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'7th Heaven' actor Stephen Collins: 'I did something terribly wrong'

"7th Heaven" star Stephen Collins has admitted to inappropriate sexual contact with three female minors, People reports.

Alan Gross, on plane after release from Cuba: 'I'm free'

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Cruz apologizes for ruining weekends

Sen. Ted Cruz apologized Tuesday to Republican senators for disrupting their schedules last weekend when he unexpectedly forced the chamber to be in session after Senate leaders had agreed to send everyone home.

The 2014 tax breaks you'll be able to take

Well, finally. Congress on Tuesday night extended dozens of expired "temporary" tax breaks for 2014.

Jeb Bush's long campaign begins

The 2016 presidential race isn't an abstract parlor game anymore.

Suspect in Pennsylvania family massacre found dead

The body of a Pennsylvania man suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws has been found, with apparent self-inflicted wounds, authorities said Tuesday.

Airline stocks and profits soar thanks to oil plunge

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. airlines are loving the drop in oil prices.

Sony hackers threaten moviegoers with terrorist acts

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A group that claims it hacked Sony Pictures has posted a public threat against potential moviegoers.

Apple wins antitrust trial

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Apple won't have to pay damages in an antitrust trial involving iTunes and the iPod, a jury ruled.

Smoking, drinking, prescription drug abuse by teens is down, survey says

 (CNN) -- Teens are losing some of their rebellious reputation with this news from the federal government.