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VIDEO: US Army Sergeant Major, wife find racial slur on valet ticket after leaving restaurant

An interracial couple is outraged after they say they were the target of racism while leaving a popular suburban Atlanta restaurant.

VIDEO: Mitt Romney accepts MSNBC anchor's apology after she mocks family photo featuring adopted grandson

Mitt Romney says it's time to move on from the controversy surrounding an MSNBC panel mocking a family Christmas card that showed him holding his adopted black grandchild.

Snapchat tweaks security after massive hack

 Snapchat will add new privacy features after a hack last week that exposed millions of phone numbers and user names from the popular photo- and video-sharing app.

AT&T offers T-Mobile customers $450 to switch

 The war for mobile customers is heating up with AT&T making this pitch directly to T-Mobile customers: Switch to us and get $450.

'Gone With the Wind' actress Alicia Rhett dies at 98

 Alicia Rhett, who had been one of the oldest surviving cast member of the classic film "Gone With the Wind," died Friday in her longtime hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, a retirement community spokeswoman said.

Car sales make a strong comeback in 2013

 The auto industry topped 15 million vehicles in a year for the first time since 2007, and even a disappointing December couldn't tarnish the improvement.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: In-home therapist caught abusing three-year-old autistic child

A Wisonsin mother says a hidden camera captured video shows an in-home therapist abusing her three-year-old autistic son. Three-year-old Caeden Lowe is clearly terrified of his in-home therapist, Stephen Jacobs, 27.

Oregon mom wins competitive eating contest

A competitive eater in Portland, Oregon won big for her skils. But she also holds the title of Mom.

Top-secret court renews NSA snooping at critical point

The top-secret federal court that oversees government surveillance on Friday reauthorized the National Security Agency's program that collects data on nearly every phone call in the United States.

Obama: Extend unemployment insurance

President Barack Obama on Saturday called for bipartisan legislation to extend unemployment insurance, an all-important benefit for the longtime out-of-work.