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Republicans walk fine line when targeting Clinton in Benghazi probe

Republicans continued to put Hillary Clinton at the center of their inquest into last September's attack in Benghazi, claiming Sunday the former secretary of state wasn't assigned enough blame in an independent probe of the incident.

Second case of challenging virus reported in France

-- A person who shared a hospital room with a patient who has a newly discovered and sometimes deadly virus also has tested positive for the infection, the French Health Ministry said Sunday.

Police believe body is that of 18-month-old Kansas girl

The body of an 18-month-old girl whose mother was found dead last week along with two others may have been discovered Saturday, police in Kansas said.

Female veterans in Congress decry military's handling of sexual assaults

The way the military has prosecuted sexual assaults within its ranks is deplorable, two congresswomen who have served in the armed forces said Sunday, calling for a new system for reporting those kinds of crimes.

Lawyer: Ohio women just want to be with families

The three women whom police say were abducted for more than a decade by a man in Cleveland are pleading for privacy "so that they can continue to heal and reconnect with their families," according to a statement read to reporters Sund

Pope canonizes first saints from Colombia, Mexico

Pope Francis canonized the first saints of his papacy -- including the first ever honored from Colombia and Mexico -- at a Mass on Sunday at St. Peter's Square, according to the Vatican website.

Mother, son, and suspect dead as 3 hostages freed

Police burst into a home early Sunday in Trenton, New Jersey, finding a woman and her 13-year-old son dead, and three of her other children being held hostage, authorities said.

Source: IRS officials knew of agents' tea party targeting in 2011

Officials at the Internal Revenue Service knew in June 2011 that their agents were targeting conservative groups for additional scrutiny on tax documents, an inspector general report to be released this week is expected to say, according to a c

Brother of 8-year-old California girl arrested in her stabbing death

Detectives on Saturday arrested the 12-year-old brother of Leila Fowler on a homicide charge in connection with his 8-year-old sister's death, Calaveras County, California, Sheriff Gary Kuntz said.

4 dead bodies found shot in southern Indiana home

Four bodies with gunshot wounds were found in a southern Indiana home late Saturday night, authorities said. Officials are investigating their deaths as a quadruple homicide, Bartholomew County Sheriff Mark Gorbett said.