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Sarah Palin: Hillary Clinton ill-suited for president

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said she would be "disappointed" in the American electorate if Hillary Clinton becomes a serious candidate for president in 2016.

Ariel Castro's son describes personal torment after father's crimes

Grappling with the fact that his father was a convicted rapist and kidnapper was difficult enough.

Deputy sold pot from squad car, feds say

An undercover sting operation nabbed an Atlanta-area sheriff's deputy who was selling marijuana out of his patrol car and in uniform, federal authorities say.

Stocks: Government shutdown, Fed timing looms large

Uncertainty continues to loom large over the stock market.

Website offers bounty for iPhone 5S hack

Nothing tempts hackers quite like a high-profile new target.

Beanie Babies creator pinched for tax evasion

The creator of Beanie Babies is set to plead guilty to tax evasion after hiding millions of dollars in a secret Swiss bank account, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.

Habla español? Soon, Latinos will be less likely to say 'si'

 It's no secret that more and more people are speaking español in the United States, but what you probably didn't know is that in the future more of those Spanish speakers will not be Hispanic.

Twitter: The angriest site on the Internet?

In the seven years since its founding, Twitter has become a go-to place for news updates, witty one-liners, political one-upmanship and even absurdist storytelling. It's also become a go-to place for intolerant bile.

Man builds $141.33 'McEverything' dream sandwich

Craving McDonald’s and willing to spend $141.33? A McEverything it is -- and a Diet Coke to wash it all down.