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Christie defends gun bill veto despite Newtown protesters

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stood by his decision not to meet with Newtown families before and following his veto of gun-control legislation.
Chrysler recalls 792,000 Jeeps

Chrysler recalls 792,000 Jeeps

Chrysler recalled about 792,000 older SUVs Tuesday for ignition switch problems. The flaw affects Jeep Commanders from model years 2006-2007 and Jeep Grand Cherokees from 2005-2007.
Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund kids,' court docs show

Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund kids,' court docs show

Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want his children to become "trust fund kids" so he left his fortune to his girlfriend, a court document said.
Singer Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest

Singer Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery, vandalism, resisting arrest

Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.
U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack

U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack

The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours.
Police, community seek answers in renowned FSU law professor's slaying

Police, community seek answers in renowned FSU law professor's slaying

Days after a nationally renowned criminal law professor was found with a gunshot wound to his head, his death is being investigated as a homicide.

Brotherly love: inspiring bond

6-year-old Lucas Aldrich has a rare neurological condition called lissencephaly. It means he'll never walk, talk, or eat on his own.

Shark study yields surprising results

For the past year, Mote Marine scientists have made all new discoveries about Great White sharks.

Blast levels Texas home

There was very little left of a home that exploded in Willis, Texas early Tuesday morning. Three people were injured in the explosion and fire, and rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital by LifeFlight.

Boston bomber's friend found guilty

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of impeding the investigation into the bombing Monday.

Trial begins for woman shot, killed on man's front porch

Jury selection began Monday in the case of 19-year-old Reneisha McBride, shot to death when she knocked on a man's front porch in the middle of the night following a car crash.

Woman allegedly shoots man after bad sex

Sadie Bell, 58, is out on bond after admitting she shot the man she had a long-term affair with after they had sex at her Southfield, Michigan apartment.
Appeals court strikes down key part of Obamacare program

Appeals court strikes down key part of Obamacare program

The battle over Obamacare took a dramatic turn Tuesday with a federal appeals court rejecting subsidies paid by the government to millions of new enrollees.
Chipotle stock soars after yummy earnings

Chipotle stock soars after yummy earnings

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Forget buying burritos and tacos at Chiptole, purchase the company's stock.
McDonald's: People aren't lovin' it anymore

McDonald's: People aren't lovin' it anymore

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If there's a restaurant "it" list, McDonald's isn't on it.