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Obama administration: U.S. and Saudi Arabia 'very much aligned'

The United States and Saudi Arabia are "very much aligned" despite recent policy differences over Iran and Syria, a senior U.S. official said following a meeting between President Barack Obama and King Abdullah.

GM adds 824,000 vehicles to recall

 General Motors is expanding its ignition switch recall to add 824,000 cars sold in the U.S. between 2008 and 2011, the company said Friday.

Washington landslide: Families pray for miracles as death toll expected to grow

With each passing day, the toll grows from a mountain that moved, a massive landslide that swallowed houses and trailers in Washington's Cascade Mountains.

For $150k you could be Buzz Lightyear

Inventor Glenn Martin admits he appears crazy -- "But it's the crazy people who change the world." "Some people work on old cars, some do quilting, some collect stamps, I build jetpacks."

Stephen Colbert denies racist tweet

Stephen Colbert may make his career mocking people, but this time he says he didn't go as far as the outraged Internet believes.

Oscar Pistorius trial: How will the defense fight back?

Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Of that, there is no doubt. But was it murder?

Suspect in Palm Beach rapes extradited to U.S.

A Guatemalan man accused in five rapes in Palm Beach County, Florida, has been extradited to the United States to face charges, officials announced Thursday.

Chocolate: Treat yourself to success

According to a recent study, if you're a boss and want your employees to work harder, you should try to make them happier. Or at least give them a bit of a sugar boost.

'Duck Dynasty' star stands by beliefs

As season 5 of "Duck Dynasty" wraps up, co-star Willie Robertson is not backing down from either his faith or the controversy those beliefs helped stir.

Kilgore Police searching for missing 12-year-old girl

Kilgore Police is searching for a missing girl. Jessica Madden, 12, has been reported missing. She was last seen several hours ago.