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Ford recalls 2013 Escapes for fire risk ; warns against driving them

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Ford is recalling 11,500 of its new 2013 Escape SUVs because a defect in the fuel line could cause a fire. The automaker is telling owners to stop driving the vehicles until the problem is repaired.

'American Horror Story,' 'Mad Men' lead Emmy nominations

FX Network's "American Horror Story" and AMC's "Mad Men" landed the most Primetime Emmy Award nominations, with 17 apiece. "Downton Abbey," from PBS had 16 nods.

Pawlenty: Romney doesn't need a 'flashy' vice president

rmer Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday beat back speculation that Mitt Romney needed a "flashy" running mate, saying instead the presumptive GOP nominee should pick a more serious number two.

Get ready to pay sales tax on Amazon

Attention Amazon shoppers: Be prepared to pay more when you purchase goods, depending on where you live.

New poll shows presidential race in dead heat

A new poll released Wednesday indicates the presidential race is still locked up between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama, less than four months before Election Day.

Chick-fil-A's marriage stance causing a social storm

The fact that Chick-fil-A is a company that espouses Christian values is no secret. The fact that its 1,600 fast-food chicken restaurants across the country are closed on Sundays has long been testament to that.

Flip-flops present feet with a painful problem

(CNN) — With a litany of stubbed toes, sprained ankles, broken bones and blistered feet, Americans' feet are hurting.

Jindal campaigns for Romney Wednesday in Ohio

As presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney stumps in Ohio Wednesday, one of his top surrogates will be campaigning on his behalf about 120 miles away from the candidate's event.

Romney cites incident of helping campaign contributor

Mitt Romney on Tuesday mentioned an example in which he, as Massachusetts governor, provided assistance to a campaign donor, but argued it was not the same act of "favoritism" he now accuses President Barack Obama of committing in the

Tea Party backs Marco Rubio for vice-president

Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer announced today the results of the nationwide survey of Tea Party Express supporters that showed Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio the favorite vice-presidential candidate.