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2 million students missing out on college aid

Millions of college students are missing out on financial aid for college because they aren't even applying for it.

Gingrich pans Obama, cautions GOP to not be the 'anti' party

President Barack Obama took some flak for traveling to Florida for a getaway with his family amid the crisis in Ukraine. But Newt Gingrich jokingly told conservatives on Saturday not to worry: Obama can be ineffective no matter where he is.

Woman's auto-payments hid her death for 6 years, mummified body found in garage

For years, the payments went out of the woman's bank account. Nobody batted an eyelid. Bills were paid. And life went on as normal in the quiet neighborhood of Pontiac, Michigan.

Feds try to contact former top Christie aide, family

A federal investigator tried contacting a former top deputy to Gov. Chris Christie as well as members of her family as part of its investigation into a political scandal roiling his administration, court papers showed on Thursday.

Ex-girlfriend: Pistorius cheated on me, kept gun by his bed

When security guards arrived at the home of Oscar Pistorius on the night his girlfriend died, the first thing the track star told them was that everything was fine.

Issa tries to 'clear the air' with Rep. Cummings

One day after cutting off his Democratic counterpart's microphone, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa telephoned ranking member Elijah Cummings and apologized.

Obama drives ahead with domestic agenda - and vacation - amid Ukraine crisis

The standoff between President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin isn't preventing the U.S. leader from pressing forward with the ambitious domestic agenda he laid out in January's State of the Union address.

Police: Woman who drove van with kids into ocean to get mental evaluation

Tim Tesseneer was driving along Daytona Beach on Tuesday with his wife when they noticed the minivan driving through shallow water as it headed south.

Biggest predator ever to stalk Europe: 4-inch teeth and 33 feet long

At about 33 feet long, weighing 4 to 5 tons and baring large blade-shaped teeth, the dinosaur Torvosaurus gurneyi was a formidable creature.