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2013: Rich got richer, poor got poorer and Congress did nothing

Takeaways from 2013: The rich got richer, the poor got poorer; gays got married. The NSA knows everything; Obamacare needs critical care; Washington failed to get much done; and Congress rates lower than cockroaches.

Charges likely to be reduced in recorded NY bikers clash

Charges are likely to be reduced against the bikers who were arrested and charged in connection with the beating of an SUV driver on a Manhattan street in September, a Manhattan District Attorney spokeswoman told CNN.

LIGHT SHOW: Virginia man puts on light show with more than 300 thousand lights

Decking the house with rows of lighting is nothing unusual at this time of year, but a Virginia man is putting on an entire light show. Rush hour in suburban Washington? Not quite! They stop, tune in, and enjoy the show.

Colorado high school shooting victim dies at hospital

 Claire Davis, the 17-year-old high school senior shot by a classmate at their Colorado school, died Saturday at the hospital where she was being treated.

What to do if you become a victim of credit card theft

The recent attack on Target customers is really eye opening when you look at the numbers. About 40 million shoppers had their credit card information stolen and during the busiest shopping days of the year, no less.

Network quiet amid petitions calling for boycott over 'Duck Dynasty' move

While boycott petitions against "Duck Dynasty" home A&E take off, the network itself is staying quiet.

Senate clears key nominations, leaves town for Christmas

Senators cast their last votes of the year Friday -- confirming a new IRS commissioner and the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department -- and dashed from the Capitol to start their Christmas recess.

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Tennessee dad delivers baby at gas station

One Tennessee dad may have a lock for 'Father of the Year' honors. Of course, his significant other played a role too. When she went into labor, the two headed toward the hospital but time ran out too soon.

6 reasons why 2013 was a bad year for Obama

 How bad of a year was 2013 for President Barack Obama? The economy is strengthening as he starts to wind down America's longest war, but his poll numbers are the lowest since he took office almost five years ago.

'Do-nothing' Congress? More like 'wasted-time'

Congress set off for a two-week recess Friday, flying out of Washington under a dark cloud: the "Do-nothing" label. But that term is too easy.