Israel asks Congress for missile defense aid

Publicly the U.S. and Israel have been clashing over Iran's nuclear program, but quietly Israelis have been making another appeal: getting more U.S. funds for…

The millennial investor raking in a 250% return

Justin Brosseau's friends called him an idiot in high school.

They wanted to spend their money at the movies, but Justin passed on seeing "The Hangover" and…

Iran nuke talks hit bumps over R&D, sanctions

The United States and the five world powers negotiating with Iran to curb its nuclear program are getting closer to brokering a deal, but there might not be…

Laser procedure can turn brown eyes blue

From the piercing blue eyes of Paul Newman to the steely gaze of Daniel Craig, blue eyes have always been a measure of attractiveness.

But exactly why they…

Coats to NATO: Secure Turkish-Syrian border

A Republican senator is proposing a new strategy to keep ISIS at bay and confront a critical facet of the threat: foreign fighters.

Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana,…

$400,000 GT to be most expensive Ford ever

The Ford GT supercar will be the most expensive car in the automaker's history, costing about $400,000.

The price is pegged to that of the Lamborghini…

The most romantic place to propose is ...

If they remade "Casablanca" today, chances are its epic emotional climax would feature a slightly less poetic farewell between bar owner Rick Blaine and his…

NASA: Parts of US facing 'megadroughts'

Tule River drought

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There is no precedent in contemporary weather records for the kinds of droughts the country's West will face, if greenhouse gas emissions stay on course, a…

Supreme Court case could kill Obamacare

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The future of health care in America is on the table -- and in serious jeopardy -- this morning in the Supreme Court.

It's do or die time for Citigroup

Citigroup is having a great week. But its biggest test -- literally -- is yet to come.

On Monday, Citi and Visa were named as new partners for Costco's credit…

Tsarnaev attorney: 'It was him'

Tsarnaev trial jury selection

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[Breaking news, update 11:06 ET a.m.]

"It was him," defense attorney Judy Clark said of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's role in the Boston Marathon bombings. In her…

Bill Frist Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Bill Frist, heart and lung transplant surgeon and former Senate majority leader.

Personal: Birth date: February 22, 1952


Stillborn babies found in hospital laundry


Workers at a Henderson laundry facility were startled Tuesday morning to find two stillborn babies in a shipment of linen from an area hospital.

URGENT - Boston Marathon Bombing He Did It

(CNN) -- "It was him," defense attorney Judy Clark said of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's role in the Boston Marathon bombings. In her opening statement, she told jurors…

Opinion: Goodbye to artificial colors?

When food giant Nestle USA (to which I am, alas, not related) last month announced plans to remove all artificial flavors and colors from its chocolate candies…

Inventor of K-Cups regrets the idea

The inventor of K-Cups regrets that he ever invented them.

"I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it," John Sylvan told The Atlantic in an interview.


Timeline: Boston bombings, manhunt, aftermath

Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, killing three people and injuring more than 250 others. A fourth person, an MIT…

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--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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