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Senators outline bipartisan immigration plan

A bipartisan group of senators plans to announce Monday an agreement on reforming the nation's immigration system, which President Barack Obama has called a priority in his second term in office.

Coast Guard investigating potential oil spill in Mississippi River

Two tank barges loaded with light crude oil struck a bridge in the Mississippi River early Sunday morning.

Two Casey Anthony convictions thrown out

One of the most infamous Americans in recent years took two big steps Friday toward clearing her name, and she's vowed to "keep fighting."

Obama names McDonough as chief of staff

President Barack Obama named one of his closest and most trusted advisers as his chief of staff Friday, the fifth man to hold the job since Obama first took office in 2009.

Second arrest in Texas college shooting

Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with a shooting at a Texas community college that left three wounded, officials said Friday.

Feds: Colorado man made bombs, wanted to trade them for cocaine

A Colorado man who lived near a park crafted explosives he claimed could kill everyone within 20 meters, hoping to trade the bombs and other weapons for cocaine or cash, authorities said.

Bundle up, forecasters warn, as arctic blast hits eastern US

Aiman Youssef can't catch a break with the weather.

FAMU pledges reforms after report on hazing

Florida A&M University is undertaking reforms to address hazing on and off campus, according to a written response the school put out after a scathing report that alleged it had done too little.

Stamps rise to 46 cents Sunday

Starting Sunday, you'll need another penny to send a card to Grandma.

Tens of thousands hit with U-verse outage

Service was gradually returning Thursday for tens of thousands of AT&T's U-verse TV, Internet and phone customers after an outage that lasted several days.