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Should cities be reimbursed for Ebola costs? One U.S. senator says yes

The federal government should pay back New York and other cities that have shelled out millions to deal with Ebola, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday.

G20 leaders agree on measures aimed at adding $2 trillion to global economy

World leaders at the G20 summit have agreed to a series of measures aimed at boosting the global economy by more than $2 trillion.

Your chance of being struck by lightning is climbing, climate scientist says

Thanks to climate change, you'll be more likely to get struck by lightning as the years pass, scientists say. Make that 50% more likely for those who are around at the end of the century.

American tourist tried to ship infant body parts to the U.S., Thai police say

Police in Thailand say an American tried to ship infant body parts to the United States, but the delivery was stopped after a call from the shipping company.

Obamacare: Voters, are you stupid?

Years-old but newly scrutinized videos of MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber ignited a political firestorm this week because the self-described architect of Obamacare thanks "the stupidity of the American voter" for leading to pa

Video claims ISIS militants have beheaded American hostage Peter Kassig

Militants claim to have beheaded American hostage Peter Kassig in a video published to the Internet on Sunday, purportedly from terror group ISIS.

Obamacare open enrollment begins

 Wow...it seems healthcare.gov actually works this time.

U.S. muscle, money, influence pivoting to Asia, Obama says at G20

  U.S. President Obama opened his appearance at the G20 summit of world leaders in Australia with a speech that had to make Beijing think.

Walmart workers plan Black Friday protests

 Shoppers lining up at Walmart for deals on Black Friday may have to contend with more than the throngs of other bargain hunters.

Krauthammer: Obama immigration action 'impeachable'

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer called President Barack Obama's planned executive action on immigration "impeachable."