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File photo: Alternate juror dismissed in Florida vs. George Zimmerman

Dismissed: Alt juror off Zimmerman trial

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A male alternate juror was dismissed Wednesday morning from the George Zimmerman trial for reasons unrelated to the case. This leaves three people in the alternate jury pool, two women and one other man. There are six main jurors hearing the case, all women.

Texas abortion bill fails amid chaos

Texas abortion bill fails amid chaos

A bill that would have banned most abortions in Texas failed to pass Tuesday, after an all-night battle ended in chaos.

It had the votes to pass, but the vote did not happen before a midnight deadline -- and at 3 a.m. the bill was declared dead.

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Could bankruptcy get Casey Anthony off the hook?

There's a chance that Casey Anthony might not have to pay up -- even if she loses two lawsuits.

A Florida judge has ruled that defamation suits filed by Zenaida Gonzalez and Roy Kronk against Anthony must happen in federal bankruptcy court and not in Orange County's circuit court.

Tourists were camping when Canadian ice shelf broke away

20 people trapped and adrift on chunk of ice

A rescue operation to save 20 people adrift at sea on a floating chunk of ice is taking place Wednesday morning.

The tourists -- including two Americans -- were camping on an ice shelf in the Canadian arctic, that broke free.

File photo: WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 27: Eric Breese (L) of Rochester, New York, joins fellow George Washington University students and hundreds of others to rally outside the Supreme Court during oral arguments in a case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Historic Supreme Court marriage rulings expected

The Supreme Court is expected to make some major rulings this morning, likely including two historic decisions on same-sex marriage.

Justices could decide on California’s Proposition 8, which would potentially make same-sex marriage legal in that state.

Illusionist 'levitates' next to London bus

Illusionist 'levitates' next to London bus

Have you seen the video that shows what looks like a guy "levitating" around London?

The man in the clip is an illusionist who calls himself "Dynamo," and this stunt was part of an ad campaign for Pepsi Max.

George Zimmerman stands next to his defense team, Mark O'Mara, left, Don West, center left, and Lorna Truett, at right, during his trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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Whose work is housework?

Whose work is housework?

Women do three times more housework than men!     

That's from a new survey featured in "U.S. News & World Report." 

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Free gift cards in iTunes settlement

Do you have a kid who loves to play on your phone or tablet screen and racked up some bills playing apps?

You aren't alone. Lots of parents were hit with surprise charges. Now you can apply to get some of that cash back.

File photo: View of the border fence between Mexico and the U.S., in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, on July 29, 2010.

Immigration bill passes Senate test

Immigration reform is one step closer to clearing the Senate.

The bill passed a key test yesterday, after plans to add more border agents and 700 miles were approved.

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