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Hillary Clinton announces support for same-sex marriage

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced for the first time Monday she supports marriage rights for same-sex couples, saying that "gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights."

Obama nominates Thomas Perez as labor secretary

Thomas Perez has climbed America's "ladder of opportunity" and now can help others do the same, President Barack Obama said on Monday in nominating the assistant U.S. attorney general as labor secretary.

"RIHANNA 777" Airs Monday, May 6th on FOX

Rihanna will be soaring to new heights in the exclusive world premiere of her concert documentary RIHANNA 777, airing Monday, May 6 on FOX.

Working from home saves me thousands

One telecommuter saw his gas bill shoot up $300 a month. Another quit because she would have been forced to shell out thousands of dollars a year for child care.

Grand jury to investigate Steubenville rape case

A grand jury will investigate whether anyone else should be charged in the events surrounding the August sexual assault of a 16-year-old, Ohio's attorney general said after a judge convicted two teenagers of rape in the incident.

Why teens may be behind on vaccinations

A new survey finds even though vaccines for certain teenage illnesses are available and are found to be safe, many parents aren't having their teens inoculated. The question is why?

Francis to meet Argentina's president as decades-old accusations persist

The Vatican has sought to quell controversy over Pope Francis' conduct during Argentina's so-called Dirty War, amid accusations that he could have done more to protect two Jesuit priests who were kidnapped.

New York gun shows agree to new safety rules

New York authorities said Thursday that they had reached a deal with 23 gun show operators in the state after an investigation revealed weapons were sold without proper background checks.

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.