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South Carolina lawmakers take up Confederate flag question

South Carolina lawmakers take up Confederate flag question »Play Video

Lawmakers returned to the South Carolina capital on Monday.

Their agenda includes whether to remove the Confederate flag that has flown above the statehouse for a half-century.

Survey: Over 2 in 5 American's don't know how much spouse earns

Survey: Over 2 in 5 American's don't know how much spouse earns »Play Video

A Fidelity Investments survey of married couples found 43 percent of those surveyed could not correctly identify which salary range their spouse falls into.

"Why are couples who say they communicate well - and almost 3/4 of couple said 'we communicate well' - but yet they didn't know what their partner made," said John Sweeney with Fidelity Investments.

Have you ever read the Declaration of Independence?

Have you ever read the Declaration of Independence?

"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."

Meet Quasi Modo, the 'World's Ugliest Dog'

Meet Quasi Modo, the 'World's Ugliest Dog' »Play Video
The newly crowned "World's Ugliest Dog" was dogged by fans snapping photos as she took a victory lap around New York City. Not only has she become a media darling, but as Jeanne Moos reports, the ugliest mutt has a makeover in her future.

Mayor tries to stop would-be thieves

Mayor tries to stop would-be thieves »Play Video
The mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana can add another title to his name: crime fighter. The mayor caught a group of teens trying to break into his garage and stepped in to stop them. Janelle MacDonald reports.

1 escaped prisoner shot, killed; other remains at large

1 escaped prisoner shot, killed; other remains at large »Play Video
This combination made from photos released by the New York State Police shows inmates David Sweat, left, and Richard Matt. Authorities on Saturday, June 6, 2015 said Sweat, 34, and Matt, 48, both convicted murderers, escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. (New York State Police)

Police shot and killed one of the prison inmates at large for 3 weeks. The other man remains at large.

'From this day forward, it will simply be marriage'

'From this day forward, it will simply be marriage' »Play Video
Bruce Carlson and Matt Friday, the first couple to legally marry in Oregon in 2014.

A crowd outside the Sumpreme Court exploded into chants, songs and hug to celebrate the justices ruling that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states.

Pedestrian hit by gunfire near intersection of I-5 and I-90

Pedestrian hit by gunfire near intersection of I-5 and I-90
Troopers search the area around the intersection with guns drawn. June 26, 2015.
A man was shot late Friday morning while walking near the intersection of Interstate 5 and Interstate 90 in Seattle, the Washington State Patrol reports.

This yours? Seattle Police post pics of items recovered in bust

This yours? Seattle Police post pics of items recovered in bust »Play Video
Photos courtesy of the Seattle Police Department.
Seattle police say they've nabbed the ringleader of a prolific burglary ring, and now they're trying to reunite hundreds of stolen items with their rightful owners.