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Christie Medicaid move helping him at home

It may not help him if he decides to run for the Republican presidential nomination, but a new poll suggests that Gov.

Judge stops NYC ban on large sugary drinks, city plans appeal

A state judge in New York on Monday invalidated the city's upcoming ban on sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces in certain venues, a major setback for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has backed several laws aimed at New Yorkers&#3

Jane Lynch and Wilmer Valderrama Joining the New Animated Comedy "Murder Police" on FOX

Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch (GLEE) and fan favorite Wilmer Valderrama (“That ’70s Show”) will lend their arresting voices as series regulars to the new animated comedy series MURDER POLICE on FOX.  From David A.

6 teens killed, 2 injured when overcrowded SUV flips into pond

The eight teenagers crammed into an SUV that was only supposed to seat five. They were driving a vehicle they didn't have permission to use.

Schumer calls proposed knife rules a distraction for TSA

Sen. Charles Schumer, saying he sees few tangible benefits for passengers, called Sunday on the Transportation Security Administration to reverse its decision to allow small pocketknives on airplanes.

Wrigley to sell caffeinated chewing gum

Hey caffeine addicts: Your morning just got a little easier. Next month, Wrigley will start selling a caffeinated gum with the equivalent of about half a cup of coffee.

"Green on blue" attack leaves U.S. troops dead in Afghanistan

Several NATO and Afghan service members were killed Monday when an assailant wearing an Afghan service uniform opened fire on the group, and some of the victims were Americans, NATO's International Security Force officials said.

Tiger Woods wins at Doral

Tiger Woods won the World Golf Championship tournament at Doral's Blue Monster course in Florida on Sunday, boosting his comeback just weeks before next month's Masters.

Sen. Levin won't seek re-election in 2014

Democratic Sen. Carl Levin, 78, announced Thursday that he will not run for a seventh term in 2014.

Facebook revamps site, tweaks mobile apps

Facebook wants to cut clutter.