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2013 Gallup Poll: Hillary Clinton, Obama most admired among Americans

Talk about a streak. Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman among Americans for the 12th-straight year, according to a national poll released Monday by Gallup.

Make a new kind of New Year's resolution

"Lose weight" is one of the top New Year's resolutions every year. You've probably made it once or twice yourself, and we commend you for accomplishing such an ambitious goal. Oh, you didn't?

Four money resolutions to make now

With 2014 around the corner, you might be thinking of changes to make -- whether it's to hit the gym more often or to finally take that cross-country road trip.

Top 10 tech 'fails' of 2013

"Fail fast." It's a mantra you hear in the tech-startup world -- a reminder to chase your dreams even if you need to pick up the pieces and start from scratch every now and then.

911-operator stops WA mom from jumping off bridge

It was probably the longest eight minutes of her life. A 9-1-1 dispatcher was on the line with a mother threatening suicide while her daughter watched.

The rise in e-cigarettes

The European Union has approved new anti-tobacco legislation that includes its first rules on electronic cigarettes. Under the deal, e-cigs will not be banned, but they also cannot be sold as medicinal products.

WA: Man still selling cars at 93

He has been selling cars since he was just a teenager. Now, Lloyd Ness is 93 and shows no signs of slowing down. And he's sharing his secret to sales and staying young.  

Top science and space stories of 2013

It has been a thrilling year of discovery in many areas of science, but also a sobering time -- federal funding cuts threaten the future of innovation, and rising carbon dioxide levels foreshadow environmental and health challenges linked to cl

CA Man Wakes from Coma, Gets Married

Love knows no bounds; a terrifying fall, months-long coma and on-going therapy couldn't stop a Sacramento couple from tying the knot on Christmas Day.

MA top court strikes down life without parole for juveniles

The highest court in Massachusetts Tuesday struck down down life sentences without parole for juveniles as unconstitutional, ruling that applying such sentences against minors was "strikingly similar, in many respects, to the death penalty