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GI marches to 'Ultimate Fighter' title

It should come as no surprise that U.S. Army soldiers can fight. But Staff Sgt. Colton Smith can say he's the Army's ultimate fighter.

John Kerry will be nominated for secretary of state

President Barack Obama on Friday will nominate Sen. John Kerry, the former presidential candidate who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to be the next secretary of state, a senior administration official told CNN.

NRA calls for armed guards at every school

The National Rifle Association is grieving the lives lost in last week's school shooting in Connecticut, but it is no-weapons policies at schools that put children's lives at risk, the group's executive director said Friday.

Obama: Proposals to address gun violence due by January

The nation will have a set of recommendations to address widespread gun violence within weeks, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday.

Benghazi siege: The ambassador's last minutes

They were in hiding in a place security officers called a "safe area." It was anything but. Outside an angry crowd grew, gunfire rang out and a fire blazed.

Fans to say goodbye to Jenni Rivera at service in Los Angeles

Thousands of mourners will bid farewell Wednesday to Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, whose soulful ballads sold out concert halls and made her a household name.

Connecticut shooting: Who is Adam Lanza?

Nancy Lanza was raising a quiet, socially awkward young man, the kind of teenager who, a former classmate recalled, would just go stand in the corner.

Instagram can now sell your photos for ads

Instagram shocked users with an update to its terms of service that will let the company sell users' photos to other companies.

Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye dead at 88

Daniel Inouye, the Medal of Honor-winning World War II veteran who represented Hawaii in the Senate for five decades, has died, his office announced Monday. He was 88.

Kelly Clarkson is engaged

Kelly Clarkson shared some exciting news with her fans over the weekend.