Video from a dashboard-mounted camera, released by police in Lake Mary, Fla., shows officers putting George Zimmerman in handcuffs after his wife, Shellie, called police and said he was threatening her and her father.
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Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen
Young American women are increasingly likely to receive pay nearly equal to their male counterparts, with earnings at 93 percent of men, a new study finds. Still, those women remain as pessimistic as their mothers and grandmothers regarding gender equality.
Tech firms vie to protect personal data, profits
Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government’s surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people’s online habits.
6 missing adults, children found alive in Nevada
A desperate search for a couple and four children missing for two days in the below-zero cold of Nevada’s rugged mountains turned jubilant Tuesday when rescuers guided in part by cellphone signals and footprints in the snow found them alive and well near their overturned Jeep.
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.
Local leaders planning for climate effects
When it comes to climate change, local officials have a message for Washington: Lead or get out of the way.
St. Nicks learn tricks of trade at Santa School
Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle “Ho, ho, ho!” and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
He goes to Santa School.
Obama thrills crowd as he honors Mandela
U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela’s universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
Newtown’s year: Horror, grief and tough choices
A year later, inside the big house on Berkshire Road, dolls fill the shelves of a living room and flowers and rainbows decorate a kitchen window, next to a little girl’s name: Avielle.
Congress renews undetectable gun ban for decade
Narrowly beating a midnight deadline, Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines. But Republicans blocked an effort to toughen the restrictions — the latest defeat for gun-control forces in the year since the grade school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
Trial begins in Montana newlywed killing case
Cody Johnson was head over heels for his new wife, but Jordan Graham was having serious doubts that came to a head when Johnson fell to his death during an argument on a steep cliff in Glacier National Park, prosecutors said Monday.
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