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Obama stumps for McAuliffe in Virginia governor's race

 President Barack Obama sidestepped talking about his signature achievement, health care reform, and instead focused on the politics of the government shutdown in a campaign rally to help Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe get over the fini

Honda recalls minivans over brake issue

Honda is recalling 344,000 Odyssey minivans for a sensor issue that can cause the vehicle to brake on its own.

What's up with Obamacare and my healthcare?

 As the politicians fuss and fight over the merits of the biggest overhaul of the health insurance system in this country, you may be wondering, "What does this all mean to me?" Here's what we know so far about what's up

Rare hybrid eclipse graces the sky

Some skygazers along the East Coast of North America witnessed a spectacular solar eclipse Sunday morning. The eclipse was visible for a few minutes from parts of North America, South America, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa.

Alligator captured in Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Carrying an alligator bag on an airline flight is fine, but live alligators are banned from boarding. That might explain why a toothy reptile was slithering around Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday.

Schumer backs Clinton in Iowa: '2016 is Hillary's time'

 There was no presidential contender at Saturday night's Democratic Party Jefferson Jackson dinner in Iowa, but that doesn't mean 2016 talk wasn't on the menu.

A year after the 2012 election, Romney talks 2016

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney dismissed reports that he passed over New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as his running mate because of Christie's weight.

Ayotte wants 'timeout' on Obamacare

 Echoing her Republican colleagues in the Senate, Sen.

Shooting at North Carolina university leaves one injured

One person was hospitalized Saturday after a shooting at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, authorities said.

Prosecutor: LAX suspect shot TSA officer, left, returned to shoot him again

 A true explanation of why a gunman unleashed terror at Los Angeles International Airport may lie in the hospital bed of Paul Ciancia. But no secrets are coming out.