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Biden, Rubio and Palin's 2016 plans

The 2016 calculations of three potential candidates -- two Republicans and a very senior Democrat -- plus big tests for President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" tab

Late night radio and TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin dies at 88

New York City radio and television personality Joe Franklin has died. He was 88. "Joe went unexpectedly and passed away Saturday night," friend and former producer Steve Garrin said.

Huckabee seeks to straddle line on immigration

Mike Huckabee says deporting immigrants who were brought into the United States as children is like ticketing a child riding in the back seat of a car when the child's father is pulled over for speeding.

ISIS demanding release of convicted terrorist to save Japanese hostage

ISIS appears to have beheaded one of its Japanese hostages and is demanding the release of a convicted terrorist in Jordan to spare the other.

4-year old calls 911, saves pregnant mother and becomes a big sister

Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Rocker Jerry Lee Lewis's Harley sells for $385,000

Jerry Lee Lewis's 1959 Harley-Davidson sold for $385,000 at an auction Saturday in Florida.

Fighter jets escort two passenger planes after bomb threat

F-16 fighter jets escorted two passenger planes into Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Saturday after a bomb threat made on Twitter was deemed credible, according to military officials.

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump both interested in 2016 runs

With a Clinton, a Bush and a Romney all seriously teasing presidential runs, why not a Palin? Why not, indeed.

Boy, 11, receives San Diego's first pediatric heart transplant

An 11-year-old boy has a second chance at life after doctors at Rady Childrens Hospital performed San Diego's first pediatric heart transplant. "Thank you for my new heart," said patient Eric Montano.

What people get wrong about 'American Sniper'

To many viewers on the political right, Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" is a patriotic film that celebrates a war hero and doesn't shy away from the truth about the terrorist threat.