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Federal worker pay freeze likely to be extended

Federal government workers just can't catch a break. It's looking pretty likely that the two-year pay freeze -- that was expiring at the end of this month -- is going to be extended again through Dec. 31.

Carnival nightmare: Another cruise ship reports trouble at sea

First it was Triumph, then Elation, Dream and now Legend. While they are happy names for cruise ships, some passengers say they've had experiences recently that belie those names.

Devoted New Orleans teacher vanishes without a trace

Terrilynn Monette had no problem uprooting her life to help children.

Carnival to fly passengers home after another cruise failure

Carnival Cruise Lines is working to fly all passengers on one of its cruises back to Florida after the ship suffered a generator failure while docked in the Caribbean.

New York woman holding baby falls from 8th floor to her death

A woman plunged to her death from the eighth floor of an apartment building in New York, with her baby clutched in her arms.

Military rape victims: Stop blaming us

BriGette McCoy described how she was raped on her first military assignment, two weeks before her 19th birthday. She described how, later that year, she was raped by another soldier in her unit.

Attorneys: Los Angeles schools to pay $30 million in teacher's sexual lewdness case

The Los Angeles public school system is going to pay $30 million to settle 58 of 191 students' lawsuits alleging they were victims of sexually lewd acts by an elementary school teacher, two of the plaintiff attorneys said.

Steubenville teens treated girl 'like a toy,' prosecutor says

Two Steubenville, Ohio, football stars sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl, treating her "like a toy," a state prosecutor said Wednesday in the opening statement of the teens' rape trial.

New Pope has been named

Jorge Bergogolio, the archbishop of Buenos Aires, was elected pope on Wednesday, the first pontiff from Latin America to lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.

Teen rape trial shines unwelcome spotlight on Ohio town, football team

Once, high school football was the thing that brought people together in the eastern Ohio town of Steubenville.