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U.S. Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases in April

The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday it will tackle the issue of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, or whether states are allowed to ban gay marriage.

Police arrest suspect in 1984 murder of 2 Houston sisters

Thirty years of police work went into a judge calling the name of Edmond Beauregard Degan, 57, in a downtown Houston, Texas courtroom Thursday. Degan is charged with the capital murder of Yleen Kennedy.

Ohio cop finds woman crying, pays to repair her car

On Monday, Cortney Bennett was having car trouble.

Former Utah teacher jailed for having sex with 3 teens

A former Utah high school teacher has been jailed without bond following accusations that she had sex with a third teenage boy.

Seattle suburb bans cheese ahead of NFL showdown with Green Bay

On Sunday the NFL's Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers will face off in the NFC Championship Game. For the Seahawks, winning would give them the chance to go back to the Super Bowl and perhaps net another Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Canadian couple reunited with dog stolen during Memphis visit

Terry and Lorie Travis were reunited with their beloved dog Dixie Friday morning, one week after the dog was stolen from their car in a Memphis, Tennessee parking lot.

More terror suspects arrested in Europe

First it was Paris. Then a foiled attack on the U.S. Capitol, now - Belgium.

Astronaut set to spend one year in space

NASA is sending astronaut Scott Kelly to live on the International Space Station for a year. That's the longest any U.S. astronaut has spent in space and twice as long as crew members usually stay on the space station.

CDC: this year's flu vaccine is only 23% effective

The flu seems to be everywhere this year, and since the vaccine is largely a mismatch to the viral strain that's circulating, experts are encouraging doctors to turn to prescription drugs to help ease flu symptoms for those who inevitably g

Utah AG takes down child sex trafficking ring in secret trip to Colombia

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes quietly made a trip to Colombia to participate in the takedown of a child sex trafficking operation.

New U.S.-Cuba rules go in effect tomorrow

The Obama administration has announced new rules, dramatically rolling back the half-century old trade embargo against Cuba. Much more trade and travel will be possible.

Handcuffed woman steals cop car, takes police on 100 mph chase

Pennsylvania investigators say a woman who was detained on shoplifting suspicions somehow managed to climb through a police cruiser's glass partition, and speed away while remaining handcuffed.

Florida toddler dies after escaping crib and walking into street

A toddler is dead after climbing out of his crib, leaving his home and wandering onto a Florida highway.

Alabama company agrees to remove ‘White Genocide’ billboard

A racially charged billboard along Alabama's Interstate 59 has been taken down. The controversial sign came down Wednesday after being posted along the southbound lanes on I-59 in Springville on Friday.

Ohio man accused of plotting attack on U.S. Capitol

Authorities have arrested an Ohio man they say was planning to set off pipe bombs in the U.S. Capitol, then shoot people as they fled.