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Stamp prices could rise again

The U.S. Postal Service board will look into hiking postage prices on all types of mail, as losses continue to plague the agency, the chief of the board said Friday.

TX Senate bill passes on school breakfast program

 House passage of bill to increase participation in school breakfast program.

Fight to ban abortion nationwide takes new turn

The depraved acts Dr. Kermit Gosnell is accused of committing have sparked a new turn in the nationwide battle over abortion laws.

Mothers of missing children still have hope on Mother's Day

One mother has been waiting 17 months. The other, 25 years.

Female veterans in Congress decry military's handling of sexual assaults

The way the military has prosecuted sexual assaults within its ranks is deplorable, two congresswomen who have served in the armed forces said Sunday, calling for a new system for reporting those kinds of crimes.

Lawyer: Ohio women just want to be with families

The three women whom police say were abducted for more than a decade by a man in Cleveland are pleading for privacy "so that they can continue to heal and reconnect with their families," according to a statement read to reporters Sund

Pope canonizes first saints from Colombia, Mexico

Pope Francis canonized the first saints of his papacy -- including the first ever honored from Colombia and Mexico -- at a Mass on Sunday at St. Peter's Square, according to the Vatican website.

Mother, son, and suspect dead as 3 hostages freed

Police burst into a home early Sunday in Trenton, New Jersey, finding a woman and her 13-year-old son dead, and three of her other children being held hostage, authorities said.

Source: IRS officials knew of agents' tea party targeting in 2011

Officials at the Internal Revenue Service knew in June 2011 that their agents were targeting conservative groups for additional scrutiny on tax documents, an inspector general report to be released this week is expected to say, according to a c

Brother of 8-year-old California girl arrested in her stabbing death

Detectives on Saturday arrested the 12-year-old brother of Leila Fowler on a homicide charge in connection with his 8-year-old sister's death, Calaveras County, California, Sheriff Gary Kuntz said.