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Donald Trump: I would spend 'whatever it took' to win White House

He flirted with a presidential run that never materialized in 2012, but Donald Trump is again making forays -- serious or otherwise -- into White House politics.

The Perseid meteor shower... now appearing in the sky above you

A celestial fireworks show peaks Monday and Tuesday as our earth passes though the dust of a comet's tail.

Tax Tips: Reduce your taxes with miscellaneous deductions

If you itemize deductions on your tax return, you may be able to deduct certain miscellaneous expenses. You may benefit from this because a tax deduction normally reduces your federal income tax.

How do you test a live shark? Quickly and carefully, researchers say

Calling all great white sharks in the waters off Cape Cod: Please report to Chatham to be measured and tagged by scientists.

Farah win in 10,000 meters at world championships completes collection

This time there was no denying Mo Farah in the 10,000 meters at the world championships. Two years ago in Daegu, South Korea, Farah was beaten by Ibrahim Jeilan in a dramatic finish.

Raging floodwaters rip through Colorado town, leaving 1 dead, 3 missing

Roads ripped to rubble by floodwaters up to 10 feet deep, rushing up to 30 mph. Shattered homes near others still standing upright. One person dead, three others missing.

Obama says backlog reduced in veterans' disability claims

President Barack Obama unveiled initiatives Saturday in education and health for war veterans and highlighted how his administration has reduced by 20% the government's woeful backlog of veterans' disability claims.

Japan debt tops 1 quadrillion yen

Japan's finance ministry has released data showing that the country's debt burden has topped 1 quadrillion yen for the first time.

Nearly half of all video-gamers are women

A new report suggests adult women are nearly half of all video game players. That's a number that can be read in the changing tone of some of today's top games.

Obama: Snowden can 'make his case' in court, Olympics boycott bad idea

President Barack Obama on Friday outlined steps being taken to restore public confidence in U.S. intelligence gathering measures after leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden rocked his administration and roiled U.S.