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Chrysler agrees to recall 2.7 million Jeeps

Chrysler Group reversed course and agreed to a recall of 2.7 million Jeeps Tuesday, giving in to the government's request in the final hours before a deadline.

VIDEO: ETX man dies in skydiving accident

A Texas skydiver fell to his death over the weekend when his secondary parachute failed to deploy. For some reason the victim wasn't using a chute with an automatic fail-safe.

Justices strike down citizenship provision in Arizona voter law

The Supreme Court on Monday tossed out a provision in Arizona's voter registration law that required proof of citizenship.

GM recalling 194,000 SUVs

The vehicles being recalled are 2006 model year Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL SUVs and 2006 and 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7x, and Isuzu Ascender SUVs.

Poll: Obama approval falls amid controversies

President Barack Obama's approval rating dropped eight percentage points over the past month, to 45%, the president's lowest rating in more than a year and a half, according to a new national poll.

Woman sentenced to death walks free, is to go shopping with victim's grandson

Paula Cooper was just 16 years old when she became the youngest person on death row in the United States. That was in 1986.

URGENT - After five infants die in recliner, maker settles with feds

The deaths of five infants and dozens of injuries or falls have led federal regulators to stop the sales of a popular baby recliner.

Sen. Cruz fights for religious freedom, domestic military bases, strong national missile defense

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) last week participated in the Senate Armed Services Committee’s consideration of the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). He introduced three amendments that were adopted by the committee.

Details on NSA-thwarted plots coming, lawmaker says

Every new day seems to bring new revelations and reactions to the controversial electronic surveillance programs. On Monday, self-avowed leaker Edward Snowden reportedly is to participate in a live Internet chat about his actions.

Obama to name D.C. lawyer to lead Guantanamo Bay closure

President Barack Obama will appoint Washington, D.C. lawyer Clifford Sloan to re-open the State Department's Office of Guantanamo Closure, according to a senior administration official.