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'Family Guy' shocker: Major character killed off

It's a shame what "Family Guy" has done to its dog. On Sunday's episode of the animated Fox series, the Griffin family pooch, Brian, was killed.

Supreme Court to take up Obamacare contraception case

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The high-stakes fight over implementing parts of the troubled healthcare reform law will move to the U.S.

As Obama makes turn to immigration, protests that he's not doing enough

SAN FRANCISCO (CNN) -- Seeking to move his domestic agenda away from the disappointments of health care reform, President Obama made another pitch for an immigration overhaul Monday, calling on lawmakers to restart an effort that stalled over the sum

Search in George Zimmerman case turns up weapons, ammunition

A recent search of the home of George Zimmerman's girlfriend uncovered five weapons, including an AR-15, and more than 100 rounds of ammunition, court documents filed Monday show. Zimmerman, acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin this year, was

Migrants clash with U.S. Border Patrol agents at Mexican border

More than 100 people attempting to illegally cross into the United States from Mexico over the weekend threw rocks and bottles at U.S.

Stadium deaths: What's behind the fatal falls?

It happened again Sunday. A woman leaped from the third level of the Oakland Coliseum during the Raiders football game. She survived the 40 to 50-foot drop when a Marine vet who happened to be leaving the stadium shielded her fall with his body.

WH: Obamacare website 'on track' to meet Nov. 30 goal

 Obama administration officials are sounding increasingly confident they will meet the President's goal of having the troubled website HealthCare.gov working for the "vast majority" of users by November 30.

US Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at the West Front

An evergreen from Washington state is now in Washington, D.C. as workers prepare it to become the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. House Speaker John Boehner will preside over the illumination the evening of December 3.

Rush Limbaugh uses rape analogy to decry filibuster rule change

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh used an analogy about rape Friday to blast this week's decision by the Senate's Democratic majority to change the chamber's filibuster rules despite the unanimous opposition of minority Republicans.

Steubenville rape case: 'New developments' to be announced Monday

The Ohio attorney general's office could say Monday whether more charges will be filed in connection with a 2012 rape of a 16-year-old girl that made national headlines.