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Paula Deen's business partners vow to support her

Despite a constant drumbeat of big-name companies abandoning Paula Deen this week, a number of enterprises are keeping their partnerships and defending the cook.

150th anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg provides a bigger story

"For every Southern boy fourteen years old, not once but whenever he wants it, there is the instant when it's still not yet two o'clock on that July afternoon in 1863."

GOP senators caution NFL over Obamacare

The top two Republicans in the Senate cautioned the National Football League against teaming up with the Obama administration to promote the president's controversial health care reform.

Heat won't relent in scorched Southwest

If you think a place called Furnace Creek would be hot in the summer, you're right. The town in California's Death Valley is expected to hit 128 degrees Saturday.

One Fund Boston to distribute nearly $61 million to marathon victims

The One Fund Boston, a nonprofit created to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, has begun distributing nearly $61 million to 232 eligible claimants, the fund said in a news release Saturday.

'Glee's' Matthew Morrison is engaged

"Glee's" Matthew Morrison is ready for marriage. The 34-year-old has popped the question to his girlfriend of two years, Renee Puente, he revealed on Twitter.

Can we forgive Paula Deen?

Once a racist, always a racist? Will bigots always be bigots? Or can people truly evolve over time for the better? And if they do, should we applaud their metamorphosis and welcome them back?

BlackBerry 10 is not a hit; stock nosedives 28%

BlackBerry has run out of excuses. Its new phones are simply not a hit.

Tour de France: Doping past haunts centenary edition of cycling classic

If the Tour de France founder Henri Desgrange could have magically transported himself forward to the100th edition and discovered that the hot favorite was Kenyan-born Briton Chris Froome, with not a French contender in sight, then he might hav

VIDEO: Daughter arrested after elderly mother found bedridden, covered in maggots

Police near Seattle are shocked by a case of alleged elder abuse and say the scene was like a horror movie. Responding deputies spent about 10 hours decontaminating it in haz-mat suits.