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"60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon dies

"60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon died Wednesday in a car accident in New York City, CBS News reported. He was 73. Simon's career in news spanned some 50 years and earned him countless awards.

Bobbi Kristina Brown case: What we know (and don't know)

Three years ago today, singer Whitney Houston was found dead In a bathtub at a Los Angeles-area hotel.

Odds of winning tonight's Powerball jackpot: One in 175,000,000

Before you start thinking about what you'd do with $485 million, let's get serious: You're not going to win.

Obama ISIS fight request sent to Congress

President Barack Obama on Wednesday made the case for Congress to formally authorize the use of military force in the war against ISIS, declaring that congressional passage of the measure makes the U.S.

Cloud Cast: The cooling cloud that follows you as you walk

We may all feel like we're under a cloud from time to time, but in hot and dry climates having your own personal misting cloud is as uplifting as it can get.

Mormon church excommunicates popular podcaster

The Mormon church has excommunicated a popular podcaster, saying his public dissents from the religion's core beliefs have led others away from the church.

Florence + The Machine video, 'Pitch Perfect 2' will make your day

The pop culture gods have been good to us on this day.

An Apple Watch may help keep the doctor away

Apple's new watch may give new meaning to: An Apple a day keeps the doctor away.

U.S. suspends embassy operations in Yemen

The U.S. Embassy in Yemen is asking Americans in the country to leave and has moved staffers out of the country, citing a deteriorating security situation.