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Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych defends handling of political crisis

President Viktor Yanukovych defended his government's handling of the political crisis in Ukraine on Thursday, saying that it had "fulfilled all its obligations" and that opposition leaders were stoking people's anger for thei

Not your mama's gym class

It's been called the fourth "R" of education: reading, writing, arithmetic and now, aerobics. But the gym class of generation Wii isn't the same one you probably remember from school.

Chick-fil-A, The Home Depot providing food, shelter to drivers stranded in severe winter weather

Chick-fil-A and The Home Depot have been doing their part to aid drivers stranded due to harsh winter weather conditions.

Atlanta mayor: Early city exodus crippled traffic

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Wednesday defended his government's handing of a snow shower that crippled traffic and left motorists stranded for hours a day earlier, and laid part of the blame on local businesses, saying they contributed to t

SPCA inspires people to 'Take A Chance' on adopting pets with musical number

The SPCA of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina, is taking a musical approach to get people interested in adopting pets they are housing.

Biden: Clinton won't really affect his 2016 decision

Vice President Joe Biden says Hillary Clinton's decision on whether she will or won't run for president in 2016 will not directly impact his own decision on whether to launch another bid for the White House.

'I love my son, but I'm more than a mom'

I'm Molly. On March 5, 2013, I became Molly, Liam's mom. And since then, I've been winging this whole mom thing.

Chrysler parent is renamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

The reorganized Fiat and Chrysler Group got a new name - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles - and a new legal home on neutral territory in the Netherlands, the company announced Wednesday.

Are cruise ships floating petri dishes?

No one wants to spend their vacation in the bathroom. Reports of an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea at sea have some imminent cruisers worried.

House expected to pass bill banning taxpayer funds for abortion

On the same day that the top Republican woman in the House will deliver the response to the President's State of the Union message, the GOP-led House of Representatives is expected to pass a controversial bill on an issue that divides women