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'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' hits ratings high

TLC is probably pretty pleased right now.

Massachusetts appeals ruling on prisoner sex change

Massachusetts is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the state must pay for the sex-change surgery of a transsexual prison inmate.

Referees, NFL continue contract talks

Representatives for the National Football League and its referees' association met Wednesday as the league was handing out stiff fines to two of its coaches for abusing replacement officials.

Singer Andy Williams dies at the age of 84

UPDATE (10:43am): Legendary singer Andy Williams, known for his smooth voice and classics such as "Moon River," died after a year-long battle with bladder cancer at his Branson, Missouri, home Tuesday night, his family said.

NFL admits Green Bay should have won, won't overturn call

Sputtering frustration over replacement officials in the National Football League burst into full-open revolt after a controversial end-zone call that decided the fate -- wrongly, it turns out -- of Monday night's game between the Green Bay

Justices will soon decide whether to take up same-sex marriage appeals

The Supreme Court may announce as early as Tuesday whether it will take up the divisive issue of same-sex marriage.

Secret revealed: Ohio woman unknowingly married father

It was a dark secret. The kind that destroys lives, devastates families and decimates faith.

Is Chick-fil-A re-thinking their anti-gay views?

With Chick-fil-A's recent reputation for anti-gay support, going to get a sandwich can be a political issue.

Bagged spinach recalled on listeria fears

The Kroger chain of grocery stores announced Tuesday that it has issued a voluntary recall of bagged spinach on fears of listeria contamination.