconception is you can get it from sharing air with someone, or you can get it from casual contact by sharing a pen or something like that very readily," said Dr. Patrick Luedtke with Lane County Public Health, "and that doesn't appear to be the case at all."
While the CDC reports over 800 deaths in four West African countries, an outbreak in the U.S. is highly unlikely.
There's a new restaurant in Canada with a twist. You don't have to speak to place your order, and many of the staff are deaf. As Lorenda Reddekopp reports, the owners hope it will become a popular hangout place for everyone.
Some of the best mixed martial artists train in New Mexico. Many of them compete at the highest levels of MMA. But World Championships will probably not impress you the way one Albuquerque teen will. Orlando Sanchez introduces us to a kid who's gained the respect of the fighting community, without the use of one arm and both legs!
Your parents told you never to pick up hitchhikers, but this is an exception. A robot is trying to hitchhike across Canada by himself (herself or itself?) It's called "Hitchbot" and its creators started its journey by leaving him on the side of the road. CNN's Jeanne Moos has more on his journey.
If you have a southern accent -- would you consider saying "goodbye" to "howdy, y'all"? The Oak Ridge National Laboratory was going to offer a speech class for it's workers to do just that. But enough people complained at the lab -- to get it canceled for good. Cameron Taylor has more.