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Panetta: Cyber threat is pre 9/11 moment

The United States must beef up its cyber defenses or suffer as it did on September 11, 2001 for failing to see the warning signs ahead of that devastating terrorist attack, the Secretary of Defense told a group of business leaders in New York T

Who won Thursday's debate? Martha Raddatz

At times it seemed as if Martha Raddatz, who moderated Thursday's vice presidential debate, was the third debater.

Nelly arrested after agents seize drugs, gun off his tour bus

Ziplock bags of heroin, more than 10 lbs. of marijuana and a .45 calibur pistol were seized from Nelly's tour bus Wednesday evening, the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office said.

Jobless claims fall to four-year low

Claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to their lowest level in more than four years, but the drop was due mostly to a technical issue.

Florida college: More than 200,000 students' data breached

Authorities are investigating a computer breach at a Florida college that involves data on more than 200,000 students across the state as well as some of the university's top employees, the school announced Wednesday.

Letters by Sandusky, wife blame everyone else

When all was said and done, Jerry and Dottie Sandusky did not ask the judge for mercy. They did not try to extol Jerry's virtues, list good deeds or express regret.

Fort Hood suspect's beard focus of another hearing

Attorneys will argue again Thursday about whether accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan can be forcibly shaved so that his stalled court-martial can proceed.

Colder winter will increase heating costs

Heating costs are likely to significantly rise this winter, due primarily to much colder weather rather than higher prices, according to a government report released Wednesday.

Led Zeppelin not reuniting anytime soon, but fans can catch band at the movies

This week's New York premiere of Led Zeppelin's forthcoming concert film, "Celebration Day," may have brought out both fans and rock stars, including Mick Jones, Stevie Nicks and Paul Stanley of Kiss, but beyond the 2007 reuni

EBay unveils major redesign and same-day delivery service

EBay is pulling its old clunky site into the modern age with a major redesign and new features inspired by its younger, buzzier tech rivals.