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  • Obama targets college sexual assault epidemic

    President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White House attention.

    January 26, 2014

  • screenshot snow.jpg VIDEO: Big storm threatens Thanksgiving travel

    A major storm forced more than 300 flights to be cancelled in Dallas-Fort Worth on Sunday. It is also blamed for hundreds of traffic accidents. The storm is bringing snow, sleet and ice across the US ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend.

    November 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • Screen Shot 2013-11-21 at 1.43.18 PM.png When Black Friday madness takes a tragic turn

    As Black Friday bleeds into Thanksgiving Day, the frenzy surrounding one of the busiest shopping days of the year has grown and, in some instances, led to violence or even deaths. Here is a look at some recent incidents that have marred one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

    November 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot travel.jpg VIDEO: Holiday travel costs down this year

    Traveling this Thanksgiving? Prepare to be stuffed along the way. Forty-three million people are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the dinner table. Travel experts say costs are down this year and volume is expected to be high.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • iStock_000023490405XSmall.jpg Old-school toys dominate holiday lists

    There are two requests Don Mahoney, otherwise known as Santa Claus, keeps getting day after day: Barbies and Legos.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Nurses in Mass. want to limit number of patients

    Nurses in this state are trying to get support for a ballot initiative that would limit the number of patients they can treat at one time.

    November 15, 2013

  • What it's like to have your food stamps cut?

    On Nov. 1, the largest cuts in the history of our country's food stamp program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, went into effect when the increase ordained by the 2009 economic stimulus package expired.

    November 15, 2013

  • 082313obama1.jpg Obama's Gallup approval rating hits new low

    President Barack Obama's rating in the daily Gallup poll has fallen to its lowest level since October 2011 as his administration continues to be tarnished by the rocky debut of his health-care program.

    November 5, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot healthcare.jpg 5 myths about the Affordable Care Act

    As the debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act continues, let's look at some of the most persistent myths about the law — and some new ones that have cropped up.

    November 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • news_cruz.jpg Cruz remains unapologetic as senior Republicans criticize shutdown

    Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican who was among the architects of the 16-day partial federal government shutdown, remained unrepentant as senior members of his party criticized his tactics in fighting President Obama's health care reform.

    October 21, 2013 1 Photo

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