U.S. Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases in April

(CNN) — The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday it will tackle the issue of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, or whether states are allowed to ban gay marriage.

Portable 'blood test in a box' to give instant diagnoses

(CNN) -- For most of us, a blood test begins with a needle, a syringe and the promise it will all be over quickly.

Details as U.S. citizens began open travel to Cuba

(CNN) — Starting Friday it will be much easier for Americans to travel to Cuba. The white house revealed the details of their recently announced shift in policy regarding the island nation.

An aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away

(CNN) — If you're popping aspirin on a daily basis to lower your chances of having a heart attack or stroke, it might turn out that an aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away.

Self-service beer taps shorten lines nationwide

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — How much do you hate waiting for another beer in a crowded bar? It irked Josh Goodman enough to invent a pretty obvious solution -- self-service beer taps.

Pizza worker allowed to keep job after shooting mugger in self-defense

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — A Papa John's pizza delivery driver used a gun to save her life, but in doing so violated the company's policy on firearms at the workplace.

Tom Hanks: 'Community college made me what I am'

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — Tom Hanks applauded President Obama's plan to provide free community college for millions of Americans, noting that his own two-year stint "made me what I am today."

Los Angeles family keeps illegal pet alligator for 37 years

(CNN) — Jaxson the alligator had apparently been living with the Mattson family for more than 37 years.

Arctic waters may hold secret to creating life-saving drugs

TROMSO, NORWAY (CNN) — It is early afternoon on board the "Helmer Hanssen," and the Arctic sun is already starting to set. Near the back of the ship, two people dressed in orange rain slickers are anxiously waiting.

5 killed as ice, snow glaze highways across Northeast

After freezing rain and snow glazed roads across the Northeast, leaving five dead, more misery awaits Monday.