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Say goodbye to more bank branches

Banks are killing off branches by the thousands.

Presidential appointments struck down

An appeals court has struck down President Barack Obama's appointments to a federal labor board that were not confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Senator releases list of proposed guns to be banned

Editor's note: List of guns at bottom of story.

Frozen pizza line recalled due to possible metal fragments in crust

A line of frozen pizzas is being voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer due to a possible foreign matter contamination.

Johnson says he should not have 'speculated' about Clinton's emotional moments

Sen. Ron Johnson on Thursday said he went a bit too far in speculating about the reason behind Hillary Clinton's tears during her Senate testimony on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya.

North Korea says a new nuclear test will be part of fight against U.S.

North Korea said Thursday that it plans to carry out a new nuclear test and further long-range rocket launches, all of which it said are a part of a new phase of confrontation with the United States.

Hollywood actor Steven Seagal sworn in as officer

In a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday morning, Steven Seagal, one of Hollywood’s best-known action film stars, was named Doña Ana County’s newest deputized law-enforcement officer, county officials announced.

Pentagon to open combat jobs to women

The U.S. military is ending its policy of excluding women from combat and will open combat jobs and direct combat units to female troops, CNN has learned.

Shades of gray: What happens to presidents' hair

Bill Clinton did it. So did George W. Bush. Ronald Reagan kind of did it and it looks like President Barack Obama is doing it, too.

Report: Unemployment to rise again in 2013

A total of 197 million people were without jobs in 2012, with youth being particularly hard hit, and those unemployment figures will increase again this year, according to an International Labor Organization report released Monday.