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New terror stance worries Republicans

The new era in America's war on terror -- described by President Barack Obama in a major address Thursday -- worries some Republicans, who say the phase-down could leave the country vulnerable to still-persistent threats from abroad.

Obama to Oklahoma: 'We've got your back'

Oklahomans have the nation behind them as they struggle to bounce back from tornadoes that tore through the state last week, President Barack Obama said Sunday.

Twitter bumps up log-in security after hacks

After a series of high-profile and embarrassing hacks, Twitter has rolled out a new, two-step login to help users prevent unwanted intrusions.

Cruise passengers get bill of rights

Attention cruise passengers: You now have more protection when things go awry. On Wednesday, Cruise Lines International Association announced the adoption of a new passenger bill of rights.

'Psychiatric bible' tackles grief, binge eating, drinking

After years of controversy, the latest version of the "psychiatric bible" -- the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -- has been released.

Obama salutes 'fallen heroes' in Memorial Day address

President Barack Obama offered a salute to the troops in his weekly address on Saturday, capping a week that saw him discussing national security and terrorism on several occasions.

Graduations provide respite, fresh start after deadly Oklahoma tornado

Five days ago, Miranda Mann huddled in a science classroom at Southmoore High School. She should have been filed with pride, relief and excitement about her upcoming graduation.

Flooding kills 1 in San Antonio, Texas

Flooding left one person dead and another missing in San Antonio, Texas, authorities said Saturday. A woman was swept from her vehicle, fire department spokesman Christian Bove told CNN. Her body was found along a creek, he said.

'Attractive & Fat' ad spoofs Abercrombie

Jes Baker is cutting retailer Abercrombie & Fitch down to size.

Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio join 'X Factor'

Simon Cowell's "X Factor" is back at full capacity.