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Romney tax plan: Two big unknowns

The nature of campaigning is to make promises. The nature of governing makes it hard to keep all those promises. And so do unforeseen events, like recessions.

National chicken cacciatore day

Catch this food holiday while you can - October 15 is National Chicken Cacciatore Day!

Space Shuttle Endeavour rolls into new home as crowds cheer

The space shuttle Endeavour's journey of 123 million miles ended Sunday afternoon when it rolled into its final resting place at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where it will go on public display later this month.

Bloomberg taps fortune to back Maryland's gay marriage vote

New York City's billionaire three-term mayor has tapped into his personal fortune to further the cause of same-sex marriage, donating $250,000 to support the issue in Maryland where voters will get the chance to weigh in at the ballot box c

Chuck Yeager retraces history in the sky, breaking the speed of sound -- again

Chuck Yeager retraced history on Sunday -- 65 years to the minute -- as the first test pilot to break the sound barrier, taking to the skies once again to fly faster than the speed of sound.

Debate aftermath: Romney hammers Biden on Libya remark

Mitt Romney led fresh Republican attacks on Friday over Vice President Joe Biden's debate remark about security concerns at the U.S.

Former Armstrong aide speaks as fallout from doping probe continues

A former assistant to Lance Armstrong and his cycling team who first told her tale of the team's alleged doping abuses nearly a decade ago says her goal has never been to bring the legendary cyclist down.

Colorado theater shooting suspect faces new charges

A Colorado judge has approved 14 more attempted murder charges against the man accused of killing 12 people at a theater in July.

Endeavour makes its final move

The space shuttle Endeavour is being moved to the California Science Center Friday, its final resting place.

Lance Armstrong's legacy may withstand accusations

The 84 million bright yellow wristbands distributed by Lance Armstrong's cancer charity have become a well-known symbol of strength and perseverance against adversity. "LIVESTRONG," they urge.