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Obama to push for minimum wage hike in economy remarks

The growing gap between rich and poor, and its effect on Americans' ability to achieve their goals, will be President Barack Obama's focus Wednesday as more attention falls on the plight of low-wage workers, according to White House off

Storm's 1-2-3 punch: Frigid, snowy and icy

Yes, it happens every year -- the snow and the cold. After all, it is winter, or least late, pre-winter. But how's this for a change in the weather?

African artifacts net $23,000 in Goodwill auction

Thank you for shopping at Goodwill, your total is $23,472. That is a line most thrifty shoppers will never hear. Maybe $23.47, but certainly not 23 grand.

Same Sex Marriage Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.

Landrieu under attack for filibuster vote

A conservative group says it's spending six figures over the next two weeks to run a TV commercial in Louisiana that criticizes Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu over her support of Presidential Barack Obama's judicial nominees.

Bidding for Jesse Owens' 1936 gold medal tops $200,000

It is one of the most important medals in Olympics history. In 1936 Jesse Owens won it and three others at the Berlin Games, spoiling Adolf Hitler's planned showcase of Aryan superiority.

Montana judge defends former teacher's one-month sentence for rape of teen

A Montana judge is defending his decision to sentence a former teacher to 31 days in jail for raping a 14-year-old student.

Drag racing called possible factor in 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker's death

Drag racing may have been involved in the fiery crash that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker on Saturday, an investigator said Monday.

New York train derails; 'gravel came flying up,' survivor says

Even though the train was careening around a curve, Amanda Swanson felt the wreck in slow motion.

Administration says to expect higher November enrollment

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- November insurance plan enrollment on the federal HealthCare.gov website is expected to be higher than the previous month's numbers, the Obama administration said Monday.