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SEC Pushes Back on Porn Bombshell

Embattled agency responds after report reveals senior staffers spent hours surfing dirty sites on govt. computers

Deadly Airborne Fungus Spreading in Northwest

A potentially deadly strain of fungus is spreading among animals and people in the northwestern United States and the Canadian province of British Columbia, researchers reported on Thursday

SEC on Porn Patrol?

Watchdog says top Securities and Exchange Commission employees spent hours surfing porn sites on gov't computers while being paid to police financial system

GM Accused of $$ 'Shuffle'

Senator says White House misled taxpayers on GM's loan repayment, which relied on more bailout funds

Poll: Obama Approval Up— But Stop Bush-Bashing

President's approval rating rises slightly after record lows, but most believe he should lay off his predecessor

ACORN Boss' Tea Party Rant

As ACORN battles for continued use of taxpayer funds, the group's CEO has some choice words for Tea Partiers

Home Sales Spring Forth

URGENT: Existing home sales surge 6.8 percent, beating expectations and reversing three months of declines

Search Intensifies for Oil Rig Workers

Survivors of La. oil rig blast return home as Coast Guard combs waters for 11 who remain missing | SLIDESHOW

Iran Launches Large-Scale War Games

Military maneuvers conducted by Tehran could heighten tension with West amid deepening nuclear standoff

S. Korea: North Sank Ship

S. Korea says it suspects N. Korea is behind deadly attack on navy warship, pointing to intel gathered jointly with U.S.