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Meteorite has highest water content of any from Mars, scientists say

A team of scientists has established a whole new class of meteorites that seems to have come from Mars' crust, based on a rare sample from 2.1 billion years ago.

Stocks: Investors unimpressed by jobs report

Stocks opened little changed Friday, following the government's monthly jobs report that showed hiring remained steady in December.

Review: 'Zero Dark Thirty' is utterly gripping

In a place that does not exist -- a black site -- Maya (Jessica Chastain) watches as her colleague Dan (Jason Clarke) interrogates an Arab prisoner.

Chief Justice Roberts to get another go at oath

His appearance in the 2009 inauguration is remembered mostly for the awkward moment he bungled the words to the presidential oath of office.

SafeAuto Insurance launches fifth annual “Do The Jingle” contest

Winner of Digital Music Contest will Receive $5,000 cash and a featured role in a SafeAuto television commercial

Boehner re-elected House speaker

Rep. John Boehner was voted by his colleagues into another term as House speaker Thursday despite receiving harsh criticism from some conservatives over his handling of the deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.

FBI gun background checks hit record highs

The FBI performed nearly 2.8 million background checks on people wanting to buy guns in December, a record month that capped a record year.

Business hiring picks up in December

What fiscal cliff fears? Private sector employers ramped up their hiring in December, according to a report released Thursday by payroll processor ADP.