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Kaley Cuoco's engagement began with a fight

Tennis player Ryan Sweeting likes to keep fiancèe Kaley Cuoco on her toes. The "Big Bang Theory" star tells "Entertainment Tonight" that before Sweeting proposed to her, he found an interesting way to keep her guessing. "He actually started a l

Treasury down to last steps on debt ceiling

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told Congress Tuesday that the U.S.

Federal workers can collect unemployment during shutdown

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Federal workers who lose pay during the government shutdown can fall back on unemployment benefits in most states. But the money comes with a catch.

Candy Crush game creator preps for IPO

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- The U.K. company behind the wildly popular online game Candy Crush Saga is preparing for a stock market listing.

Oldest Living Member of Tuskegee Airmen Dies at 98

Riverdale (Atlanta Daily World) -- The oldest remaining member of the 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group of the U.S. Army, affectionately known as the "Red Tails," died on Thursday, months before his 99th birthday.

Beef recall for meat in 'National School Lunch Program'

Central Valley Meat Company, a Hanford, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 89,720 pounds of ground beef that may contain small pieces of plastic, the U.S.

Truckers from across nation driving to D.C. in support of Constitution

A group of truckers from across the United States is organzing a rally to head to Washington, D.C., in support of the United States Constitution.

Drew Brees racks up 9th straight game of 300 passing yards in Saints victory over Dolphins

New Orleans Saints quarterback, Drew Brees, had his ninth straight game of 300 passing yards, Monday night against the Miami Dolphins.

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants

There are 100 commercial nuclear power reactor units licensed to operate in the U.S. These operate in 31 of the 48 contiguous states. The nuclear power reactor units provide the U.S. with 20 percent of its electricity.