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Peanut butter recall expanded due to possible Salmonella contamination

Sunland, Inc., has expanded its voluntary recall to include all of the products manufactured at its peanut butter and nut manufacturing plant in Portales, New Mexico.

Popcorn recalled; possible Listeria contamination

Dale and Thomas Popcorn is voluntarily recalling bags of its flavored, ready-to-eat Indiana-brand products due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

New poll: Obama opens up lead over Romney among Catholics

President Barack Obama has opened up a significant lead among Catholic voters, a crucial swing voting bloc, according to a recent Pew poll.

Americans face $3,500 fiscal cliff tax hit

American households face an average tax increase of $3,500 if Congress doesn't act to avert the fiscal cliff, according to a new analysis from the Tax Policy Center. Overall, 88% of households would end up with higher taxes.

Search for Jimmy Hoffa: Is the answer in the soil of a Michigan home?

Authorities were expected to announce Monday if soil samples taken from a Michigan home once owned by a bookmaker yielded evidence of the remains of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa.

Investigators find cracks in second Dreamliner engine

Just two months after an engine cracked and failed during test aboard a Boeing 787, federal plane inspectors have found a second engine problem on a different Dreamliner, the National Transportation Safety Board announced.

Bonnie and Clyde's guns go for anything but a steal at auction

The most prized possessions of Bonnie and Clyde, the notorious love bird bandits killed nearly 80 years ago, were sold for a price that the couple could only imagine getting after one of their infamous bank jobs.

GM recalls more than 40,000 cars on fuel leak concerns

General Motors is recalling more than 40,000 vehicles, citing concerns that a fuel pump module could crack and cause a fire in the event of a fuel leak.

Referees union formally ratify contract with NFL

The NFL referees union formally ratified Saturday a contract with the league that had been agreed upon earlier this week.

New documents may shed light on Colorado theater shooting

New documents will be released Friday morning that may shed more light on a rampage in a Colorado movie theater.