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Republicans see shift in party ahead of same-sex marriage arguments

Republicans on Sunday described cracks appearing in their party's long-held opposition to same-sex marriage, an issue set to gain renewed attention when the Supreme Court hears arguments on its legality this week.

An invincible smart phone in the making

How would you like to have a scratch-proof and unbreakable screen smartphone? The next wave of smartphones  and tablets may be equipped with screens made from manufactured sapphires.

Baylor student dies finishing marathon

A college student collapses near the finish line of a half marathon Saturday morning. Baylor student, Daniel Jones, 23, of North Richland Hills, Texas, was rushed to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Pilot wannabe gets nonstop ride to jail

The angry Frenchman came upon an audacious solution when he couldn't fly business class, a plan worthy of "Catch Me If You Can."

Obama tours Petra on last stop of Middle East tour

U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up his trip to the Middle East on Saturday with a walking tour of the ancient city of Petra in Jordan.

Baby shot dead in stroller; 2 Georgia teens charged with murder

Two teen boys in this coastal city were charged with murder Friday, accused in the fatal shooting of a 13-month-old boy who was in a stroller being pushed by his mother.

FBI seeks possible links in Texas, Colorado killings

Days after he led police in a wild car chase that ended in a hail of gunfire, authorities are investigating the driver's links to two Colorado killings. And whether he has ties to a third shooting, in Texas, earlier this year.

Group paints rainbow colored home across from Westboro Church

A non-profit group called Planting Peace sponsored the project.

School shooter wears 'KILLER' shirt during life sentencing

Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane will spend the rest of his life in prison in the deaths of three students last year, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Fourth Carnival Cruise ship experiences trouble at sea

First, it was Triumph. Then, Elation. Then, Dream. And now, Legend.