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Car sales slip due to Labor Day timing

Car sales took a step backward in September, although it was a quirk of the calendar more than a change in car buyer demand that was responsible for the decline.

Wells Fargo charged with violating mortgage deal

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing Wells Fargo, the nation's largest home lender, alleging that it's violating last year's National Mortgage Settlement, which was reached to deal with a flood of illegal forec

Author Tom Clancy dies at 66

Author Tom Clancy, whose novel, "The Hunt for Red October" propelled him to fame, fortune and status as a favorite storyteller of the American military, has died, according to sources with his publisher and family. He was 66.

Senior couple charged in decades old cold cases

Alice and Gerald Uden seemed the typical family to the outside observer. They raised two children in rural Missouri, kept to themselves and attended church regularly.

Suspect to be charged after hoax bomb threat shuts Jacksonville airport

An incident involving suspicious packages that forced the evacuation of Jacksonville International Airport was a hoax, a federal law enforcement source said Wednesday.

Government shutdown: What we know and don't know

We're only two days into this government shutdown, but it already seems like we've been here before. And in a way, we have.

BMW recalling 76,000 cars for brake problem

German luxury automaker BMW is recalling about 76,200 cars in the U.S. for a problem that could result in reduced braking power.

Barilla president apologizes again for anti-gay remarks

The head of Barilla pasta issued a new apology and said he will meet with gay groups, adding he "has much to learn" about the evolution of the family.

Senate for fourth time rejects House anti-Obamacare provisions

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Shutdown threatens nutrition for mothers, children

The government shutdown could make it harder for millions of women and children to get the health care they need.