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Romney launches race against Obama

Mitt Romney launched his general election campaign Tuesday in New Hampshire, telling supporters in a primary night victory speech that “a better America begins tonight.”

Santorum dances around Romney endorsement

One-time GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum danced around the idea of endorsing the party's likely nominee, Mitt Romney, with significant and repeated prodding from CNN's Piers Morgan in a Tuesday interview.

Gingrich to end White House bid

WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich will officially end his bid for the Republican presidential nomination and formally express his support for Mitt Romney next week, two sources close to Gingrich tell CNN.

RadioShack loses $8 million in first quarter

RadioShack said Tuesday that it lost $8 million in the first quarter, as sales at its U.S. stores dropped and the company’s margins were under continued pressure from RadioShack’s shift toward lower-profit smartphones.

Romney, Obama in general election mode as 5 states hold primaries

(CNN) -- On the biggest day of Republican primary voting since last month's Super Tuesday, the certain GOP presidential nominee and the incumbent president he hopes to unseat both appeared to be in full general election mode.

Report: Gingrich considers suspending campaign

Newt Gingrich is preparing Tuesday night to reassess his presidential prospects and that includes considering suspending his campaign, CNN has learned.

Obama ahead in battleground New Hampshire

A day ahead of Mitt Romney's return to New Hampshire, a poll showed the likely GOP nominee trailing President Barack Obama by a nine-point margin in the Granite State.

Trustees: medicare funding to run out by 2024

Highlighting the fiscal problems posed by growing health costs and an aging population, the trustees of the nation's main entitlement programs estimated Monday that Medicare will only be able to pay a portion of its expected costs starting

Wal-Mart shares drop after Mexico report

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart's stock price dropped Monday, after bribery allegations concerning the retailer's Mexican operations surfaced over the weekend.

Police chief in Trayvon Martin shooting to resign

Chief Bill Lee of the Sanford Police Department in Sanford, Florida, plans to resign, a city official familiar with the matter said Monday.