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Dogs on vacation living in the lap of luxury

More and more animal lovers who aren't opposed to splurging on their furry friends are choosing overnight stays at resort-style retreats that offer services fit for royalty.

Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strains

Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.

Sarah Palin to launch her own online news channel

Sarah Palin is again going rogue -- this time to the digital world, with the creation of her own online news channel.

Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts

Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide. Facts:

Martha Stewart Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of home furnishings entrepreneur, Martha Stewart. Personal: Birth date: August 3, 1941 Birth place: Jersey City, New Jersey Birth name: Martha Kostyra

One dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes at Southern California beach

A relaxing day at Southern California's famed Venice Beach took a deadly turn Sunday afternoon when a powerful lightning bolt struck the water, killing one person and injuring at least 13, emergency officials said.

Court says 'Ground Zero' cross can stay

A memorial cross at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York can remain at the newly-opened facility, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

LA mom leaves kids alone in SUV as she performs sex act

A woman was arrested shortly after midnight Friday morning after deputies say she left her two children, ages 7 and 5, in an SUV parked at a Lake Charles store as she performed a sex act with her boyfriend in a nearby vehicle.

Fighting forces MH17 investigators to turn back again in Ukraine

Dutch and Australian experts trying to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine turned back for the second day Monday after hearing explosions and being told of heavy fighting in the area.