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Biden jokes presidential run would be bad for his golf game

Vice President Joe Biden suggested Thursday night that running for President wouldn't leave much time to practice his golf game.

Aquarium pumps saving babies' lives

When Chokonjetsa was born, he weighed just over 2 pounds. His tiny, underdeveloped lungs struggled for each breath.

Amid search for missing in NYC blast, loved ones, friends reflect on those killed

In the mid-March chill Thursday, the victims and their stories continued to emerge as firefighters ferreted through the piles of bricks and wreckage on the East Harlem block where a powerful explosion and fire leveled two buildings.

Astronaut's mom helps overturn murder conviction

After almost 17 years in prison, this was it: This was The Moment. Gloria Killian's murder conviction had been overturned. Carrying a small bag of her belongings, she walked out of prison as a free woman.

Stocks rise on better economic news

Stocks were higher Thursday morning on better than expected economic news.

GM ignition switch issue surfaced in 2001

General Motors knew of an issue with its ignition switch several years before it had previously acknowledged.

Beard envy? Surgery may be the answer

Take a look at Hollywood's leading men, the White House press secretary and the hipsters strolling through Brooklyn.

Satellite looking into missing Malaysia flight detects 'suspected crash area'

A Chinese satellite looking into the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "observed a suspected crash area at sea," a Chinese government agency said -- a potentially pivotal lead into what has been a frustrating se

BBB warns of IRS scam during tax season

The tax man cometh next month! BBB warns you not to be fooled by emails claiming you qualify to receive Federal and State tax relief.

'Band of Brothers' veteran William Guarnere dies

 William Guarnere, a World War II veteran popularized by the "Band of Brothers" miniseries, has died. He was 90.