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Military leaders: We're still too fat to fight

Childhood obesity isn't just a health issue, according to a group of retired military leaders. It's also a national security issue.

Justices will soon decide whether to take up same-sex marriage appeals

The Supreme Court may announce as early as Tuesday whether it will take up the divisive issue of same-sex marriage.

Secret revealed: Ohio woman unknowingly married father

It was a dark secret. The kind that destroys lives, devastates families and decimates faith.

Chicago official asks Chick-fil-A to clarify gay marriage stance

A Chicago alderman says Chick-fil-A's president is publicly contradicting what company executives personally assured him for months -- that the fast-food chain is changing its stance on gay marriage -- and he asked the company Sunday to cla

Priebus on Romney: 'Not the best week'

(CNN) -- The Republican National Committee chairman on Sunday said Mitt Romney could have had a better week, but he hit President Barack Obama for not being serious enough on the campaign trail.

Behind the smiling faces at the Beach Boys' Grammy Museum opening

(CNN) -- The Beach Boys were all smiles this week when they unveiled their exhibit at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

Police: Stepdad confined teen for years, sent him away on bus

(CNN) -- A gaunt 18-year-old Georgia man told California police his stepfather had banished him and sent him on a cross-country bus ride after the stepfather had confined him to a room for four years, authorities said.