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Greece mystery girl: Attorney for Roma couple says they adopted 'Maria'

The lawyer for a Roma couple accused of abducting the blond girl found living with them says the pair adopted the child from her biological mother.

Friend tipped off police to whereabouts of escaped Florida inmates

A tip from an acquaintance of one of two convicted murderers who were mistakenly released from prison led to their arrests at a Florida motel, the commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Sunday.

Mom of dead Florida teen sends birthday message, promises to fight bullying

Rebecca Sedwick should be 13 now. She should be enjoying the birthday cupcakes and ice cream her mom planned for her.

Same-sex marriages start in New Jersey, 14th state to recognize such unions

Marsha Shapiro and Louise Walpin married each other for the third time early Monday. But this time, it was especially memorable: They were among the first to tie the knot after same-sex marriage became legal in New Jersey.

Tropical Storm Raymond threatens Mexico's Pacific coast

Tropical Storm Raymond churned slowly north Sunday off Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening to dump heavy rain. A tropical storm watch was in effect from Acapulco to Lazaro Cardenas, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Stocks: Nothing holding the market back

With the government shutdown and debt ceiling showdown in the rear view, investors can breathe a sigh of relief -- for now. They'll turn their attention back to the economy and earnings.

Trading in your iPad? Do it now

With a new iPad likely around the corner, iPad trade-ins are on the rise -- and selling prices are falling fast.

JPMorgan, U.S. in tentative $13 billion settlement

JPMorgan Chase and the Department of Justice have tentatively agreed to a $13 billion civil settlement to resolve several investigations into the bank's mortgage securities business, according to a U.S.

5 things that have happened since Obamacare launched

Obamacare has survived a Supreme Court appeal, a government shutdown and ongoing challenges by opposing politicians. With few exceptions, every American must have health insurance by March 31 or pay a penalty fee.

Obama in weekly address: Frustration with Washington understandable

President Obama used his weekly address on Saturday to once again address Americans' frustration with policymakers in Washington, saying, not for the first time, that "there were no winners" in the protracted conflicts over the de