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Border bills stall in House, Senate

Border bills stall in House, Senate

On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress.
Walmart: 'Going to a very dark place'

Walmart: 'Going to a very dark place'

Walmart may not go the way of RadioShack any time soon. But Goldman Sachs says that customers are abandoning the big-box pioneer in droves.

Problem pig pinned

A pig gone wild is back behind bars Wednesday in the town of Oakland, Maine after nearly two months living on his own in the woods.

Too big for court?

A Grand Rapids, Michigan man claiming he's too large to go to court to face the felony charges says he's already suffering enough.

Dog & duck: an unlikely pair

An unlikely pair are turning heads on the North Carolina coast. Occy the dog and Biggie the duck have been friends since one was a tiny and the other just a duckling.

Born on the run

An Arizona woman was forced to give birth in her minivan after her newborn just couldn't wait for the short drive to the hospital.

This Congressman lived on the minimum wage

Raising the minimum wage continues to be a top Democratic economic priority, insisting that higher pay is critical to helping lift the working poor out of poverty. Some members of Congress put their money where their mouth is.
CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

CIA Director John Brennan apologized to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday and admitted the agency spied on computers used by its staffers who prepared an investigation of the controversial post 9/11 CIA interrogation and detention p
Held by North Korea, Kenneth Bae feels abandoned by U.S., report says

Held by North Korea, Kenneth Bae feels abandoned by U.S., report says

Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea for almost two years, said he feels like the U.S. government has abandoned him, according to a pro-North Korea newspaper.
What is the risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

What is the risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

Deadly diseases like Ebola are only a plane ride away. In today's interconnected world, linked by transoceanic flights, one infected person can trigger a domino effect that pays no attention to borders.
Calls for accountability in Gaza conflict increase

Calls for accountability in Gaza conflict increase

As civilian casualties mount in Gaza in the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict, the United Nations' top human rights official warned of possible war crimes having been committed.

NM woman claims ex stabbed dog, marinated it in Italian dressing

A New Mexico man is accused of stabbing a puppy to death and marinating its remains in the freezer. The man's ex-girlfriend said he's talked about barbecuing one of her dogs before, but she always thought it was a joke.

Flying axe strikes inches from woman inside car

This is a picture you have to see to believe, after an ax flew off a truck and smashed through someone's car on the freeway. A woman narrowly escaped with her life.
Senate passes Cruz bill to pursue justice for U.S. teen murdered in Israel

Senate passes Cruz bill to pursue justice for U.S. teen murdered in Israel

Senate Passes Cruz Bill to Pursue Justice for US Teen Murdered in Israel U.S. Sen.