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Federal workers under fire

The Internal Revenue Service scandal couldn't have come at a worse time for the nation's 2 million federal workers, who are desperate to end furloughs and get their first raise in three years.

Cloning stem cells: What does it mean?

A human embryo, containing about a couple hundred cells, is smaller than the period at the end of a sentence.

Teens protest Abercrombie and Fitch

Abercrombie and Fitch is now facing new fury over their lack of plus size clothing.

NRA pushes for recall of top legislator in Colorado

The national battle over guns is headed to the states in a major way. Already groups supporting more gun restrictions have been active at the local level.

Report: North Korea launches short-range missiles

North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles into the sea off the Korean Peninsula's east coast Saturday, South Korea's semi-official news agency Yonhap cited the South Korean Defense Ministry as saying.

After the storm: 'I thought that lady was gonna die in my truck'

Tina and Billy Clark saw the funnel cloud approaching and did what many of their neighbors did.

Feds to probe Connecticut train crash

Federal transportation investigators will work to determine what caused two passenger trains to collide during rush hour in Connecticut, sending dozens to the hospital.

VIDEO: 77-year-old man hits 3 holes-in-one

A 77-year-old man in Tennessee has accomplished something on the golf course that is simply amazing. For Bobby Robertson and Graton Cannon, just about every day at the Smyrna Municipal Course the ribbing begins early.

2 Minnesota women sentenced for funding Somali militants

A federal court has sentenced two Minnesota women to lengthy prison sentences for soliciting donations in the name of charity, then funneling the funds to Somali militants.

Eyeing $600M Powerball jackpot? You have better chance of death by lightning

The estimated jackpot for Saturday's multistate Powerball drawing has risen to $600 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association said Friday. That would be the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S.