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Obama's 'Schoolhouse Rock' lesson for Congress

 President Barack Obama invoked a beloved children's cartoon to try to educate Congress on how to pass a budget.

Obama: Law school should be two years

President Barack Obama argued Friday that the amount of time it takes to obtain a law degree should be shortened as a way for students to save money.

China's oldest living woman will celebrate her 116 birthday Sunday

China's oldest living woman will be celebrating her birthday this Sunday, August 25. State run television station CCTV reports the woman, Fu Suquing, turned 116 years old last month, but is celebrating her birthday Sunday.

March on Washington: Throngs mark 'I Have a Dream' anniversary

Standing on the spot where 50 years earlier Martin Luther King Jr. made "I have a dream" the clarion call of the civil rights movement, a broader call for equality rang out Saturday.

A-Rod Grocery store seeks a new name

The name A-Rod seems to have tarnished not only baseball, but also bodegas.

Public memorial set for Hannah Anderson's mom, brother

Nearly three weeks after authorities found their charred remains in a family friend's home, Hannah Anderson's mother and brother will be remembered Saturday at a public memorial service.

3 OK teenagers who shot baseball player becuase they were bored, not charged with hate crime

An Australian baseball player gunned down in Oklahoma was not targeted because of his race. That's according to the district attorney involved in the case.

Lawsuit against Paula Deen dismissed

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against celebrity chef, Paula Deen. It is not known if there was a settlement in the case.

Teen arrested for allegedly beating 88-year-old WWII veteran to death

A juvenile has been arrested by Spokane police in connection with the beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran this week, police said Friday.

Smith & Wesson recall

A warning for owners of Smith and Wesson's M&P Shield pistol made before August 19th of this year.