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Floods hit homes in England as wild weather batters Europe

Like a modern-day King Canute, Sam Notaro is determined not to let rising waters flood his home. He lives in Moorland village in Somerset, southwest England, which has been hit hard by weeks of flooding.

Chick-fil-A to serve antibiotic-free chicken

A popular American fast food restaurant wants you to "Eat mor chikin" without antibiotics. Chick-fil-A Inc. announced plans Tuesday to use chicken raised without antibiotics in all of its restaurants within five years.

Returning American soldier sees son for first time

Spc. Daniel Barbeau, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, sheds a few tears as he holds his son, Fitz, for the first time Feb. 11.

For the family of a mysterious castaway, the hard wait is nearly over

She talks to the pictures as if they could make her voice travel thousands of miles and reach her son's ears.

Stocks up on Yellen remarks

Stocks ticked up Tuesday as new Fed chair Janet Yellen stressed that monetary policy is unlikely to change much under her leadership. The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq were all higher in early trading.

Defendant to testify in Florida loud-music murder trial

A Florida man accused of killing a teen following an argument over loud music has decided to testify in his murder trial.

Holder calls for restoring ex-cons' voting rights

One of Washington's oddities of late is Attorney General Eric Holder's liberal social justice goals finding unity with the tea party movement's curb-big-government proposals led by Sens. Rand Paul and Mike Lee.

GOP investigation says White House didn't recognize Benghazi threat

A congressional investigation into the Defense Department's response to the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, found that the Obama administration failed to protect the compound and recognize the severity of the deteriorating security situa

International Olympic Committee reinstates India at Sochi after ban

The International Olympic Committee has reinstated India, allowing its athletes to once again compete under their country's flag after a ban of more than a year.

Famed former child actress Shirley Temple dies at 85

Shirley Temple, who rose to fame as arguably one of the most famous child actresses in Hollywood history, died late Monday night, her publicist said. She was 85.