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Warren Buffett lunch sells for record $3,456,789

An anonymous bidder is paying a record $3,456,789 to have lunch with legendary investor Warren Buffett, according to the charity that benefits from the auction.

Former Egyptian leader Mubarak in coma

Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak was in a coma Monday, a spokesman for Egypt's Interior Ministry said.

Romney video goes after Obama's comments on economy

Mitt Romney's campaign released a new Web video Sunday, forging ahead in its attacks over the president's assertion last week that the private sector was "doing fine."

House panel to take up contempt measure against Holder

A House committee announced Monday it will consider a measure next week to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failing to provide requested information on the department's handling of the "Fast and Furious" gun-smugg

Good news at the pump: gas prices slide

The average price of gasoline has dropped 16 cents a gallon over the past few weeks, and could fall a bit further in the coming weeks, the publisher of a new survey said Sunday.

Many Sandusky jurors have Penn State ties

Opening statements are scheduled for Monday in the case of Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach charged with child rape.

UK Prince Philip released

Prince Philip was released from a British hospital Saturday after treatment for a bladder infection that forced him to miss part of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebration.

U.N. team enters site of Syria massacre

United Nations observers made it to the site of a massacre Friday after they were blocked access the day before, a Syrian activist said. The U.N.

Obama to Congress: Do something

 Citing economic headwinds from Europe, President Obama asked lawmakers on Friday to revive a set of long ago-discarded legislative proposals designed to stimulate the economy.

Santorum lays out his political future

Two months after he suspended his presidential campaign, former Pennsylvania Sen.