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Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria claim Nobel Peace Prize

A group of chemical weapons inspectors are taking the world closer to peace in the middle of a raging war that they cannot stop. For their work in Syria and elsewhere, they received the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday in Norway.

Suspect in British soldier's slaying: 'I do not dispute I killed him'

One of the men accused of the brutal daylight killing of British soldier Lee Rigby told a jury Monday that he killed the soldier because he is fighting a war.

LIST: 2013 bowl game schedule

The 2013 college football regular season has come to an end and now all that's left are bowl games to usher out the Bowl Championship Series era before the College Football Playoff begins in 2014.

Tech firms call on U.S. to reform spying activities

Major U.S. technology companies have joined together to ask the U.S. government to reform surveillance activities.

10 trips to whisk you away for the holidays

"It's the most wonderful time of the year."

Traveler wakes up on airliner, locked in and alone

Tom Wagner woke up Friday night and the plane cabin was dark. And empty. Completely empty. He looked around from his window seat near the back of the jet and wondered, "What is going on?"

American Airlines, US Airways to form largest air carrier Monday

 A deal to form the world's largest airline is set to be inked Monday.

Rand Paul: Extending jobless benefits a 'disservice' to workers

 Kentucky Republican and potential 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday extending unemployment benefits past what the U.S. federal government has already paid would be a "disservice" to workers.

Rand Paul 'seriously considering' run for president

Tea party darling Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday he's seriously considering a run for president in 2016 -- but he also has serious concerns. "The thought has crossed my mind," Paul said on "Fox News Sunday."

Homeland Security chairman: Threat of terrorism spreading like 'wildfire' overseas

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said the threat of terrorism overseas is "getting worse, not better."