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Stocks: Worst week of the year, S&P 500 sinks 2%

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — U.S. stocks stumbled Friday, following a two-day rally, closing lower for a second straight week with worst declines of the year.

Rasmussen poll has Obama, Romney tied

President Obama and Mitt Romney are tied in a national head-to-head match-up, according to the latest survey from conservative polling outlet Rasmussen.

Viking recalls dishwashers, offers free repair

Viking Range Corporation has voluntary recalled approximately 2,000 of its machines. A part in the dishwasher can overheat, causing it catch fire. The recalled dishwashers were manufactured between May and September of 2010.

Ron Paul: Donate now or campaign can't go on

A fundraising solicitation sent by Ron Paul on Wednesday painted a frank picture of the future of his campaign: Donate now, or he may have to call it quits.

George W. Bush decries raising taxes on 'the so-called rich'

Former President George W. Bush on Tuesday voiced opposition to raising taxes on “the so-called rich” in a rare public policy speech.

Santorum aide: Campaign has already discussed 2016 run

A senior aide to Rick Santorum said Tuesday that the former Pennsylvania senator had already had discussions about a 2016 presidential bid.

Tsunami warning in place after strong oceanic earthquakes

A tsunami warning remains in place this morning for Indonesia after two strong quakes struck off the country's coast. So far, there have been no reports of a tsunami generated by the 8.7 and 8.2 quakes.

Tsunami warning in place after strong oceanic earthquakes

Tense moments in indonesia as an eight-point-seven magnitude earthquake strikes the area. Now officials are issuing a tsunami watch for countries across the indian ocean.

Romney says he speaks regularly with Gingrich

Mitt Romney said Monday that he and rival Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich occasionally speak about how the nomination fight is playing out — and that he wasn't surprised Gingrich acknowledged Sunday that Romney would &

Obama administration gives $500M to IRS

The Obama administration is quietly diverting roughly $500 million to the IRS to help implement the president’s healthcare law.