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Former Reagan chief of staff, Sen. Howard Baker dies

Former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker, a one-time towering political figure in Washington who also served as a chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan, has died, his former spokesman said. He was 88.

Michigan boy, missing for 11 days, found safe in dad's basement

An 11-day search for a missing Michigan boy came to a bizarre conclusion Wednesday when he was discovered alive and well, hidden in the basement of his father's home in Detroit.

US advances to knockout stage following loss to Germany

Germany has beaten the United States 1-0 in their final World Cup group-stage match, but both will go through to the knockout stage.  

GM expects to recall 33,000 Chevrolet Cruzes

General Motors is expected to recall about 33,000 Chevrolet Cruze sedans for an airbag-related issue, spokesman Jim Cain said Thursday. The affected vehicles may have been equipped with an incorrect part.

Environmental Protection Agency tells Congress it lost emails too

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- One day after focusing on lost e-mails at the IRS, the House Oversight Committee learned Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency is also having trouble recovering e-mails the committee wants as part of a separate inve

US-Germany match to go on despite downpour

It's raining hard Thursday in Recife, Brazil, where the U.S. is set to face off against Germany in a crucial World Cup game. Yet the pivotal match will be played as scheduled, an official for soccer's governing body said.

Futurisitc drive: Step inside a 3D printed car

It seats two people, has a sleek retractable roof and runs on electric power.

Free pregnancy tests to be placed in Alaska bars

Experts are always looking for creative ways to increase awareness about public health problems. A new idea from the University of Alaska Anchorage has definitely caught some people's attention.

Israeli president to Obama: 'I wonder if it's possible' to keep Iraq together

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- After more than six decades of public service, Israeli President Shimon Peres paid his last official visit to the White House on Wednesday. The Israeli leader discussed with President Barack Obama the wavering stability in th

Downpour ahead of U.S., Germany match could delay game

It's raining hard Thursday in Recife, Brazil, where the U.S. is set to face off against Germany in a crucial World Cup game. Main roads are turning into rivers and the downpour hasn't let up for nearly 12 hours.