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Gov't Adds Emergency Brake Features to Safety List

By Tom Krisher | Jan 30
The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers.

Virginia to pay $520K to Lawyers in Same-Sex Marriage Case

Jan 30
Virginia will pay $520,000 to the lawyers for two same-sex couples who successfully challenged the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Ask An Immigration Lawyer :: What Does Marriage Equality Mean for Same-Sex Families?

By EDGE | Jan 30
With the advent of marriage equality in Florida, 70% of Americans now live in states where committed couples of the same gender can legally wed. But for same-sex couples in any state, marriage is not the end of the road. Here's what you need to know.

Secret Cuban Youth Computer Network Defies Wi-Fi Ban

By Michael Weissenstein | Jan 29
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world.

Combating Sexual Assaults with Imagery

Jan 29
One in five college women will experience some kind of sexual assault while at school. Tracy Smith investigates what some are calling an epidemic of campus assaults, and looks into the ways that victims, educators and legislators are fighting back.

AP Interview: Iraq 'Sleeper Cells' Fight Islamic State Group

By Sameer N. Yacoub | Jan 28
"Sleeper cells" made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmaker has told The Associated Press.

Measles Outbreak Could Spread to New States

Jan 27
The number of measles cases from the outbreak that started in Disneyland in December has nearly doubled. At least 85 cases are now confirmed in seven states -- the latest in Nebraska. And as Carter Evans reports, the outbreak could spread even further.

Malaysia Air Site Hacked, Customer Data Appears Online

By Kelvin Chan | Jan 27
Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack.

More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds' Health Care Website

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 27
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

Secret Service Finds Drone on White House Grounds

Jan 27
The Secret Service is investigating how a small drone wound up on the southeast grounds. Officials are stressing that there is no threat to the first family. Bill Plante reports.

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