The Supreme Court starts hearing arguments that could reshape how this country defines marriage. A new CBS News poll shows a majority of Americans now support same-sex marriage.
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Twitter reacts to Time's Person of the Year
Time has announced its Person of the Year for 2013: Pope Francis. The announcement, seen live on the "Today" show Wednesday, generated immediate reaction on Twitter. Here is a sampling.
Young newlyweds charged with Craigslist murder
A month after a Pennsylvania man was found stabbed to death in an alley, authorities have charged a recently married young couple in his death and they're looking into other possible murders tied to adult companionship ads placed by the couple.
VIDEO: Man found alive in the depths of the ocean
A man spent more than 60 hours trapped in a capsized tugboat at the bottom of the ocean off the coast of Nigeria before being rescued.
House passes extension of ban on plastic guns as NRA remains mum
The Republican-led House passed a bill Tuesday renewing a U.S. ban on plastic guns, just days before the 1988 law is set to lapse.
FCC chief shares pain of own proposal to allow calls on planes
The U.S. regulator proposing to end a ban on phone calls during commercial flights understands why some passengers say the change would take connectivity too far.
5 myths about health care's 'young invincibles'
Coined by the health insurance industry, the term "young invincibles" has come to describe 18- to 34-year-olds who go without coverage because they expect to remain healthy. Here, a few myths are debunked about who these uninsured young people are and what they want from the health-care system.
Aspiring rapper arrested in connection with burned, dismembered body
An aspiring rapper wanted in connection with the brutal slaying of a man whose dismembered and burned remains were found last week in two locations in Massachusetts has been arrested in San Diego, police said.
Flood insurance changes may swamp homeowners
Cuts to federal flood insurance subsidies threaten to cause steep hikes in insurance bills for those buying property in FEMA-designated "high risk" areas, and the ripple effect is washing onto the main streets and blue-collar blocks of the nation's river cities and towns.
Gun-wielding citizens corral Walmart shoplifters
Police in this south Georgia town say two drunk men trying to steal $227 worth of meat from Walmart were stopped by two armed citizens, who held the suspects at gunpoint until police could arrest them.
Military bases are our most exclusive gated communities
Inside, troops and their families live and work on massive military bases, separated geographically, socially and economically from the society they serve.
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