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Fiat to buy full control of Chrysler

U.S. automaker Chrysler will become fully owned by Italy's Fiat under terms of an agreement announced Wednesday that also involves the United Auto Workers union.

"Duck Dynasty" launches its own line of guns

The family-owned business at the center of the hit TV show "Duck Dynasty" has launched its own line of guns.

Ford to debut solar car

Ford will debut a solar-powered electric car at the Consumer Electronics Show next week. The car, a concept vehicle not ready for dealer showrooms, is a version of the C-Max Energi plug-in car already sold by Ford.

'Breaking Bad' contest winner arrested on drug charges

Better call Saul? A man who won a contest to meet the cast of "Breaking Bad" back in September has been arrested on drug charges, CNN affiliate WBBH reported.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush hospitalized

Former first lady Barbara Bush remained hospitalized on Wednesday in Houston for a "respiratory-related issue."

Louisiana and Arkansas among 5 Senate races to watch in 2014

For political junkies, 2013 was expected to be a quiet year following the presidential election and it basically followed the script. Nonetheless, there were some interesting developments at the ballot box.

(Psst, aliens) Elaborate crop circle in California mowed down

An elaborate crop circle sculpted into farmland two hours south of San Francisco is no more, having been mowed down to the dismay of hundreds who flocked to glimpse the unexplained site earlier this week.

James Avery, star of 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' dies at 65

Actor James Avery, who played the beloved Uncle Phil on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died Tuesday, his publicist confirmed. He was 65.

Court delays Obamacare contraception mandate for 2 nonprofits

The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily exempted two Catholic Church-affiliated nonprofits from requirements to provide contraceptive coverage to its employees under the Affordable Care Act.

Make 2014 the year your kids play

C'mon, kids. Don't just sit there. Play. It's the first day of the New Year, so there's no better time to start.