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Florida Jacksonville airport evacuated

A bomb scare that forced the evacuation of Jacksonville International Airport was a hoax, officials said Wednesday. A suspect was arrested after the incident Tuesday.

Attorney: Dying 'Angola 3' inmate is released in Louisiana

Herman Wallace, a terminally ill Louisiana inmate who served more than 40 years in solitary confinement, was released from prison Tuesday night, hours after a federal judge vacated his murder conviction and sentence, an attorney told CNN.

Beef recall for meat in 'National School Lunch Program'

Central Valley Meat Company, a Hanford, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 89,720 pounds of ground beef that may contain small pieces of plastic, the U.S.

Truckers from across nation driving to D.C. in support of Constitution

A group of truckers from across the United States is organzing a rally to head to Washington, D.C., in support of the United States Constitution.

Mexico kidnap victims rescued

The trek for those traveling through northern Mexico remains dangerous: police rescued 73 people who were being held hostage in the border city of Reynosa.

Business lost, research halted: Immediate impacts of government shutdown

With the government shutdown in effect, CNN is following stories of Americans in different walks of life and how they are affected. Business owner, father of 6: 'It has a great impact'

Office of Management and Budget Director orders federal agencies to begin shutting down

The Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell ordered federal agencies to start shutting down.

Federal government shutdown draws near as bickering continues

Showdown time. In less than a day, big parts of the federal government will shut down unless Congress can find a way to bridge differences over health-care reform and other issues.

Once again, Senate rejects House GOP plan to derail Obamacare

CNN UPDATE (5:14 p.m. ET): A government shutdown due to political wrangling over federal spending and Obamacare would throw a wrench into the gears of the economy, President Barack Obama said Monday.