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AT&T offers T-Mobile customers $450 to switch

 The war for mobile customers is heating up with AT&T making this pitch directly to T-Mobile customers: Switch to us and get $450.

'Gone With the Wind' actress Alicia Rhett dies at 98

 Alicia Rhett, who had been one of the oldest surviving cast member of the classic film "Gone With the Wind," died Friday in her longtime hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, a retirement community spokeswoman said.

Car sales make a strong comeback in 2013

 The auto industry topped 15 million vehicles in a year for the first time since 2007, and even a disappointing December couldn't tarnish the improvement.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: In-home therapist caught abusing three-year-old autistic child

A Wisonsin mother says a hidden camera captured video shows an in-home therapist abusing her three-year-old autistic son. Three-year-old Caeden Lowe is clearly terrified of his in-home therapist, Stephen Jacobs, 27.

Oregon mom wins competitive eating contest

A competitive eater in Portland, Oregon won big for her skils. But she also holds the title of Mom.

Top-secret court renews NSA snooping at critical point

The top-secret federal court that oversees government surveillance on Friday reauthorized the National Security Agency's program that collects data on nearly every phone call in the United States.

Obama: Extend unemployment insurance

President Barack Obama on Saturday called for bipartisan legislation to extend unemployment insurance, an all-important benefit for the longtime out-of-work.

$75,000 Camaro ... No A/C but super fast

General Motors announced the sticker price for the new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Friday. The high-performance coupe will cost $75,000.

Actress Juanita Moore dies at 99

Juanita Moore, the third African-American actress to ever get a supporting actress Oscar nomination, died of natural causes at her Los Angeles home Tuesday, her grandson said. She was 99.

Arctic blast to drop temperatures in U.S. to lows not seen in years

A deep freeze will leave much of the nation shivering this weekend, making the nor'easter that just blanketed about 20 states with snow look like a mere curtain raiser.