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Gas price slide could brighten Thanksgiving

Americans thinking about driving over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving could be in line for a nice surprise: lower gas prices.

Recall: Sunscreen could burst into flames on your skin

A recall is underway for Banana Boat products that could give new meaning to the word sunburn.

Teen allegedly shoots man in head during argument over pets

A 15-year-old is behind bars for shooting a man in the head.

Mortgage rates fall to record lows, again

Rates on the average 15-year, fixed-rate mortgage hit a new low this week, falling to 2.66%, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

Man arrested in Federal Reserve terror plot

Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old man who they say was planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in lower Manhattan, officials said Wednesday.

John King: Stakes enormous in second debate between Obama and Romney

The expectations are very different for Obama vs. Romney, Round 2. And the stakes are enormous.

Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Giant Florida eyeball belonged to a swordfish, state says

It looks like the big blue eyeball found on a Florida beach last week was cut out of a swordfish hauled in by a deep-sea angler, the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday.

Jobless claims fall to four-year low

Claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to their lowest level in more than four years, but the drop was due mostly to a technical issue.

Palin-nice or Ryan-tough: How Biden may shift his debate style

In the fall of 2008, as Sen. Joe Biden pondered the delicate task of debating Gov. Sarah Palin, his debate team honchos circulated an internal preparation memo.