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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez sues Major League Baseball

 New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and league Commissioner Bud Selig, accusing both of engaging in "tortious and egregious conduct with one and only one goal" of destroying the

US Capitol shooting

Authorities investigating why a Connecticut woman rammed barricades near the U.S.

Hope for debt limit deal rises while shutdown standoff remains mired

House Speaker John Boehner and fellow GOP lawmakers meet to discuss the government shutdown Friday, a day after the Republican leader reportedly told fellow legislators that he won't allow the United States to default on its debt.

Kentucky Muhammad Ali awards

Appearing very frail, boxing legend Muhammad Ali made a rare public appearance Thursday at an event in his hometown to pay homage to others for their humanitarian work.

1 killed, 1 injured after car chase at U.S. Captiol

Police near the U.S. Capitol opened fire, Thursday, on a car being chased by authorities, hitting a woman driving the vehicle that also contained a child, an intelligence source told CNN.

US October 3 day in history

History is made every day. But even by that standard, October 3 stands out as an especially eventful day.

Tropical Storm Karen

A hurricane watch is in effect for parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast after Tropical Storm Karen formed in the southeastern portion of the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday.

Tennessee church bus crash

Investigators probably will have to use dental records to identify some of the eight people who were killed in a wreck involving a church bus and two other vehicles in eastern Tennessee, a Tennessee Highway Patrol official said Thursday.

Doctor shortage, increased demand could crash health care system

Obamacare is expected to increase patient demand for medical services. Combine that with a worsening shortage of doctors, and next year you may have to wait a little longer to get a doctor's appointment.

Government shutdown: What's closed, what's open?

With the federal government now shut down, many government services and agencies are closed, suspended or otherwise affected.