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Texas woman has 2 sets of identical twins

A Texas woman got a quadruple Valentine's Day gift this year, giving birth to four babies - two sets of identical twins.

Author's description of Catherine as 'machine-made' doll sparks angry reactions

An award-winning author has whipped up controversy by describing Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, as a "machine-made" doll with a "plastic smile" who lacks the personality and human frailty

Preschoolers to discover what budget cuts mean

Come March 1, Head Start stands to lose more than $400 million of its nationwide funding.

Conn. police: News anchor arrested after domestic incident with news anchor wife

WCBS news anchor Rob Morrison is facing charges of allegedly choking his wife, CBS MoneyWatch anchor Ashley Morrison, according to Connecticut authorities.

Texas parents agree not to pressure teen to have abortion

The boyfriend of a 16-year-old, pregnant Texas girl who says her parents tried to force her to have an abortion told CNN on Monday that the couple never considered terminating the pregnancy.

Police: Man raped woman he met on Christian dating website

A California man is accused of raping a woman he met on a Christian dating website -- and police fear there may be other victims.

Report: Sandy Hook shooter tried to emulate Norway massacre

The shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School may have been motivated by a desire by Adam Lanza to outdo Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian man who killed 77 people in July 2011, law enforcement sources told CBS Evening News.

How Samsung is out-innovating Apple

There's no arguing that Apple set the standard for modern mobile devices with the iPhone and the iPad. It didn't take long after those two products launched for competitors to rush out their own copycat devices.

Environmentalists fill National Mall to fight climate change

Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama.

Investigators find fire clues aboard crippled Carnival Triumph

Investigators know roughly where the flames erupted in the engine room of the Carnival Triumph, but it could be a year before they learn what caused the fire, which left the massive ship adrift for days in the Gulf of Mexico.