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WH adviser: Obama prepared to use bully pulpit

White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said President Barack Obama's plan to take more action in 2014-even without congressional approval-shouldn't be considered a threat to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Police: Gunman in deadly mall attack identified as Darion Marcus Aguilar

The gunman who killed two workers Saturday at a Maryland mall was identified Sunday as Darion Marcus Aguilar, Howard County Police Chief Bill McMahon said.

Michaels may have been hit by a security breach

Arts and crafts retailer, Michaels, has some bad news for customers. The company said today that it may have been hit by a security breach.

Time to stock up on stamps

Time to stock up on those forever stamps. Come Sunday, it will cost you more to mail a letter. It's that time of year when new stamp prices tend to kick in. And this year, the increase is the biggest in more than 10 years.

Texas judge: Remove brain-dead woman from ventilator, other machines

A Texas judge ordered a Fort Worth hospital to remove a pregnant and brain-dead woman from respirators and ventilators on Friday, perhaps ending a wrenching legal debate about who is alive, who is dead and how the presence of a fetus changes th

Playtex recalls pacifier holder clip due to choking hazard

Playtex is recalling a pacifier holder clip due to a choking hazard. This recall involves the Playtex pacifier holder clip that can attach a pacifier to items like clothing, diaper bags, and strollers.

3 reported killed in shooting at Maryland mall

Gunfire erupted in a Columbia, Maryland, shopping mall late Saturday morning, leaving three people dead and four injured, police said.

Deaf NFL player to hearing-impaired NJ girl: 'We can still accomplish dreams'

In the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks player Derrick Coleman Jr. probably expected an onslaught of encouragement from his fans.

A year of success and setbacks for soul-searching RNC

For far too long, according to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, his committee was nothing more than "a U-Haul trailer of money for a presidential nominee" who lacked a permanent, sustainable presence in crucial s