Shoppers go wild for Lilly Pulitzer at Target

Floral pastel dresses and beach coverups flew off the racks at Target stores Sunday morning as eager shoppers snatched up pieces from the retailer's limited…

Hundreds feared dead as migrant boat capsizes

Rescue operation underway in Mediterranean

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It was the latest in a series of dangerous voyages as hundreds of men, women and children boarded a boat in Libya, hoping to make it safely to Europe.

But after…

Stocks: Time for a big check-up this week

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Corporate America is getting its pulse taken this week.

A flood of big-name brands from Starbucks to Facebook will announce earnings, which could send stocks…

U.S. economy isn't growing fast enough

Here's one matter that Democratic and Republican economists agree on: America's economy could be doing a lot better.

"The good news is we're growing, we're…

U.S. economy isn't growing fast enough

Here's one matter that Democratic and Republican economists agree on: America's economy could be doing a lot better.

"The good news is we're growing, we're…

Joe Manchin picks Senate over governor's bid

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he'll run for re-election to the Senate, rather than a return to the governor's office he once held.

"If my…

Comcast, Time Warner Cable set to talk with antitrust regulators

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Comcast and Time Warner Cable representatives will sit down with government officials this week amid intense scrutiny of their proposed mega-merger and its…

Corker: Lynch vote coming in 2-3 days

The Senate is likely to approve Loretta Lynch as the nation's next attorney general in the next two or three days, an influential Republican said Sunday.

Sen.…

Walker: I've attended a gay wedding reception

Gov Scott Walker

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told reporters Saturday night although he doesn't support same-sex marriage he attended a wedding reception for a gay relative.

"…

Suspect charges Ohio cop, who doesn't shoot

Police confrontation caught on body cam

Police shootings stoke controversy as the public dissects the details of each incident and decides whether the use of force was unwarranted or if the officer…

Bob Corker: Nuke deal gives Iran too much

The architect of a measure that would give Congress more oversight over President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran says he's skeptical the Middle Eastern…

Replica of 18th-century French ship sets sail

Ocean sea briny deep

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Lest we Americans forget that -- in the wellsprings of our nation -- France bore the torch of liberty alongside us, our old ally has launched a reminder from…

Ehud Olmert Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Ehud Olmert, former prime minister of Israel.

Personal: Birth date: September 30, 1945

Birth place: Binyamina, Palestine (now…

Woman rescued from burning car

Woman pulled from smoldering car

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The overturned convertible was smoldering, when police pulled up to it on a New Jersey roadway. The driver was pinned inside -- and unconscious.

Not knowing…

Record cocaine bust made by France in Caribbean

Gram of cocaine

DEA

French customs officers say they have seized more than 2 tons of cocaine aboard a sailboat that was falsely flying an American flag in the Caribbean.

The drugs…

Wildfire burns near homes in California

Wildfire only 15 percent contained

KTLA

A wildfire near Corona, California, is threatening at least 300 homes as 335 firefighters work to quell it, state fire officials say.

The "Highway Fire" was…

13 dead from mysterious ailment in Nigeria

OTD April 7 - World Health Organization

World Health Organization

A mysterious affliction has killed at least 13 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause. The 18 cases have…

"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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