Fiscal deal delays tax refund

Congress saved the nation from going over the fiscal cliff earlier this week — but the fate of americans’ tax returns hangs in limbo…

Boehner keeps role as top Republican in Congress

House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner narrowly retained the position as the new Congress voted Thursday…

Sandy Hook students return to school

Sandy Hook Elementary students are back in class first time since the deadly mass shooting…

Man crushed by falling refrigerator

A Los Angeles man reaching for a beer has been crushed by a falling refrigerator…

Paparazzo killed after taking shots of Bieber car

A paparazzo was struck and killed by a car while darting across a street after taking pictures of Justin Bieber’s Ferrari when it was pulled over along a freeway in Los Angeles…

Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

While the tax package that Congress passed will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013…

New laws go into effect on New Year’s Day

Many new laws go into effect on New Year’s day including to increase california sales tax one quarter of one percent, and rise San Francisco’s minimum wage again to $10.55…

Congress sends Obama bill to avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

Legislation to block the “fiscal cliff” is headed to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature…

Tips for social media users to protect privacy

How to protect your privacy using social media site…

Revelers in NYC’s Times Square welcome in 2013

Hundreds of thousands of revelers crowded into New York City’s Times Square to watch the crystal-covered ball make its annual descent…