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64% say Congress is doing a poor job

Voters continue to give Congress some of its lowest marks ever. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 11% of voters rate Congress’ performance as good or excellent, a range it’s been hovering in since late 2007.

U.S. states launch lawsuits against health care plan

CHICAGO, March 22 - Less than 24 hours after the U.S.

$1 million no longer enough for retirement

That target may be easy to remember, but it falls short of the true cost of what's required for post-career comfort.

Next front: Selling what Congress did

With sweeping health care reform almost reality, another battle is about to begin to define what it means for a skeptical public.

Dems sweeten health bill, set showdown Sunday vote

WASHINGTON – Historic health care change in the balance, Democrats plowed fresh billions into insurance subsidies for consumers on Thursday and added a $250 rebate for seniors facing high prescription drugs, last-minute sweeteners to sweeping $940 bi

Fess Parker, TV's 'Davy Crockett,' dies at 85

LOS ANGELES – Fess Parker, a baby-boomer idol in the 1950s who launched a craze for coonskin caps as television's Davy Crockett, died Thursday of natural causes.

Report: Sandra Bullock leaving husband

SEXY screen siren Sandra Bullock is set to leave her husband Jesse James amid rumors he cheated on her with a trampy tattoo model called Michelle. The actress, 45, is “devastated” that James — whom she married in 2005 — has been having an affair f

Terror suspect 'Jihad Jane' pleads not guilty to all counts

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia-area woman authorities say dubbed herself "Jihad Jane" online pleaded not guilty Thursday in federal court to a four-count indictment charging her in an overseas terrorist plot. Colleen LaRose, 46, of Pennsburg, app

House Dems on track for vote on $940B health bill

WASHINGTON – House Democrats are pushing to the brink of passage a landmark, $940 billion health care overhaul bill that would simultaneously deliver on President Barack Obama's promise to expand coverage while slashing the deficit, a strategy aimed

US military: Goal still to capture bin Laden alive

WASHINGTON – The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that it remains the goal of U.S. troops to capture Osama bin Laden alive and "bring him to justice." The comment by Gen.