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Referees, NFL continue contract talks

Representatives for the National Football League and its referees' association met Wednesday as the league was handing out stiff fines to two of its coaches for abusing replacement officials.

Singer Andy Williams dies at the age of 84

UPDATE (10:43am): Legendary singer Andy Williams, known for his smooth voice and classics such as "Moon River," died after a year-long battle with bladder cancer at his Branson, Missouri, home Tuesday night, his family said.

NFL admits Green Bay should have won, won't overturn call

Sputtering frustration over replacement officials in the National Football League burst into full-open revolt after a controversial end-zone call that decided the fate -- wrongly, it turns out -- of Monday night's game between the Green Bay

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.

Bagged spinach recalled on listeria fears

The Kroger chain of grocery stores announced Tuesday that it has issued a voluntary recall of bagged spinach on fears of listeria contamination.

Chicago teachers end strike

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago schoolchildren will return to class Wednesday after the teachers union voted to suspend its strike.

Judge says Arizona can enforce immigration law

A federal judge on Tuesday allowed Arizona to enforce the most controversial part of its immigration enforcement law, the "show me papers" provision giving police the power to question the immigration status of people when enforcing o

Snowboarder Shaun White arrested in hotel fracas

Olympic snowboarding medalist Shaun White has been charged with vandalism and public intoxication after pulling a fire alarm at a hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, police said Monday.