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Police: Drunk U.S. sailor arrested after breaking into elderly woman's property

It was a game of ding-dong ditch he may well regret.

49ers and Ravens, and Harbaugh brothers, to face off in Super Bowl XLVII

One Harbaugh will win Super Bowl XLVII. Another will lose it.

Crowd of 800,000 to welcome Obama to second half of his presidency

A day after formally beginning his second term, President Barack Obama on Monday takes part in the full trappings of his inauguration by reciting the oath of office in front of a crowd expected to number between 800,000 and 900,000 people.

Crowd of 800,000 to welcome Obama to second half of his presidency

A day after formally beginning his second term, President Barack Obama on Monday takes part in the full trappings of his inauguration by reciting the oath of office in front of a crowd expected to number between 800,000 and 900,000 people.

Morality: It's not just for humans

You might recognize prominent primatologist Frans de Waal from lectures he has given about his research on primate behavior, which have been popularized on YouTube.

Manti Te'o to have first on-camera interview with Katie Couric

Manti Te'o, the Notre Dame linebacker at the center of an online hoax involving his non-existent girlfriend, will sit down for his first on-camera interview this week with Katie Couric, the talk show host said Sunday.

Federal Reserve was blind to crisis in 2007

Federal Reserve officials were largely unaware of the financial crisis brewing in 2007, until they found themselves in the middle of it, transcripts released Friday show.

Welcome to obscure Washington, D.C.

Ordinarily, I'm not a fan of vandalism. But years ago I spotted some graffiti in Washington that struck a chord. Someone had spray painted the symbol for anarchy -- a circled "A" -- on a Chinatown grocery store.

Both parties look for action from Congress

Some might call them overly optimistic. President Barack Obama and Republican Rep. James Lankford each called on Congress to take up legislation in their weekly addresses Saturday, the likes of which have not passed in years.

Henry Kissinger Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former National Security Adviser and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Personal: Birth date: May 27, 1923 Birth place: Furth, Germany Birth name: Heinz Alfred Kissinger