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In final stretch, Sanford fights to stay afloat in S.C.

Republican Mark Sanford's bruised campaign is fighting to bounce back in the South Carolina special congressional race after having a few rough days last week.

TSA temporarily delays rule change allowing small knives back on commercial flights

The U.S. government will temporarily delay a controversial rule that would again permit passengers to carry small knives on commercial flights three days before it was due to take effect.

Boston bombing suspect's condition upgraded to fair

The medical condition of hospitalized Boston Marathon attack suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been upgraded to fair, the U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts said via Twitter on Tuesday.

'Smart guns' could be next step in gun control

A proposal to expand background checks failed in Washington, but several entrepreneurs say they have a different answer to curbing gun violence.

More than 30 killed in Iraq attacks

Violence erupted in Iraq on Tuesday, with more than 30 slain and dozens injured in an atmosphere beset with political and Sunni-Shiite tensions.

TSA temporarily delays rule change allowing small knives back on commercial flights

The U.S. government will temporarily delay a controversial rule that would again permit passengers to carry small knives on commercial flights three days before it was due to take effect.

2 arrested for al Qaeda-supported plot in Canada

Two men arrested Monday were allegedly part of an al Qaeda-supported plot to attack a passenger train, officials with the Royal Canadian Mountain Police said. The men were plotting to attack a Canadian passenger train.

BREAKING: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will not be treated as an enemy combatant

According to White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney, Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, will not be treated as an enemy combatant.

After Boston, some call for delaying immigration bill

Another senator raised concerns on Sunday about taking up the new bipartisan immigration reform bill following last week's terror attack in Boston.

Timeline: A look at Tamerlan Tsarnaev's past

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died early Friday after a gunfight with police. Investigators are looking into his past for clues about last week's terror attack.