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Army veteran, who faced enemy fire, to receive Medal of Honor

A former Army sergeant who withstood Afghan insurgent fire to save his fellow warriors' lives will be awarded the Medal of Honor on Tuesday by President Obama at the White House.

Rove criticized for Clinton 'brain injury' suggestion

Karl Rove's suggestion that Hillary Clinton suffers from a brain injury is coming under attack.

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.