U.S. hunter sought in killing of park lion

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An American man is being sought in connection with a case that has drawn international attention -- the killing of Cecil the lion -- Zimbabwean officials said…

Clinton won't answer Keystone pipeline question

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigns in Iowa

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Hillary Clinton on Tuesday declined to say whether she supported the Keystone XL pipeline expansion, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the matter is still…

Fox News tweaks debate rules

Fox News is making it easier for Republican presidential candidates who don't make the cut for the network's August 6 prime-time debate to get at least some…

Adoption scandal priest leaves Chile

A priest at the center of an illegal baby adoption scam in Chile has been moved out of the country and faces no charges, even after admitting he participated…

Health care spending expected to grow faster

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After years of historically slow growth, health care spending is once again on the rise -- and it's expected to continue to accelerate over the next decade.

Spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard granted parole

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Convicted spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard has been granted parole and will be released from an American jail on Nov. 21, his lawyer announced Tuesday.…

Third Planned Parenthood video released

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The anti-abortion group targeting Planned Parenthood released another video Tuesday, this one featuring an interview with a woman who says she worked in a…

Mitchell pleads guilty to helping inmates escape

Joyce Mitchell

With a barely audible whisper of "guilty," the prison tailor charged with helping two murderers stage a dramatic escape from an upstate New York prison last…

Why don't Americans like the Iran deal? (Opinion)

I don't read polls for a living, and certainly don't want to compete with those who do. But I was intrigued by a new CNN poll that found a majority of…

Twitter's Jack Dorsey: We know we must be easier to use

Twitter's main problem has been, in a nutshell: People who know how to use it, love it. Everyone else kind of scratches their heads.

Jack Dorsey, the company's…

N.C. rep looks to strip Boehner of speakership

A conservative North Carolina congressman began an effort early Tuesday evening to challenge House Speaker John Boehner's leadership.

Rep. Mark Meadows, who was…

John Kasich: Leave Donald Trump alone

John Kasich says it's time to stop reporting about Donald Trump's ex-wife's decades-old, but since retracted assertion that he raped her -- and a Trump aide's…

Oil prices have plunged nearly 20% this month

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The world still has too much oil.

Chuck II's are selling fast

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The classic Converse sneaker known for its vintage look just got a big update in the comfort department.

Huckabee: Maybe Holocaust metaphor wasn't good

Mike Huckabee is standing by his comparison of President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear deal to the Holocaust -- but acknowledged Tuesday that "maybe the metaphor…

At ADA rally, calls to overhaul AbilityOne program

As hundreds marched on Capitol Hill Tuesday to support the rights of people with disabilities, some called for an overhaul of the nation's premier program for…

Equal pay: Advocates say 'clock out' for black women

An Atlanta-based advocacy group has dubbed Tuesday "Black Women's Equal Pay Day" and the idea has quickly gained traction on Twitter and Facebook.

Atlanta Women…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--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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