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Summers withdraws name from Fed Reserve consideration

Lawrence Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration as chairman of the Federal Reserve, according to a statement released Sunday by the White House.

Man suing Hernandez says there's no reason to delay suit

The man suing ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez for shooting him in the face has responded to Hernandez's request for a delay in the lawsuit until his murder charges in Massachusetts are resolved.

Obama on Syria criticism: Washington grades on style, not substance

President Barack Obama has responded to critics who disagree with his handling of the situation in Syria, saying he's more concerned about the end goal - no chemical weapons in Syria - than about "style points."

Obama charges Republicans want to 'accelerate' income inequality

President Barack Obama positioned himself as a president fighting against income inequality, while accusing some Republicans of wanting to "accelerate" a trend that shows the wealthiest Americans reaping most of the benefits in the sl

Mom to be charged after 2 children found dead in Southern California hotel room

An apparently suicidal women who told Southern California police about a hotel where the bodies of two children were found was the mother, police said late Saturday night.

World's oldest man dies: Salustiano Sanchez was 112

For a man who lived for so long, it was a short reign.

Charlotte police kill unarmed man who may have been running to them for help

Police in North Carolina shot and killed a man running toward them Saturday morning -- but he may have just been looking for help after a car wreck.

WARNING EXPLICIT CONTENT: Times Square shooting: Police wound 2 bystanders by mistake

New York police have brought a variety of charges against the "emotionally disturbed" man they say triggered a police shooting near Times Square that wounded two bystanders.

Family sues school over alleged bullying incident

The family of a Georgia middle school student has filed a lawsuit claiming Atlanta Public Schools did nothing to address bullying and a brutal attack that could have killed their son.

Julianne Moore joins 'Hunger Games' franchise

"The Girl on Fire" is getting a flame-haired co-star: Julianne Moore has joined the cast of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay," and will appear in both installments of the two-part conclusion.