The numbers are in from "Forbes" magazine for the top three most valuable college football teams in 2013, and the top spot goes to The Texas Longhorns. The team ended its season worth on $139 million. Notre Dame's Fighting Irish came in second, valued at $117 million. Rounding out the top three is the University of Alabama's Crimson Tide which is valued at $110 million.
The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled the state's anti-gay marriage laws are unconstitutional Thursday. The unanimous ruling ordered county clerks to begin issuing marriage licenses to qualified same-sex couples. New Mexico will become the 17th state, plus the District of Columbia, to allow same sex ceremonies. Eight counties have been issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in recent months and this ruling requires those marriages to be recognized as valid statewide.
Hillary Clinton is adding more suspense to the "will she or won't she" speculation about a possible presidential run. Clinton, who was named Barbara Walters' "Most Fascinating Person of 2013," says it's too early to obsess over the White House, but says she'll decide next year whether she'll run in 2016. If she decides to run, Clinton would likely become the front runner for the democratic nomination, according to recent public opinion polls.
New details have been made public about private voicemails between Prince William and his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge. Thursday, a prosecutor told a London court that the British tabloid "News of the World" hacked Kate Middleton's phone while she was dating William. The tabloid is accused of conspiring "to intercept communications in the course of their transmission, without lawful authority." They deny the charges.
The ceiling of central London's historic Apollo Theatre collapsed Thursday during a performance to a nearly packed house. London's fire brigade say all those trapped have now been freed. Emergency officials report there are seven serious injuries, and 81 people are described as "walking wounded." For now, there are no reports of fatalities. The initial police assessment of the collapse is that it was an accident.