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7 social media resolutions for 2014

OK, so you've resolved to lose weight, travel more and organize your finances in 2014. That's a good start.

Be gone, selfie! And take twerk with you!

 Gosh, you guys really hate selfie. And we see the hate runs so deep you don't mean just the images, you mean the word itself.

Catholic groups ask Supreme Court to delay Obamacare mandate

A group of Catholic organizations, in an emergency appeal on Tuesday, asked the Supreme Court to delay the Obamacare requirement that certain religious-affiliated groups provide contraception and "abortion-inducing drug" coverage to t

Arizona mother admits to killing daughter, poisoning other kids, police say

An Arizona mother has admitted to suffocating her 13-year-old daughter and trying to kill her other children by poisoning them, police said Tuesday.

Federal judge upholds most of New York gun law

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a New York gun law restricting assault weapons and large-capacity magazines was constitutional, but he threw out a provision prohibiting the loading of more than seven rounds of ammunition into a firearm.

Fast and Furious gun turns up at Mexican resort shootout

A dramatic shootout between authorities and suspected cartel gunmen at a Mexican seaside resort this month has ties to a botched U.S. gun operation.

New Year's fast facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, which marks the end of the old year and the beginning of the new year.

What you need to know about the Bowl Championship Series

Here's a look at what you need to know about the college football Bowl Championship Series (BCS).

2013 year in review

Here is a look back at the events of 2013. Notable U.S. Events: January 1 - Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Maryland. January 2 - President Barack Obama signs a bill that averts the "fiscal cliff."

Help for homeless college students

As the number of homeless college students grows, schools, aid organizations and advocates from across the country are taking steps to help.