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Chances are, your teen has sexted

If you think "my teen would never sext," you might be mistaken.

Pope Francis on balcony

Pope Francis to visit U.S. for the first time

Pope Francis is to make his first trip to the United States as the head of the Catholic Church in September, the Vatican said Monday.

He will travel to the World Meeting of the Families, said Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi. The Catholic ...

Samantha Futerman and Anais Bordier

Separated at birth, reunited on Facebook

Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman have the same laugh and the same freckled cheeks. They wear their hair the same way and have since they were babies. They share a hatred of cooked carrots, a love of the same color nail polish and the need to sleep...

Dad sings for dying son

Dad sings for dying son after wife passes away

In just four days, Chris Picco went from husband and expectant father to a man without a family.

Same-sex marriage, gay marriage

Court overturns SC same-sex marriage ban

A U.S. District Court judge has overturned South Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage.

The ruling, by Judge Richard M. Gergel in Charleston, does not mean an immediate issuance of marriage licenses for same-sex couples, however. The judge set the orde...

Couple marries in NICU

Couple who lost baby weds in hospital

A Texas couple married Tuesday in the neonatal intensive-care unit with their prematurely born son serving as ring bearer.

Polygamy

Church: Mormon founder wed 40 wives

The founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith, wed as many as 40 wives, including some who were already married and one as young as 14 years old, the church acknowledged in a surprising new essay.

Wedding band, engagement ring

Plan to sell wedding ring to adopt baby attracts donations

Life is full of difficult decisions. One Fargo, North Dakota, woman decided to sacrifice a symbol of her beloved marriage, her wedding ring, believing there are benefits she will get from making this tough choice. But after her story was originally broadcast, the Fargo community rallied around her.

Tide Pods

Laundry detergent pods 'real risk' to kids

Last year a Florida mother of a 7-month-old came back to her room to find that her baby had accidentally eaten one of those bright colored laundry detergent pods.

Father-daughter dance prison

Prison hosts first-ever daddy-daughter dance

The daughters came in tights, frilly dresses and patent leather shoes. The dads wore suits and ties.

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