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CDC: Vaping-related lung injuries rise to 1,604 cases nationwide

As of Tuesday, there were 1,604 lung injury cases associated with e-cigarette products in 49 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alaska is the only state without a reported case.

Oxycodone overdoses: 4 dead in 24 hours

In a 24-hour period, at least four people have died of overdoses likely from synthetic oxycodone pills, and now San Diego police are looking for the drug's supplier.

Mystique of Mount Everest fueled by myths

Ever since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to summit Mount Everest in 1953, adventurers the world over have tried to follow in their footsteps.

Notable deaths of 2018

Click through to see which notable entertainers, athletes, politicians and celebrities we've lost this year.