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A proposed hit on U.S. terrorist, raises questions of government targeting its own

When can a government kill its own people? The straightforward question has anything but a simple answer, especially for the government of a nation founded on inalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Documents reveal Hillary Clinton's feelings about Monica Lewinsky scandal

Hillary Clinton told a close friend that Monica Lewinsky was a "narcissistic loony toon," and also discussed in detail why she decided to forgive her husband for having an affair with the White House intern, according to documents pen

Weird places to find a McDonald's

 As McDonald's opens its first restaurant in Vietnam, take a look at some of the big breakthroughs the fast food chain has made in the past -- from its first outlet in the Soviet Union, through the Kosher Mac and MacMaharaja, to the br

Marshall Islands castaway heads back home to El Salvador

The mysterious castaway who says he spent 13 months lost at sea is due to return home soon. Jose Salvador Alvarenga is flying from the Marshall Islands back to El Salvador.

Largest cockfighting bust in NY history, seizes 3,000 birds

"Operation Angry Birds": No, it is not a mission to beat your highest score in a phone game app.

Man in NC saves own life, after leg is severed in crash

Left with no other options, a former Marine took matters into his own hands when his leg was severed in a crash. The North Carolina man called 911 and treated his injuries himself until paramedics arrived.

'X Factor' axed after 3 seasons

Reality singing competition "The X Factor" has lost its flagship star and its place on Fox's lineup.

Seven other chemicals in your food

Anyone who's ever read a nutrition label knows that our food supply is full of hard-to-pronounce chemicals.

Uncle Ben's infused rice products recalled after 'allergic-like' reactions

The company that makes some Uncle Ben's products says it is recalling bags of flavored rice after people developed flushing and rashes after eating one of the rice varieties.

Winter storm part deux: This time, we're ready, says Georgia

Fire up the salt trucks. Cancel after-school plans. Position the National Guard.