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Miss Piggy joins Kermit at Smithsonian

Roll out the red carpet: America's favorite prima donna pig is on the way to the Smithsonian.

Four decades later, missing teenage girls' car believed found

They were 17-year-old high school students driving to a party at a gravel pit. Perhaps they took a wrong turn; perhaps there was foul play.

Official: Navy did not know that 2004 Alexis arrest involved gun

The Navy was unaware until after the killings at the Washington Navy Yard that gunman Aaron Alexis had been arrested in 2004 for shooting out the tires on a vehicle and claiming he had blacked out in anger, a senior Navy official told reporters

'Made in America' revival gathers pace

The 'Made in America' revival is gaining momentum with a majority of manufacturing executives now ready to consider pulling some production back from China.

Ex-FBI veteran agrees to plea deal in al Qaeda leaks case

Former FBI agent Donald Sachtleben has agreed to a deal in which he'll plead guilty to leaking details of a 2012 disrupted al Qaeda bombing plot.

Westgate mall: Gunfire, explosion heard on 4th day of Nairobi siege

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) -- Sounds of heavy gunfire erupted from Nairobi's Westgate mall Tuesday, even as authorities said for the second day they had the building under their control.

Abducted son reunites with father after 13 years

It is a homecoming more than a decade in the making. A child, kidnapped in Florida in 2000, reunites with the father who never gave up searching for his son. "I think this is any parent's nightmare," said Det.

Squash is the answer to all your problems

How fantastic are fall and winter squash? They're packed to the gills with antioxidants, dietary fiber, Vitamin A and carotenes, fill you up for just a few calories, and can be prepared in approximately seventy billion ways, from sweet to savory.

Shutdown: Are Social Security payments at risk?

Many federal payments will be delayed indefinitely if the federal government shuts down next Monday night.