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Domestic abuse phone number turns out to be sex chat line

The Lake County Sheriff's Office discovered a number printed on its domestic abuse and sexual assault brochure was actually a number for a sex chat line.

Obama: 'Shame on us' if Newtown doesn't bring new gun laws

President Barack Obama tried to shame the nation and Congress into action against gun violence Thursday, saying it is time to pass new laws after the tears and grief of tragedies like the Newtown massacre in December that killed 20 first-grader

Facebook: Marriage issue prompts 2.7 million profile picture updates

You may have noticed something different about your friends' profile pictures as you scrolled through your Facebook feed this week.

NYC to sift new WTC material for human remains

New York City will begin sifting April 1 through 590 cubic yards of material from the World Trade Center site in search of human remains, the city announced Friday.

Gas prices dip again in latest Lundberg Survey

U.S. gasoline prices have declined for four weeks straight and now average more than 20 cents a gallon cheaper than a year ago, according to a new nationwide survey.

Rand Paul for President in 2016?

Like father...like son? Former Congressman Ron Paul is not a stranger to the race to the White House. In fact, Ron Paul has run for president several times.

Republicans see shift in party ahead of same-sex marriage arguments

Republicans on Sunday described cracks appearing in their party's long-held opposition to same-sex marriage, an issue set to gain renewed attention when the Supreme Court hears arguments on its legality this week.

An invincible smart phone in the making

How would you like to have a scratch-proof and unbreakable screen smartphone? The next wave of smartphones  and tablets may be equipped with screens made from manufactured sapphires.

Baylor student dies finishing marathon

A college student collapses near the finish line of a half marathon Saturday morning. Baylor student, Daniel Jones, 23, of North Richland Hills, Texas, was rushed to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Pilot wannabe gets nonstop ride to jail

The angry Frenchman came upon an audacious solution when he couldn't fly business class, a plan worthy of "Catch Me If You Can."