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8.0 magnitude earthquake strikes near Alaska, tsunami warning issued

A tsunami warning has been issued for coastal Alaska following a 8.0-magnitude earthquake located about 15 miles from Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.

Airbag problems result in millions of vehicle recalls

Seven automakers are recalling millions of vehicles because the casing around the airbag's inflator can rupture, possibly resulting in injury.

Work-life balance not just a women's issue

As the White House convened a day-long summit on working families with a heavy focus on work-life balance, I remembered a major survey last year that took issue with the prevailing notion that juggling work and home life is mainly a woman's

Sting: Don't expect any cash from me, kids

 "Fields of Gold," yes. Oceans of money, no. Sting told the UK publication The Mail on Sunday that he won't be leaving his more than $300 million fortune to his six children.

CDC lab leader reassigned during anthrax investigation

The leader of one of the labs linked to an accidental anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been re-assigned, CDC spokesman Tom Skinner says.

Christian woman freed after death sentence in Sudan

A Sudanese woman who had been sentenced to death because she declined to renounce her Christian faith has been freed, her lawyer said Monday.

Goldman Sachs says buy GM stock

Is it time to forget the recalls, lawsuits and fines and take another look at General Motors? One influential Wall Street bank thinks so.

Surgeon offers to help girl mauled by pit bulls, kicked out of KFC

A Las Vegas surgeon says he is so moved by the story of 3-year-old Victoria Wilcher -- who was mauled by pit bulls and allegedly told to leave a restaurant because of her scarred appearance -- that he is offering to give her free reconstructive

World Cup: How can team USA advance?

For about 13 minutes, Team USA sat at the top of its World Cup soccer group, ahead of the mighty Germany and star-powered Portugal.

Hillary Clinton steps in it again with 'not truly well off' comment

Hillary Clinton said two weeks ago that her family was "dead broke" when they left the White House in 2001. She quickly tried to clean up the comments.