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More Americans movin’ on out in 2014

More Americans movin’ on out in 2014

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; more Americans will buy homes in 2014, a new survey finds. The American Express Spending & Saving Tracker found that 16 percent of those polled in the U.S.
'Scandal' actor Columbus Short arrested after restaurant brawl

'Scandal' actor Columbus Short arrested after restaurant brawl

(CNN) -- Authorities arrested "Scandal" actor Columbus Short Wednesday on a felony battery charge, prosecutors said.
CDC: 1 in 68 U.S. children has autism

CDC: 1 in 68 U.S. children has autism

(CNN) -- One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Prosecutors want Chris Brown in D.C. for trial

Prosecutors want Chris Brown in D.C. for trial

(CNN) -- Federal prosecutors in Washington are seeking to extradite singer Chris Brown from custody in Los Angeles to stand trial for assault, according to court documents obtained by CNN.
Obama says government should stop collecting, holding bulk phone data

Obama says government should stop collecting, holding bulk phone data

The federal government must get out of the business of collecting bulk data about Americans' telephone calls, President Barack Obama said Thursday, saying the information should instead be held by phone carriers who would then provide the m
Austin tops list of fastest growing cities

Austin tops list of fastest growing cities

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The energy surge. The boom in high tech. The housing rebound. Those are just some of the factors helping America's biggest cities attract new residents.
Ukraine to get $18 billion rescue from IMF

Ukraine to get $18 billion rescue from IMF

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- The International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Ukraine up to $18 billion over the next two years as its new government tries to stave off economic collapse.
Obama warns against over-promising on Ukraine response

Obama warns against over-promising on Ukraine response

President Barack Obama wrapped up a European trip dominated by Russia's annexation of Crimea by shifting the focus of the U.S. and allied response to helping Ukraine rather than confronting Moscow.
Ukraine to get $18 billion rescue from IMF

Ukraine to get $18 billion rescue from IMF

The International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Ukraine up to $18 billion over the next two years as its new government tries to stave off economic collapse.
Stocks dragged down by Citi and other banks

Stocks dragged down by Citi and other banks

Stocks continued their March swoon Thursday, and banks were among the biggest losers.
KKK recruitment flyers distributed in Louisiana city's neighborhoods

KKK recruitment flyers distributed in Louisiana city's neighborhoods

Someone is passing out hateful flyers in the Acadiana area, telling Eunice residents the KKK is "awake." This flier was passed out in one predominantly black neighborhood over the weekend.
Potential candidates hoping to hit it big in Las Vegas

Potential candidates hoping to hit it big in Las Vegas

Several potential Republican presidential contenders are heading to Las Vegas this week, hoping to hit the jackpot. And that's before they hit the casinos.

Cancer claims wife of NASCAR legend

The Houston Chronicle reports: Lynda Petty, the wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, has died after battling cancer. She was 72.
3 Secret Service agents benched before Obama trip

3 Secret Service agents benched before Obama trip

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before President Barack Obama's arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service said Tuesday.
13 crazy tax deductions

13 crazy tax deductions

From hermit crab food and Viagra to a toupee and scuba trips, taxpayers (try to) deduct the wildest things. Check out these 13 crazy tax deductions. Hermit crab food