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Americans Remain Split On Same-Sex Marriage, Gallup Poll Signals

While support has risen since the mid-1990s and opposition has declined, for the past two years the split has been close to 50-50.

Beloved Children's Author Maurice Sendak Dies

Maurice Sendak, the well-known children's book author and illustrator, has died. He was 83. Sendak is widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are. Steve Inskeep has this remembrance.

Nebraska Man Changes His Name To 'Tyrannosaurus Rex'

Tyler Gold is now Tyrannosaurus Rex Joseph Gold. It's just a cooler name, he says. But does his moniker rank high among the unusual ones we've heard about recently? After all, there's always Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop.

Co-Workers Rescue Man From Vat Of Acid

At a New Jersey construction site Monday, a man fell into a tank containing a solution of nitric acid. Authorities say it took a lot of courage for his co-workers do reach in and pull him out, but they did.

Voters Tuesday To Decide Lugar's Fate, Walker's Wisconsin Recall Opponent

Voters in Indiana, Wisconsin and North Carolina on Tuesday will decide the outcome of battles many see as proxy wars going into the fall elections. Indiana Republicans will determine the fate of six-term Sen. Richard Lugar, 80, a respected legislator who has run afoul of Tea Party activists.

Sacred White Buffalo Slaughtered; Reward For Catching Killer Grows

There's now a $45,000 reward for information leading to those responsible for killing the revered animal, which lived on a ranch near Greenville, Texas.

Suspect Walks After Improper Miranda Warning

An L.A. County detective testified that he gave a suspect the Miranda warning. But a TruTV reality show was following him around. Video shows the detective actually said, "You watch TV. You know your rights and all that?" Prosecutors say that's not close enough.

Doorman Gets Handed His Stolen Driver's License

A 19-year-old University of Iowa student paid $20 for a stolen driver's license and debit card. He took the ID to a bar. But the bouncer instantly recognized the ID was stolen. Because it belonged to him.