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Cyber Monday: Life imitating hype

Cyber Monday is finally living up to its name. When it started in 2005, the first Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend was only the 10th busiest day of the year for online sales, according to comScore.

Montana appeals former teacher's one-month sentence for rape of teen

 Montana is fighting to get a former teacher back behind bars after he served only a month for raping a 14-year-old girl.

Small plane crashes in Alaska, killing 4

Four people died when a small plane with 10 aboard crashed in southwestern Alaska on Friday evening, authorities said.

National guardsman reunited with dog days after tornado destroys town

 You don't find too many happy stories in the aftermath of a tornado, but Spc. Jacob Montgomery is telling one.

Obama: People do think I'm trustworthy

The hits to President Obama's popularity, prompted by the botched HealthCare.gov rollout, are simply a natural fluctuation every commander-in-chief faces, Obama told interviewer Barbara Walters in an interview aired Friday.

Deadline Day: Will Obamacare website work?

A moment of truth has arrived for President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms with Saturday's self-imposed deadline to get the problem-plagued HealthCare.gov website to work properly for most users.

Sriracha factory ordered to put a lid on smell after locals pepper city with complaints

A Sriracha hot sauce factory is getting a chilly reception in Southern California.

Investors give thanks to their portfolios

Investors are heading into the Thanksgiving holiday in a cheery mood as stocks continued to extend this year's record-breaking run.

Insurers: Despite deadline, Obamacare glitches persist

The Obama administration is promising a much smoother ride on HealthCare.gov come Saturday, but insurers worry that behind-the-scenes glitches will keep consumers from enrolling in the health insurance plans they want.

IAEA: Iran invites inspectors to visit Arak nuclear site

Iran has invited inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency to visit its Arak heavy-water reactor on December 8, the nuclear watchdog said in a statement Thursday.