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Steubenville rape case: New arrest, jail without bond

The small town of Steubenville became a household name for the wrong reasons, thanks to social media, but when two teenage boys were arrested there, accused of raping a 16-year-old girl, very few people in the Rust Belt town in Ohio were eager

China and Japan to U.S.: Don't default!

Washington's march toward self-inflicted financial calamity is setting off alarm bells around the world as general befuddlement turns into genuine concern over a possible default by the world's lone superpower.

A 1-month shutdown: $50 billion economic blow

If the week-long government shutdown stretches to a month, it would mean a $50 billion blow to the U.S. economy.

Philadelphia news anchor's 'Breaking Bad' tweet ignites fury

Once again, "Breaking Bad" was all over Twitter on a Sunday night. Though this time, it had little to do with the just-concluded series and everything to do with Joyce Evans.

Truckers from across nation driving to D.C. in support of Constitution

A group of truckers from across the United States is organzing a rally to head to Washington, D.C., in support of the United States Constitution.

New $100 bill to debut Tuesday

The new $100 bill will make its debut Tuesday, several years later than originally planned.

Motrin berry-flavored infant drops recall remains

A recall of about 200,000 bottles of Concentrated Motrin Infants' Drops due to a risk that they may contain tiny plastic particles is still in effect.

The shutdown, the IRS and your taxes

If you were thinking that the government shutdown meant you would get out of paying your taxes, think again.

Oklahoma zoo tiger bites employee's arm

A tiger at an Oklahoma zoo bit a female employee's arm Saturday after she broke protocol by sticking her hand inside the animal's cage, the zoo owner and local undersheriff said.