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GM CEO says company strong despite recalls

General Motors CEO Mary Barra apologized again for the flawed ignition switch tied to at least 13 deaths at the shareholder's annual meeting, and said the company is poised to succeed despite the recall crisis.

Sheriff's office: Las Vegas couple saw police as oppressors

A Las Vegas couple who gunned down two police officers and a civilian before killing themselves apparently looked at law enforcement as oppressors, a sheriff's department official said Monday.

Half of college grads still relying on parents' money

Students who graduated college in the throes of the recession are still struggling to make it on their own.

Few will benefit from Obama's student loan program

Amid great fanfare, President Obama on Monday announced plans to use his executive pen to help more graduates tackle student loan debt.

LA Attorney General indicts 9 in Medicaid fraud scheme

Nine people have been indicted as part of a continued effort to crack down on Medicaid fraud, announced the Louisiana Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) on Monday.

How you can drown after leaving the pool

Lindsay Kujawa turned her back for less than 30 seconds -- but that's all the time it took for her son Ronin to fall into the churning water.

VA Audit says more than 63,000 veterans waiting for care

An audit of hundreds of Veterans Affairs facilities released Monday found that more than 63,000 veterans were waiting to be scheduled for care nationwide, and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it was scrapping performance bonuses for

Gamers help Arizona police nab robbery suspect

Tempe, AZ (KPHO) -- Police said a worldwide online gaming audience witnessed a home invasion in Tempe on Monday morning and one participant aided in the quick capture of one of two armed men.

World's oldest man dies at age 111 in NY

A 111-year-old New Yorker who had been certified as the oldest man in the world has died. Alexander Imich died Sunday morning at a senior residence in Manhattan, his niece, Karen Bogen, confirmed to CNN.

VIDEO: Polar Bears given POV cameras

Biologists with the United States Geological Survey put collar cams on the necks of four female polar bears in Alaska. They wanted to see what the animals do on the sea ice.