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George Bush picks Jeb over 'sister-in-law' Hillary in 2016

George W. Bush might have developed a brotherly relationship with Bill Clinton -- but he's still picking his actual brother, Jeb, over Clinton's wife, Hillary, in a potential 2016 presidential match-up.

Rare sculpture of Jesus Christ worth $7,500 stolen from Indiana art gallery

It's a high-dollar heist, right off Zionsville's Main Street. A Thomas Kinkade gallery owner said someone stole a bronze sculpture of Jesus Christ right out of her shop.

Obama tells BET audience despite grand jury verdicts 'things are better'

After weeks of racial protests across the country, President Barack Obama is taking the time to deliver encouraging words about the future of race relations in America to a network that reaches a predominately young African-American audience.

Bush 43 on his book '41': 'It's a love story'

Former President George W. Bush has a number of accomplishments under his belt: Texas governor, U.S. president, and now, a New York Times best-selling author.

The plight of the Southern Democrat

The 2014 elections seemed like the final reckoning for Southern Democrats, the culmination of a political metamorphosis that began in the Civil Rights era and concluded under the nation's first black President.

U.S. transfers 6 detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Uruguay

The United States has transferred six detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Uruguay, the Defense Department said Sunday, leaving the lowest number of inmates at the base in Cuba since detainees started arriving in 2002.

Landrieu's defeat gives Republicans ninth seat this cycle

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu lost her Senate runoff race Saturday night, felled by the red tide that's swept the South and ties to an unpopular President that she couldn't shake.

At least 1 missing Mexican student ID'd

The remains of at least one of the 43 students who went missing in Mexico's Guerrero state have been identified from among those that suspects showed police, lawyers for the victims' relatives told CNN en Español.

Obama sore throat related to acid reflux

President Barack Obama underwent a routine CT scan Saturday afternoon after visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center because of a sore throat, according to the White House and his doctor.

Conjoined twins die day after birth at Atlanta hospital

Conjoined twins born at an Atlanta hospital have died, their parents said, less than two days after they beat the odds simply by coming into the world.