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Apple's innovation problem is real

Apple's innovation problem is real. And it's unlikely to silence the critics if it simply unveils multi-colored iPhones on Tuesday.

Dem rep. says Obama should 'withdraw' authorization request

The president should cancel his request for Congress to approve U.S. military strikes in Syria, Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern said Sunday.

107-year-old man killed in police shootout in Arkansas, authorities say

A man who police said was 107 years old was killed in a confrontation with SWAT officers Saturday night. Police were called to a home in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, where suspect Monroe Isadore was.

Petraeus backs Obama administration on Syria

Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus announced Saturday he's behind the White House's plan for limited military strikes against the Syrian government.

Man is found face down in a truck load of red chili peppers

Take a look at this photo. This is a truck load of red chili peppers, but inside U.S. Customs Officials got a big surprise. The found a man lying face down in the peppers trying to sneak into the United States.

Tokyo will host Olympic Games in 2020

UPDATE: Tokyo has been chosen by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2020 Summer Games. During its vote Saturday in Buenos Aires, the committee made its choice over the two other contenders, Madrid and Istanbul.

Smith & Wesson shares fall as gun 'frenzy' wanes

Smith & Wesson shares fell on Friday, a day after the gunmaker reported strong sales and earnings but a disappointing outlook, as the nationwide fever for firearms begins to wane.

IRS spent $10,000 on 'Apprentice' video

The Internal Revenue Service released a new parody video to Congress on Friday, this time in the styling of Donald Trump's "The Apprentice."

Boston Marathon adds 9,000 runners

The Boston Athletic Association is providing an additional 9,000 spots in the 2014 Boston Marathon to accommodate runners who were unable to finish last year's race because of the terror attack bombings.

Iran may be planning to retaliate if U.S. strikes Syria, official says

The United States has obtained intelligence indicating that Iran "may be planning" a retaliatory strike against the American Embassy in Baghdad if the United States launches a military strike against Syria, a senior U.S.