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Man arrested in Federal Reserve terror plot

Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old man who they say was planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in lower Manhattan, officials said Wednesday.

Poll: Obama, Romney tied in New Hampshire

A poll released Monday indicates Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are tied in the battleground state of New Hampshire.

Clinton talks Romney and Obama debate, politics in interview

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brushed off speculation that the controversy over last month's consulate attack in Libya could thwart her chance at the White House should she decide to run for president in 2016.

Dog treat recall, possible salmonella contamination

Dog owners listen up. One brand of dog treat is being voluntarily recalled because it could be contaminated with salmonella.

Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Giant Florida eyeball belonged to a swordfish, state says

It looks like the big blue eyeball found on a Florida beach last week was cut out of a swordfish hauled in by a deep-sea angler, the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday.

Chuck Yeager retraces history in the sky, breaking the speed of sound -- again

Chuck Yeager retraced history on Sunday -- 65 years to the minute -- as the first test pilot to break the sound barrier, taking to the skies once again to fly faster than the speed of sound.

Pakistan teen's plight to survive would-be assassin's bullet 'slow and steady'

Malala Yousufzai's defiance is the stuff of legend: A 14-year-old teenager who took to the Internet to tell the world of her daily battle against the Pakistan Taliban to get an education.

Amtrak train: No better way to connect with U.S. voters

Woooooh... Wooooh. The very sound of the Amtrak train horn is among the most evocative bits of Americana. It conjures up images of giant locomotives, ploughing their way across the country.

Space Shuttle Endeavour rolls into new home as crowds cheer

The space shuttle Endeavour's journey of 123 million miles ended Sunday afternoon when it rolled into its final resting place at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where it will go on public display later this month.