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Petraeus probe includes top general in Afghanistan

The scandal that took down former CIA Director David Petraeus has ensnared another powerful general.

Lance Armstrong quits Livestrong entirely

Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation, the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall.

8,000 refugees cross the border from Syria into Turkey

Chaos and terror reigned near Syrian border towns, forcing thousands to flee to Turkey over a 24-hour period -- some in the dead of the night amid raging gunfire. 

U.S. sailor found dead at train station in Japan

A U.S. Navy sailor has been found dead with a head injury at a Japanese train station, local police said Monday.

Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles

It's the ultimate blow for Lance Armstrong. The cyclist has officially been stripped of all 7 of his Tour de France titles.

Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Toyota recalls 7.43 million cars

Toyota Motors announced a global recall Wednesday of 7.43 million cars due to a power window problem that poses a fire risk.

Einstein letter, set for auction, shows scientist challenging idea of God, being 'chosen'

Decades before atheist scientist and author Richard Dawkins called God a "delusion," one world-renowned physicist - Albert Einstein - was weighing in on faith matters with his own strong words.

Americans face $3,500 fiscal cliff tax hit

American households face an average tax increase of $3,500 if Congress doesn't act to avert the fiscal cliff, according to a new analysis from the Tax Policy Center. Overall, 88% of households would end up with higher taxes.

Syria Journalist Killed

Sniper fire killed a correspondent with Iran's state-run Press TV in Damascus on Wednesday, the television station's website said.