Stephenville cowboys win 2nd round at Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

LAS VEGAS --- Team roping partners from Stephenville redeemed themselves by winning the second round at the 53rd Annual Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev., tonight.

U.S. to face 2030 as 'first among equals,' report projects

(CNN) -- The United States is likely to remain the leading world power in 2030 but won't hold the kind of sway it did in the past century, according to a new study by the U.S. intelligence community.

'Cliff' talks seem to follow old script: Public lines, private events differ

WASHINGTON  -- High-level negotiations between the White House and Capitol Hill in times of divided government tend to follow a script.

Top Morsy aide: Small, powerful minority behind Egypt's political upheaval

CAIRO -- A top aide to Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy blamed a small but powerful minority for the political upheaval that has plagued the country ahead of a planned constitutional referendum.

Apple Maps flaw could be deadly, warn Australian police

(CNN) -- Inaccurate, inconvenient, ill-conceived ... now add "potentially life-threatening" to the list of words being used to describe flaws in Apple's much maligned maps app.

Defending Defense - Fiscal cliff scenarios bleak for key area industry

Tarrant County, TX  -- A plunge off the fiscal cliff could have perilous consequences to Tarrant County's multi-billion-dollar defense industry, say lawmakers and industry experts.

Australian radio network cancels show after nurse's death

(CNN) -- An Australian radio network at the heart of a hoax targeting Prince William's pregnant wife canceled the show responsible for the prank on Monday, expressing deep regret following the death of a nurse who took a call from the DJs involved.

Secret Service tapes lost on train under investigation

WASHINGTON -- It might remind you of the new smash-hit James Bond movie "Skyfall", in which the villains steal a device with top secret information on the identities of British agents. But in this case, sensitive data was left on a subway train.

Amid fanfare, same-sex couples exchange marriage vows in Seattle

Boutonnieres, photographers, smiles and tears of joy -- requisite wedding fixtures -- abounded Sunday at Seattle's City Hall. But for 133 couples, the day's fanfare brought an extra dimension.