The happiest, saddest states according to Twitter
Did your state make the list? Researchers at the University of Vermont analyzed more than 10 million tweets from 2011 to find the happiest and saddest states in America.
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Slate: Facebook is making you buy things
How does Facebook expect to become a huge business if most people never click on ads? Well, clicks don't matter. Whether you know it or not, the ads you see on Facebook are working.
- The top 10 most expensive places to get married XO Group Inc., the creator of the top two wedding websites, TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com, released the results of its annual Real Weddings Study. This comprehensive report surveyed more than 17,500 US brides married in 2012.
Mars was habitable, but no sign of inhabitants
By drilling into Mars for the first time and analyzing a martian rock in unprecedented detail, Curiosity team members have shown that eons ago, microorganisms could have lived on Mars.
VIDEO: Newly elected Pope Francis waves to crowd
Newly-elected Pope Francis--Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina--waves to an adoring crowd at the Vatican.
Something for everyone in this weekend's USA Weekend
From tips on spring cleaning and gardening to a March madness recipie, medical advice and more, this Saturday’s USA Weekend has something for everyone.
The sequester? Never heard of it.
Not only are most people paying very little attention to the sequester, they also have only the faintest sense of what it would do. Less than one in five in a new Washington Post-Pew poll say they understand "very well" what would happen if the sequester went into effect.
VIDEO: Mentally disabled basketball manager gets his shot
CBS's "On the Road," series reports on an act of sportsmanship and kindness that brought the mother of a mentally disabled high school basketball team manager to tears.
Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts slashes heart risk
A Mediterranean diet with extra servings of olive oil or mixed nuts reduced the risk of a first heart attack, stroke and death by almost 30 percent in less than five years, according to a study from Spanish researchers.
Indiana couple pass away within minutes of each other
After 63 years of marriage, a Kokomo, Ind., couple passed away of natural causes recently within minutes of each other after praying God would allow them to die together.
VIDEO: Federal government suing Lance Armstrong
The Justice Department announced Friday it is joining a civil suit against Lance Armstrong.
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