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Icahn, Blackstone make buyout bids for Dell

Dell said that it has received two additional buyout bids from investor groups led by Carl Icahn and Blackstone Group, and that both bids have the potential to top the offer by founder Michael Dell to take the computer maker private.

Bloomberg: Nanny-in-chief or health crusader?

New York City's billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg can get pretty much whatever he wants, whenever he wants. Yet the item at the top of his wish list doesn't usually carry a price tag.

Baby's death marks 2nd time Georgia mom loses a son to violence

The fatal shooting of a 13-month-old boy in his stroller marked the second time mother Sherry West lost a son to violence, she said Saturday. Her 18-year-old son was stabbed to death in 2008 in New Jersey, she told CNN.

Spring, where art thou? This snow's 'a little bit of a buzz kill'

Wait a minute, didn't spring start last week? Apparently not. Folks in parts of a dozen states from Missouri to New Jersey and down to North Carolina and Tennessee are getting an ugly start to their work week.

Republicans see shift in party ahead of same-sex marriage arguments

Republicans on Sunday described cracks appearing in their party's long-held opposition to same-sex marriage, an issue set to gain renewed attention when the Supreme Court hears arguments on its legality this week.

No post-Sandy reopening in sight for Ellis Island

The National Park Service announced that there is no projected reopening date for New York's iconic Ellis Island due to extensive damage it sustained during Superstorm Sandy last October.

From Mousketeer to megastar: The rise of Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake is an Entertainer. That's JT, with a capital "E": Everyman, Everything and Everywhere right now.

Another Earth called a 'certainty'

Sara Seager is a professor of physics and planetary science at MIT. She works on exoplanets, which orbit stars other than the sun.

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Obama tours Petra on last stop of Middle East tour

U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up his trip to the Middle East on Saturday with a walking tour of the ancient city of Petra in Jordan.