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Poll: Obama approval falls amid controversies

President Barack Obama's approval rating dropped eight percentage points over the past month, to 45%, the president's lowest rating in more than a year and a half, according to a new national poll.

Sen. Cruz fights for religious freedom, domestic military bases, strong national missile defense

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) last week participated in the Senate Armed Services Committee’s consideration of the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). He introduced three amendments that were adopted by the committee.

After five infants die in recliner, maker settles with feds

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The deaths of five infants and dozens of injuries or falls have led federal regulators to stop the sales of a popular baby recliner.

Report: Kim Kardashian gives birth to baby girl

There's now one more Kardashian to keep up with.

Nelson Mandela's wife stirred by global support for ailing husband

The family of former South African leader Nelson Mandela is overwhelmed with support as the 94-year-old remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Prince Philip leaves hospital, will recuperate at Windsor Castle

LONDON (CNN) -- Prince Philip has left the hospital where he has been recuperating since abdominal surgery on June 7. The Duke of Edinbugh, 92, walked out unaided Monday. He was admitted to the hospital on June 6. Philip will convalesce at W

Facebook discloses information on user data requests

Facebook disclosed that it received between 9,000 and 10,000 requests for user data from U.S. government entities in the last half of 2012.

Cold-case murders of 4 females brought back to life by new images, DNA tests

The woman was related to at least two of the three children. Was she their doting mother? An adoring aunt? Or, given her relative youth, perhaps a much older sister?

Federal investigators called in as Colorado firefighters make progress

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (CNN) -- As hundreds of firefighters began to get the upper hand on a huge blaze near Colorado Springs, Colorado, investigators stepped up their probe into the cause of the most destructive wildfire in the state's

Chen Guangcheng: NYU is forcing me out

Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist whose dramatic escape from house arrest last year provoked a diplomatic firestorm between Washington and Beijing, said he is being forced to leave New York University over fears his presence there is affect