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A day after arriving home to California, the 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained for weeks by North Korea said Sunday that he was well-fed and kept comfortable in a hotel room, not a jail cell.
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5 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2
Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation's largest LGBT advocacy group.
5 hrs ago | WKYT
After a New York commuter train derailment killed four people, two federal lawmakers want trains to be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
The bride was having second thoughts eight days after the wedding, sparking an argument between the newlywed couple that carried from their Kalispell, Montana, home to a popular trail in Glacier National Park.
8 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines
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A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and civic leaders in the staunch Republican... Insurance brokers are finding frustration as they try to help customers navigate the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces ... (more)
10 hrs ago | The News Tribune
But the operator refused to credit Fristoe as an agent on the application, meaning he wouldn't get the commission or be listed as the follow-up contact if his client needed help again later.
10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
South African officials say the normal seating capacity of Johannesburg's FNB stadium probably won't suffice to accommodate all mourners.
12 hrs ago | Boston.com
Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
This Nov. 4, 2010 file photo shows Phil Schiliro, then-assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, listening as President Barack Obama makes a statement to reporters after meeting with his staff and Cabinet members in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington.
A police roadblock serves as a makeshift memorial at the corner of Riverside and Cherry Streets, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 in Newtown, Conn.
President Barack Obama said Saturday he believes the chances for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran are 50/50 or worse, yet defended diplomacy as the best way to prevent Tehran from acquiring atomic weapons.
About 3,000 people are expected to gather at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
North Korea made the decision because the 85-year-old Newman, who was detained since late October, apologized for his alleged crimes during the Korean War and because of his age and medical condition, according to the North's official Korean Central News Agency.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired shots at a minivan full of children during a chaotic October traffic stop has been fired.
The Supreme Court decided Friday to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents.