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Rep. King on defund plan: 'Custer, Kamikaze'

Rep. Peter King continued his vocal opposition to a plan by fellow Republicans to defund Obamacare by tying it to legislation to keep the government funded.

Michele Bachmann: Obama 'used to being George III'

Tea party firebrand Rep. Michele Bachmann was unabashed in her criticism of Obamacare and the president it's named for Thursday night, comparing President Barack Obama with a British tyrant.

New iPhones draw lines around the world

The annual holiday for Apple fans is here. The new iPhones went on sale in the U.S., China and seven other countries Friday, and throngs of people lined up around the world to be among the first to snag one.

VIDEO: 'Hiccup girl' now on trial for murder

The "hiccup girl" is on trial in Florida for first degree murder charges. Jennifer Mee, 22, who made national news after she hiccuped continuously for five weeks is accused of murdering Shannon Griffin in 2010.

Emmys 2013: Bryan Cranston, man of the moment

Right now, Bryan Cranston is The Man.

U.S. court says 'liking' something on Facebook is free speech

A U.S. court of appeals gave Facebook a thumbs up on Wednesday when it ruled that "likes" on the social network are protected as free speech under the Constitution.

Rangers can’t shut down Rays

Desmond Jennings singled home Sam Fuld with one out in the 12th inning, and Tampa Bay snatched a 4-3 victory from the Rangers on Wednesday night.

Houston DB fined for hit on local NFL star Kendall Wright

Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson has been fined $42,000 by the NFL for his hit on Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright during Sunday’s 30-24 victory at Reliant Stadium.

Fed surprise keeps stock rally going

Investors seemed to be a little hung over Thursday, but stocks continued to advance a day after the Federal Reserve's surprise decision to keep buying $85 billion in bonds a month lifted two key market indexes to all-time highs.

JPMorgan fined $920 million in 'London Whale' trading loss

JPMorgan Chase agreed Thursday to pay about $920 million fines to U.S. and U.K. regulators to settle charges related to the "London Whale" trading debacle.