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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.

Giant Florida eyeball belonged to a swordfish, state says

It looks like the big blue eyeball found on a Florida beach last week was cut out of a swordfish hauled in by a deep-sea angler, the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday.

Chuck Yeager retraces history in the sky, breaking the speed of sound -- again

Chuck Yeager retraced history on Sunday -- 65 years to the minute -- as the first test pilot to break the sound barrier, taking to the skies once again to fly faster than the speed of sound.

Pakistan teen's plight to survive would-be assassin's bullet 'slow and steady'

Malala Yousufzai's defiance is the stuff of legend: A 14-year-old teenager who took to the Internet to tell the world of her daily battle against the Pakistan Taliban to get an education.

Amtrak train: No better way to connect with U.S. voters

Woooooh... Wooooh. The very sound of the Amtrak train horn is among the most evocative bits of Americana. It conjures up images of giant locomotives, ploughing their way across the country.

Space Shuttle Endeavour rolls into new home as crowds cheer

The space shuttle Endeavour's journey of 123 million miles ended Sunday afternoon when it rolled into its final resting place at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where it will go on public display later this month.

Arlen Specter dead at 82

Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a dying breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced.

Justin Bieber reveals 'stolen' footage: A music video

After he tweeted Wednesday that his computer and camera containing "personal footage" had been stolen, the Internet was on high alert for leaks as rumors floated about everything from a purported naked photo of the 18-year-old singer

Springsteen to rock the campaign trail

Two very high profile surrogates will be campaigning for President Barack Obama in the crucial battleground states of Ohio and Iowa next week.

Endeavour draws festival of admirers as it inches home

Move over, Oscars. Take a seat, Disney. And forget the televised car chase.