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Missing man's family to Obama: While in Mexico, please help us find Harry Devert

The family and friends of Harry Devert, the American adventurer who disappeared in Mexico more than three weeks ago, has started a petition to try to get the attention of President Barack Obama as he heads to that country Wednesday.

Food stamp use among military rises again

More soldiers used food stamps to buy milk, cheese, meat and bread at military grocers last year.

1-800-Flowers botches Valentine's Day - and apology, too

Two days after Valentine's Day, 1-800-Flowers was still apologizing to customers whose flowers and candy never showed up.

President at 42% on Presidents Day

As President Barack Obama marks his sixth Presidents Day in office, his approval ratings remain near the lowest of his presidency.

GOP slams stimulus on fifth anniversary

Five years after the of the signing of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 into law, the measure, which is better known as the Stimulus or Recovery Act, was roundly criticized once again by Republicans.

The classroom behind the Super Bowl commercial

Every few days since the start of the school year, Scott Bedley has posted a message on Twitter, looking for classes around the country that might want to meet his.

Food stamp use among military rises again

More soldiers used food stamps to buy milk, cheese, meat and bread at military grocers last year.

1-800-Flowers botches Valentine's Day - and apology, too

Two days after Valentine's Day, 1-800-Flowers was still apologizing to customers whose flowers and candy never showed up.

Radiation alarm at New Mexico nuclear disposal plant spurs air shutoff

An alarm late Friday night indicating higher than usual levels of airborne radiation led to a first-of-its-kind response at a nuclear disposal facility outside of Carlsbad, New Mexico, an Energy Department spokesman told CNN.

Obama administration vows more action on climate change sparking debate

Following President Barack Obama's announcement of $1 billion in new funding to help prepare for the effects of climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry promised his own actions as part of the administration's push in a keynote spe