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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.

I'll Have Another scratched from Belmont

I'll Have Another, the winner of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, is out of Saturday's Belmont Stakes, a spokesman for the horse's trainer said Friday.

Australian Olympic swimmers in hot water after gun photo

Two Australian Olympic swimmers who posted pictures on Facebook of themselves brandishing weapons have been ordered to take them down by the country's swimming authorities.

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul endorses Romney

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, tea party favorite and son of presidential candidate Ron Paul, officially endorsed Mitt Romney late Thursday night.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker shoots down VP talk

Following his survival of a Wisconsin recall effort, Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday pushed back against the idea of being tapped as a potential running mate for Mitt Romney.