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MSNBC host apologizes after panel makes fun of Romney photo with black grandchild

An MSNBC host apologized Tuesday morning after she and panelists on her weekend program faced criticism for poking fun at a photo of Mitt Romney, his wife and their nearly two dozen grandchildren, zeroing in on the Romneys' recently adopted

Obit: RIP, light bulb

It lit up the world and showed us all our way. It served presidents, princes, and paupers with equal alacrity.

Hangover cures for the New Year's Eve party animals

New Year’s Eve is easily the biggest drinking night of the year, as party people toast the wins and losses of the previous 12 months.

Target's latest holiday shopping problem

 Target has run into more holiday shopping trouble. The retailer confirmed on Tuesday that some customers are having problems using their Target gift cards at the cash register.

Experts debate beach photobomber: Shark or dolphin?

A shadowy figure in a wave near children swimming at a southern California beach has experts disagreeing.

SEC Network hires Tim Tebow

Former Florida quarterback and Heisman winner, Tim Tebow, has been hired as a college football analyst for the SEC Network launching in August 2014.

Second bombing hits Russia as Sochi Olympics near

Another suspected suicide bombing struck the southern Russian city of Volgograd on Monday, killing at least 14 people and further highlighting Russia's security challenges as it prepares to host the Winter Olympics in less than six weeks.

New Year, new laws: Obamacare, pot, guns and drones

Not everyone subscribes to a New Year's resolution, but Americans will be required to follow new laws in 2014.

Mother, accused of killing teen daughter, attempts to poison rest of family

Disturbing allegations shocked people living at an apartment complex in Casa Grande, Arizona. A woman is accused of killing her 13 year-old daughter and trying to kill her other three kids and her ex-husband, Steve Ryan reports.

Last chance to stream 'Titanic,' 'Top Gun' on Netflix

 If you're planning to stay home New Year's Day and stream classic movies on Netflix, you may be out of luck.