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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.

Man headed to dinner drives car on to neighbor's roof

The husband and wife left for a night on the town. They ended up with their Cadillac on the roof a house.

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."

Obama tours Petra on last stop of Middle East tour

U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up his trip to the Middle East on Saturday with a walking tour of the ancient city of Petra in Jordan.

FBI seeks possible links in Texas, Colorado killings

Days after he led police in a wild car chase that ended in a hail of gunfire, authorities are investigating the driver's links to two Colorado killings. And whether he has ties to a third shooting, in Texas, earlier this year.

Baby shot dead in stroller; 2 Georgia teens charged with murder

Two teen boys in this coastal city were charged with murder Friday, accused in the fatal shooting of a 13-month-old boy who was in a stroller being pushed by his mother.

'A long night' at Quantico Marine base: 3 dead in shooting

A Marine shot and killed two of his fellow service members at a Virginia base Thursday night and then apparently killed himself, base officials said.

Congress forcing Saturday mail delivery to continue

The U.S. Postal Service must deliver the mail six days a week, said Congress' watchdog arm in a Thursday legal opinion.

Shooting at Quantico Marine base leaves 3 dead, including gunman

A shooting that prompted a lockdown for hours at a Marine base in Virginia ended with three dead early Friday, including the gunman, authorities said.