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Islamist leader, who offered aid after Sandy, speaks to CNN

Someone with that bounty on his head would normally have to be in hiding. Not Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, the leader of Pakistan's Jamaat-ud-Dawa (Party of Truth), considered a terrorist organization by the United States.

Obama, Romney launch final blitz

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney barnstormed their way across more than a half-dozen battleground states on Sunday, making closing arguments to a closely divided American electorate before Tuesday's vote.

Mars rover finds no methane, homemade soups (yet)

Drumroll please. The results are in.

Stocks sink as investors look ahead to election

U.S. stocks sank Friday afternoon as investors looked ahead to the election next week.

Second Obama term would confront fiscal crisis before inauguration

At a Friday morning rally in Hilliard, Ohio, Democratic former Gov.

A quest for 'normalcy' as millions try to put their lives back together after Sandy

As they cleaned up drenched debris, waited in hours-long lines for gas and coped with yet another day without power, the goal Saturday for millions in New York and New Jersey was simple -- to inch a few steps closer to normal.

October jobs report: Hiring increases, unemployment up

Hiring increased last month, while the unemployment rate ticked higher, according to a report released just four days before the presidential election.

Salvation Army focuses on feeding, shelter as Sandy response continues

Alexandria, Virginia (October 31, 2012) – As millions struggle without access to power and other basic services up and down the East Coast, The Salvation Army entered its fifth day of response for Hurricane Sandy.

Election price tag could reach $6 billion

How much will be spent on the 2012 federal elections? A report released Wednesday says the total spending amount could top a record-breaking $6 billion, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.

Robert Graysmith discusses "Zodiac"

Author Robert Graysmith discusses his best selling book "Zodiac" with Ben Hill and shares a few stories about the Zodiac killer that have never been shared until now.