Hoping to provide "context" to the Travyon Martin controversy, President Obama made a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room Friday. He said black Americans feel pain after the verdict because of a "history that doesn't go away."
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New York City Council approves plastic-foam container ban
Plastic-foam food and drink containers in New York are set to go the way of trans fats and smoking in bars as the City Council voted to ban them in the name of environmental responsibility.
Iowa family pays it forward with son's final wish
Just 18 days before his death, Stewart sent a Facebook message to his brother and some of his friends, vowing to purchase 25 gifts to donate to a local toy drive and challenging them to do the same.
Supreme Court's year ends with plural marriage
Deck the halls, then book several: Plural marriage is now legal in the state of Utah, just in time for the holidays. We have the Supreme Court's landmark same- sex marriage decision to thank for it.
VIDEO: Team creates ultimate Lego car
The first drivable Lego car is made of 500,000 individual pieces and only the tires and parts of the frame aren't made of the blocks.
Technology consulting profits beat estimates as big data fuels demand
Accenture, the second-largest technology-consulting company, reported quarterly profit that topped estimates as demand for its expertise resurfaced in the U.S. and Europe.
VIDEO: Secret Service investigating data breach at Target
The Secret Service is investigating a security breach at Target stores after a data hack left millions of customers potentially vulnerable to identity theft.
VIDEO: Phil Robertson suspended from 'Duck Dynasty' for anti-gay comments
Following his anti-gay comments, the "Duck Dynasty" patriarch has been put on "hiatus indefinitely."
Is Whole Foods inflation or growth?
Now that I live two blocks from a Whole Foods, I shop there much more often and my grocery costs have risen. I'm paying more, and the product is arguably higher quality, but I'm not paying for the quality - I'm paying because I'm lazy.
VIDEO: Miami man offers live alligator in exchange for beer
Fernando Caignet Aguilera, 64, trapped the alligator at a nearby park and brought it a convenience store, asking for a 12-pack of beer in exchange for the animal. The clerk called Miami police instead.
VIDEO: Two winning tickets sold in Mega Millions game
Two tickets matched the winning numbers in Tuesday’s $636 million Mega Millions jackpot. One winning ticket was sold in Atlanta, and the other was sold in San Jose, California, lottery officials said.
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