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Obama discusses 'fluid' Egyptian situation with national security team

With developments in Egypt looming over his weekend trip to Camp David, President Barack Obama held a conference call with his national security team Saturday as the administration deals with what it calls "the very fluid situation."<

2 die, 305 survive after airliner crashes, burns at San Francisco airport

It had been an uneventful 10-plus hour flight from Seoul, South Korea, approaching San Francisco's airport on a clear summer day. Then, in a few horrifying seconds, that calm was shattered.

Bolivia latest country to offer asylum to Snowden

Two weeks after arriving at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport and essentially becoming a man without a country, Edward Snowden finally has some options.

Like a great bottle of scotch, this bartender is aged to perfection

What do you expect to be doing when you're nearing 100? Living a quiet life? A slower life? Those lives are far from the case for one Connecticut woman who still works full-time slinger drinks at a bar.

Missouri governor vetoes bill that would have nullified federal gun laws

Missouri's Democratic governor vetoed legislation Friday that sought to make federal gun laws unenforceable in the state.

Poll: Parents want kids to avoid political career

Parents often dream about their child's future, but a career in politics seems more like a nightmare to many.

Get caught up: Week 2 of George Zimmerman trial

A jury of six women heard testimony for a second week in the Florida courtroom where George Zimmerman stands trial for the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Legal woes mount for former Patriots tight end

A Massachusetts grand jury will hear testimony this month from a man who has accused former NFL star Aaron Hernandez of shooting him in the face in February.

June jobs report: Hiring beats expectations

The job market made solid improvement last month, sending signals to markets that the Federal Reserve is on track to start pulling back on its stimulus program.