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Michael Jackson wrongful death trial to open

The Michael Jackson wrongful death trial, which promises dramatic revelations and legal fireworks, begins in a small Los Angeles courtroom with opening statements Monday.

FAA furlough reprieve: 'No fair!'

Millions of travelers frustrated by airport delays may be relieved that Congress did an about-face this week, passing legislation to end the furloughs of FAA air traffic controllers.

FAA suspends furloughs, typo or not

A typo is keeping President Obama from signing legislation designed to end budget-related FAA air traffic controller furloughs blamed for widespread flight delays, a congressional source told CNN Saturday.

Authorities: Mississippi man charged with possession, use of ricin as a weapon

A Tupelo, Mississippi, man has been charged with possession and use of a biological agent as a weapon in connection with an investigation into ricin-tainted letters sent to President Barack Obama and others, federal authorities said Saturday.

When will the debt ceiling need to be raised?

If you enjoy the spectacle of lawmakers fruitlessly fighting over the budget, then you're in luck.

World's first Braille smartphone in development

For all of their advantages, smartphones still fall a little short for some --- specifically, for those living with visual impairment.

Akin expresses remorse over rape comment

Nearly six months after losing a Senate race and becoming a political punch line, former Rep.

Disaster donations: Texas lags way behind Boston

As millions of dollars flood into relief efforts for the Boston bombing victims, donations to devastated West, Texas, are lagging far behind.

Latest developments in the Boston bombing investigation

Here are some of the latest developments in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation:

Swedish police: Small amount of drugs taken from Bieber's bus

Swedish police found illegal narcotics on Justin Bieber's tour bus as it was parked outside Stockholm's Globe Arena, where he was performing, a police spokesman said Thursday.