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Obama looking to cut sex abstinence education

President Obama wants to ax funding for abstinence from sex education.

Fancy NYC restaurant receives 42 health violations

One of New York City's most exclusive restaurants is in a real pickle after being served a "C" grade by the New York City Department of Health.

CA teacher finds 3rd graders smoking pot in bathroom

Three students in California were busted, police say, for smoking pot in a school bathroom. The students are only eight and nine-years-old.

Family bulldog attacks 14-month-old baby in CO

A bulldog turned on a member of its family, attacking a 14-month-old boy near Denver. Nobody wants to respond to a call like this.

Ohio school suspends 10-year-old for making fingers into shape of gun

Ten-year-old Nathan Entingh doesn't understand why he got suspended from school for three days.

Obama wants better tax deal for working families

President Obama included several tax proposals to help low- and middle-income families in his 2015 budget proposal on Tuesday.

Same-sex couples still face tax nightmares

Married same-sex couples finally have the right to file their federal taxes jointly this year. But for many of those living in states that don't recognize their unions, this will be the most complicated and expensive tax season yet.

Student's lawsuit against parents for support loses first round in court

A high school senior's lawsuit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition hit a hurdle Tuesday when a New Jersey judge denied the teenager's request for immediate financial assistance from the parents.

'Housewives' stars plead guilty to fraud charges

Two stars of the popular Bravo reality TV show "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" pleaded guilty Tuesday to several federal fraud charges, including conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and lying on mortgage and loan applications

The devil's in the details: What else is in Obama's budget?

The battle over the budget often revolves around politically partisan issues of taxes and spending.