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Supreme Court women lash out at birth control decision

It was a disappointing week for the women of the Supreme Court. All three -- Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor -- were on the losing side of rulings involving women's reproductive health.

Foster Farms recalls dozens of chicken products

A California company is recalling an unknown amount of boneless chicken sold in eight states over salmonella fears, federal officials said.

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog eating contest today

It's July 4th and that means fireworks, picnics and feats of food! The annual "Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest" happens later today, Friday.

Mortgage rates drop to near 4%

Rock-bottom mortgage rates moved even lower this week. According to Freddie Mac, the interest rate for a 30-year fixed rate loan hit 4.12%. The rate hasn't been that low since October of last year when it was 4.10%.

Google bans online pornography ads

Google has banned pornography from appearing in its online ads. The changes went into effect this week.

Undocumented mother shares journey from Guatemala to El Paso

Thousands of undocumented immigrants transferred to El Paso are being dropped off daily at the local Greyhound Lines bus station in Downtown El Paso to be reunited with family in other cities.

Google banning online pornography ads

Google has banned pornography from appearing in its online ads. The changes went into effect this week. Notification came in an email to porn site advertisers on Google's AdWords network.

Obama wants more financial reform

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The ink is barely dry on the post-crisis financial reforms, but President Obama says more is needed.

School gets pass on Obamacare contraception mandate

A Chicago-area evangelical college won a temporary victory at the Supreme Court on Thursday over an Obamacare requirement that religious non-profits provide contraception insurance to their workers.

Plasma TVs are just about dead

The plasma TV business is fading to black.

FACE OF DEFENSE: France honors World War II veterans

Seven World War II veterans from Hawaii received the French Nation Order of the Legion of Honor aboard the French floréal-class frigate FS Prairial Wednesday.

Apparently it pays well to work for the White House

It apparently pays well to work for the White House. The average salary for an employee there is 83-thousand-dollars. That's 32-thousand dollars more than the typical U.S. households annual income.

New study: Lack of sleep can age brain

A new study suggests that a lack of sleep for older people makes their brains age faster. Researchers at the Duke- NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore conducted the study.

Target is telling customers to leave their firearms at home

Target is asking customers to leave their guns at home.