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France's 75% 'millionaire tax' to become law

France's controversial "millionaire tax" is set to become law, allowing the government to levy a 75% tax on companies that pay salaries in excess of €1 million.

Netflix to purge more than 80 movies from streaming Wednesday

If you're planning to stay home New Year's Day and stream classic movies on Netflix, you may be out of luck.

When "life support" is really "death support"

Two young females, both brain dead without warning, remain on ventilators while their devastated families challenge the judgments of their hospitals.

Make a new kind of New Year's resolution

"Lose weight" is one of the top New Year's resolutions every year. You've probably made it once or twice yourself, and we commend you for accomplishing such an ambitious goal. Oh, you didn't?

Poll: Hillary Clinton, Obama, most admired

Talk about a streak. Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman among Americans for the 12th-straight year, according to a national poll released Monday by Gallup.

Man shot dead after bank robber convicted of threatening Obama in 2010

The man suspected of robbing banks and killing a police officer was convicted of threatening President Barack Obama in 2010, the Secret Service said Sunday.

Dish and DirecTV hike prices for 2014

If you're a Dish Network or DirecTV subscriber, be prepared for another round of price hikes.

Obama signs up for Obamacare

President Barack Obama is signed up for an insurance plan through the law that bears his name, the White House said Monday although the coverage is symbolic.

Obama judicial nominees draw lawmaker, civil rights ire

They've stood by President Barack Obama in the past, but not now.

Israel decries U.S. snooping; presses for spy's release

Israeli officials are protesting revelations of National Security Agency snooping on their leaders, while also taking the opportunity to press for the United States to release an Israeli spy.