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US Capitol evacuated due to delivery of suspicious package

Parts of the U.S. Capitol are being cleared after authorities announced suspicious packages on the first and third floors of the Hart Senate Office Building and a suspicious envelope in the Russell Senate Office Building at the office of Sen.

Officials intercept tainted letter sent to President Obama

A letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a "suspicious substance" has been intercepted at the White House's off-site mail facility, a Secret Service spokesman said Wednesday.

Sen. Cornyn introduces Nat'l Conceal-Carry Reciprocity Legislation

United States Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced an amendment to S. 649, which would guarantee the rights of gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines and within other states that also have conceal-carry laws.

Famed sports broadcaster Pat Summerall dead at 82

Former NFL player and long-time sports broadcaster Pat Summerall has passed away at the age of 82. Summerall's daughter, Susie Wiles, confirmed her father died in Dallas.

Sports Illustrated changes cover in wake of Boston Marathon bombings

Sports Illustrated will pay tribute to those killed and injured during one of the nation's oldest sporting events.

WNBA draft hopes to bring excitement back to women's basketball

The WNBA draft wrapped up in Bristol, Connecticut Monday night and brought a new brand of excitement back to women's basketball.

Two explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon

UPDATE (3:26pm): CNN is reporting two more explosive devices have been found and are being dismantled at this time.

Griner brings new hype to WNBA draft

Brittney Griner's career is unmatched by any other player in NCAAW basketball history, and Monday, she will bring a new hype to the WNBA draft.

Car Names - A Case Study In Consumer Science

  After doing research into how cars get their names and whether or not those names really make a difference in the overall success of the vehicle, there are a couple conclusions to draw.

Social Security: Many pay more in taxes than they'll get back

Up until now, Social Security has been a windfall for many retirees: They collected far more in benefits than they shelled out in taxes.