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Investors wait for Washington to get act together

Investors moved to the sidelines Tuesday as they waited for developments in Washington and digested a batch of earnings.

House GOP to offer own shutdown plan, with Obamacare changes

A possible "bright day" in the U .S. Senate could mean a long day in the House.

Iran nuclear talks start in Geneva amid 'cautious optimism'

Iran's negotiators are sitting down Tuesday in Geneva with six world powers for talks aimed at curbing its nuclear ambitions, amid a spirit of new optimism since President Hassan Rouhani took office this summer.

For second time in two days, dry ice explosion reported at Los Angeles airport

For the second time in two days, dry ice placed in a container has exploded at Los Angeles International Airport. The explosion happened just before 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, airport police said.

HARRY REID: Senate closer to deal on shutdown, debt ceiling

Negotiations heated up Monday on a Senate compromise to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a possible U.S. default, with congressional leaders heading to the White House after talks cited as progress toward a deal.

LSU PD: Football fan arrested for trying to steal 4-wheeler after being dared by friend

A 21-year-old man spent the final quarter of the LSU game in handcuffs because he allegedly attempted to steal property from the athletic department.

2 football officials arrested during high school football game in LA

Two football officials were arrested during a high school game after they allegedly attempted to throw a police officer out of the game.

Beyond the drama: Five questions for Elizabeth Gilbert

"Eat, Pray, Love" author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to her roots with her latest foray into fiction. Literally.

'New' Korean fashion captures world's attention

Compared with the Japanese kimono and Chinese cheongsam, Korea's traditional dress -- known as hanbok, and worn by women and men -- has remained under the international fashion radar.

'MasterChef' runner-up Josh Marks loses 'battle of his life,' commits suicide

"MasterChef" runner-up Joshua Marks was in "the battle of his life fighting mental illness" when he killed himself Friday, his family said Sunday.