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White nationalists aim to take over tiny North Dakota town

The words "welcome to Leith" are etched on two wooden boards, nailed to a pair of poles stuck in the grassy North Dakota prairie.

Obama faces steep climb in House on Syria

Even if the Senate backs President Barack Obama's call for military action against Syria, a wall of outright opposition or skepticism from Democrats and Republicans in the House makes approval there very difficult.

After wife of 63 years dies, man catches date with second love

For years, Allan Munroe refused to leave his wife's side. Norma, his bride of more than six decades, was battling stage four lung cancer.

Syria: EU urges strong response, as Kerry seeks support for military action

The European Union called Saturday for a "clear and strong" international response to the Bashar al-Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, but said U.N.

Ghost hunters haunted by new terror: competition

Zak Bagans tiptoes into a darkened bedroom, hunting a predator. "Are you here, can you talk to us?" he asks, scanning the empty room where he just heard mysterious steps.


Matt Cordle's confession doesn't beat around the bush: "I killed a man."

August jobs report: Hiring continues as unemployment falls

Hiring continued at a slow pace in August, and the unemployment rate fell as more Americans dropped out of the labor force. The U.S. economy added 169,000 jobs in August, the Department of Labor said Friday.

Baby bust: U.S. births at record low

The Great Recession and the slow recovery have been quite the romantic buzzkill.

Anthony Weiner challenges man who rebuked him for being 'married to an Arab'

Beleaguered New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner got into a war of words Wednesday with a man who lashed out at him for being "married to an Arab," in addition to chastising the former congressman about his well-documented sextin

Kerry signals Obama Oval Office address on Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he has "no doubt" President Barack Obama will soon make a speech on Syria from the Oval Office.