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Lance Armstrong stripped of his Tour de France titles

Lance Armstrong is losing the seven cycling titles that made him a legend. The International Cycling Union announced Monday that Armstrong is being stripped of his Tour de France titles.

Recall: Sunscreen could burst into flames on your skin

A recall is underway for Banana Boat products that could give new meaning to the word sunburn.

Big Tex goes up in flames

A large fire has been reported at the State Fair of Texas. From this pic sent by a viewer, it appears Big Tex is on fire. Big Tex was celebrating his 60th year.

Texas ranked top state to do business

Texas’ pro-business approach continues to receive national recognition, and Area Development Magazine is the latest organization to take notice by naming Texas the top state to do business in their third annual “Top States for Doing

Mortgage rates fall to record lows, again

Rates on the average 15-year, fixed-rate mortgage hit a new low this week, falling to 2.66%, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

Man arrested in Federal Reserve terror plot

Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old man who they say was planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in lower Manhattan, officials said Wednesday.

Poll: Obama, Romney tied in New Hampshire

A poll released Monday indicates Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are tied in the battleground state of New Hampshire.

Clinton talks Romney and Obama debate, politics in interview

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brushed off speculation that the controversy over last month's consulate attack in Libya could thwart her chance at the White House should she decide to run for president in 2016.

Dog treat recall, possible salmonella contamination

Dog owners listen up. One brand of dog treat is being voluntarily recalled because it could be contaminated with salmonella.

Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.