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Clinton's future 'as good as her past,' docs say

Doctors say Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is on her way to a full recovery after a blood clot was found in her head on Sunday night.

FTC offers $50,000 in contest to end robocalls

The Federal Trade Commission is currently running a contest to find a solution to block pesky robocalls on landlines and cell phones.

Meteor shower will light up night sky for just a few hours

Skywatchers will be setting their alarm clocks for the early morning hours Thursday when the annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks.

Pennsylvania to sue NCAA over Penn State sanctions

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House staves off fiscal cliff, but more money squabbles lie ahead

After exhaustive negotiations that strained the country's patience, the House approved a bill to avert the dreaded fiscal cliff, staving off widespread tax increases and deep spending cuts.

No leaks from grounded drill rig off Alaska, Coast Guard says

Coast Guard aircraft have found no sign of a spill from a Royal Dutch Shell oil drilling barge that ran aground off a southern Alaska island during a fierce winter storm, authorities reported Tuesday.

Doctors urged to join gun debate

The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14 has compelled the editors of the medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine to call on other physicians to become active participants in the discussion about

Three more fiscal cliffs loom

Think the fiscal cliff is causing uncertainty and holding back the economy? How about three more cliff-like deadlines over the next three months?

It's up to the House: fiscal cliff faces Republican-controlled territory

If a Senate deal to avert the fiscal cliff becomes law, all but a sliver of the U.S.

Shooting at New Year's Eve fireworks show kill 2 in California

A shooting at a New Year's Eve fireworks show in Sacramento, California, where thousands had gathered, killed two people and wounded at least three others, police said.