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'7 Habits' author Stephen Covey dead at 79

Author Stephen Covey, whose "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" sold more than 20 million copies, died Monday at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said. He was 79.

U.S. Navy ship fires at small boat, kills one in Persian Gulf

A U.S. military supply ship fired Monday at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, apparently killing one person on board, two U.S. officials said.

Romney talks VP prospects in e-mail to supporters

Mitt Romney has repeatedly declined to answer questions about his vice presidential selection process, but he raised the subject in an e-mail Saturday to supporters.

Romney called for tax transparency in past campaigns

Mitt Romney has steadfastly refused to release more than two years of tax returns despite mounting pressure from the Obama campaign and even some fellow Republicans, who are beginning to grumble both publicly and privately that Romney should di

Bonnie and Clyde guns expected to go for more than $100,000 each at auction

Two guns recovered from the bodies of notorious gangster couple Bonnie and Clyde are expected to fetch more than $100,000 each, an auction official told CNN on Friday.

Romney team defiant in response to Bain attack

Senior advisers to Mitt Romney's campaign are calling the latest round of Bain attacks from Team Obama "an act of desperation" and "beyond the pale."

Perry to make first appearance for Romney later today

Mitt Romney and Rick Perry were bitter rivals last autumn and early winter, during the battle for the Republican presidential nomination, but that's apparently all ancient history.

STEVEN TYLER has decided to depart his role as judge on AMERICAN IDOL

Steven Tyler has decided to depart his role as a judge on AMERICAN IDOL. Tyler served as a judge during the 10th and 11th seasons of IDOL.

Penn State leaders disregarded victims, 'empowered' Sandusky, review finds

Penn State's most powerful leaders showed "total and consistent disregard" for victims of child sex abuse and failed to protect children, according to the findings of a long-awaited internal review over how the university handled

Obama camp cites 'scheduling conflict' for NAACP convention no-show

President Barack Obama's re-election campaign insists a "scheduling conflict" is behind the president's decision to skip this year's NAACP convention.