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Student loan interest rates on the rise

Subsidized student loans will get pricier this fall, thanks to Congress.

NBC announces 2014 schedule: See what's new

After cleaning house Friday and canceling a number of shows, NBC has unveiled its 2014 TV schedule. As announced Sunday, the network has added three comedies and three dramas to its lineup.

Second U.S. case of MERS confirmed

There is a second confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome imported into the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday.

Washington Monument to reopen after repairs from quake

Fresh off a $15 million, nearly three-year repair job, the Washington Monument is scheduled to reopen officially Monday.

Second U.S. case of MERS confirmed

There is a second confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome imported into the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday.

Did Beyonce's sister fight Jay Z?

A video that TMZ alleges is of Beyonce's younger sister having an altercation with the superstar's husband, Jay Z, has surfaced online.

Longing for the carefree parenting style of yesterday?

When Betty Draper of "Mad Men" lit a cigarette on her son's school bus during a class trip in a recent episode, I cracked up.

Michael Sam uniform a best seller

The uniform of Michael Sam, the league's first openly gay player, is the No. 2 seller from the NFL draft, according to NFLShop.com.

Obama congratulates Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted by NFL

President Barack Obama congratulated Michael Sam on Saturday for being the first openly gay football player taken in the National Football League draft, the White House said in a statement.

DNC chairwoman: GOP using Benghazi to 'gin up their base' ahead of midterms

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Republicans are digging up the issue of the 2012 attack in Benghazi to drive turnout this election year.