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A short-term budget deal will set spending levels and alleviate unpopular budget cuts for two years.
JOHANNESBURG - The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake."
NEW YORK - Pope Francis has been selected by Time magazine as the Person of the Year.
Bitcoin is growing in popularity, but there is still considerable debate about where the currency will find its niche
Torched by disclosures that the National Security Agency routinely tapped into their data and spied on people and businesses, some of tech's biggest names have banded together to form what is essentially an anti-NSA coalition.
Two adults and four children had gone to play in the snow Sunday in remote area when Jeep overturned.
The fate of President Obama's second term is emerging as a battle between improving news about the economy and souring views of his signature health care law.
Waitress initially said she was denied a tip because she was gay.
WASHINGTON - Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for soul-crushing cold.
Tens of thousands of South Africans, as well as politicians and celebrities from around the world turned out to pay their respects at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
WASHINGTON - Congress has approved a 10-year extension of a ban on plastic firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines. But it has defeated gun-control advocates' push for tougher restrictions.
NEw YORK - The S&P 500 index is back at a record high after a big acquisition in the food industry and as traders hope that a budget deal could be reached in Washington.
Local government officials are urging the media to stay away Saturday, the first anniversary of the Dec. 14 shootings that killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling 2,600 pounds of prosciutto because of possible contamination with a potentially deadly pathogen.
LOS ANGELES - NASA says the Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars that may have supported tiny organisms for tens of millions of years.
The National Security Agency isn't the only government entity secretly collecting data from people's cellphones. Local police are increasingly scooping it up, too.
SAN MATEO - Some of tech's biggest names have banded together to form what is essentially an anti-NSA coalition.
SANTA ROSA - A Northern California sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy is returning to duty.
NEW YORK - A cockroach possessing powers to withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the United States has invaded New York City.
A 6-year-old who dreams of being an astronaut for NASA has taken matters into his own hands by starting an online petition to try and save NASA.
Leo Priest cries when describing the sight of dead sailors floating in the water the morning Pearl Harbor was attacked.
In a Harvard poll of 2,089 young adults between 18- and 29-years-old, 42% of respondents blamed colleges and universities for rising student debt, while 30% blamed the federal government.
Improvements that ended last week have increased website's ability to handle visitors.
North Korea says it held elderly veteran for alleged crimes during Korean War.
A major ice storm killed four people, disrupted thousands of flights and knocked out power to more than 200,000 people, leaving much of the south-central U.S. in a deep freeze Friday.
WASHINGTON - Gilead Sciences Inc. says the federal government has approved its highly anticipated hepatitis C drug that is expected to offer a faster cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 198 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,020 Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 20 points to 1,805 and the Nasdaq composite advanced 29 points to 4,062.
As fast food workers walked off the job in 100 cities Thursday amid demands for higher pay, the fast food giant thought it was a good idea to dish out some holiday tip suggestions to its employees
WASHINGTON - A fourth straight month of solid hiring cut the U.S. unemployment rate to a five-year low of 7 percent in November, an encouraging sign for the economy.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is letting companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles over 30 years without penalty.
Push for gun-control legislation comes as Americans mark one year since 20 children, 6 adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Debating the potential value of a currency no one can actually hold in their hands.
Alisha Waters has spent four months recovering from the shooting, which severed her spinal cord and left her a quadriplegic.