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Obama to Republicans: 'So sue me'

President Barack Obama dared Republicans to follow through on their threats to bring a lawsuit against his administration over his use of executive action. "Middle-class families can't wait for Republicans in Congress to do stuff.

Michelle Howard becomes Navy's first female four-star admiral

The U.S. Navy has promoted Vice Adm. Michelle Howard to admiral, making her the first female four-star officer in the Navy's 236-year-history, the White House said Tuesday.

Feds warn states: Road construction money running out

The Obama administration is sending letters to all 50 states warning that it will limit road construction spending beginning August 1 unless Congress acts to fund a dwindling federal trust fund that helps pay for such projects. For motorists, th

Were Obamacare applications accurate? Who knows?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Some people may have signed up for Obamacare or received subsidies when they weren't eligible.

Medical myths: What doctors thought they didn't need to say

Common knowledge when it comes to all things health and medicine might not be so common after all. Inspired by a topic on Reddit, CNN reached out to health care providers, seeking stories of patients armed with surprising medical misinformation

Russia attacks U.S. oil and gas companies in massive hack

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Cold War didn't end in the 1990's.

'Drastic action is needed' now to stop Ebola epidemic

The Ebola epidemic isn't getting any better in Africa. The World Health Organization reports there have been 759 cases, including 467 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia since the outbreak began in March, according to a statement the orga

Belgium defeats Americans, 2-1, ending U.S. hopes in World Cup

It was mere belief against golden talent. Faith didn't prevail. The U.S. soccer team lost its World Cup match Tuesday against Belgium, 2-1.

Facts are short, fear is long in Tulsa as cops search for serial sex attacker

He breaks into homes from the back, either through a window or door. He tends to be covered, and attacks when it's dark.