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Honda unveils minivan with built-in vacuum cleaner

The minivan, the most domestic vehicle on American roads, is about to feel a little more like a house on wheels with a built-in vacuum cleaner.

Can winning really take care of everything in Tiger Woods' troubled life?

As prodigal golfer Tiger Woods resumes the world's No. 1 ranking, his chief sponsor, Nike, unveiled a slogan Tuesday that provokes robust debate on what is redemption and has Woods attained it.

Second day of same-sex marriage debate at Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear arguments on the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as only between a man and a woman.

Manson murder mystery: LAPD hopes decades-old tapes hold clues

The Los Angeles Police Department can have access to personal tape recordings between Charles Manson follower Charles D.

Indiana school vouchers upheld in ruling that could set precedent

In a ruling that could reverberate nationwide, the Indiana Supreme Court upheld the state's voucher program, which gives poor and middle class families public funds to help pay for private school tuition, including religious schools.

Ex-presidents receive millions from taxpayers

Being leader of the free world comes with a lot of perks and a new report shows they keep rolling in long after a commander-in-chief leaves office.

Dionne Warwick, down to $1,000 cash, files for bankruptcy

Dionne Warwick, one of the most recognizable pop voices of the 1960s, filed for bankruptcy last week citing more than $10 million in tax debt dating back to 1991.

Justices appear hesitant as they hear arguments over same-sex marriage

As partisans argued pointedly over same-sex marriage outside the U.S.

It's official: New Jersey man won $338M Powerball jackpot

He claimed he won the prize this week, and now it's official: Pedro Quezada of New Jersey is the winner of Saturday's $338 million Powerball jackpot, the New Jersey Lottery said Tuesday.

Amanda Knox vows to fight on as Italian judges order retrial in murder case

American Amanda Knox vowed Tuesday to fight with her head "held high" to prove her innocence after Italian Supreme Court judges ruled Tuesday she should stand trial again for the death of her former roommate in Italy.