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Bloomberg demands gun action from Obama and Romney

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an outspoken advocate of stricter gun-control laws, said in a radio interview Friday the two candidates for president needed to take a firmer line in addressing gun violence.

Hogs feel drought's pinch

For Rachel and Dan Berdo and their four young children, hogs are everything. They're the source of nearly all of the family's income.

Obama cancels second campaign stop in wake of Colorado shooting

President Barack Obama's campaign said Friday it was canceling the second of two campaign events following a deadly shooting at a movie theater in Colorado. He will address the shooting at a first event at 11:20 a.m.

12 dead, 38 wounded in Colorado movie theatre shooting

Law enforcement officers have found "items of interest" in the apartment of the suspect in the Colorado movie theater mass shooting Friday, a federal law enforcement source involved in the investigation says.

Gas prices start to head higher

Gasoline prices have risen 10 cents a gallon in the last two weeks, following a rise in oil prices spurred by increasing tensions with Iran, an easing of the crisis in Europe, and hopes for more stimulus from central banks.

'Cougar' dating billboard draws controversy

Cougars finally have a place to turn to meet younger men, and apparently it's the Sunset Strip.

Chick-fil-A's marriage stance causing a social storm

The fact that Chick-fil-A is a company that espouses Christian values is no secret. The fact that its 1,600 fast food chicken restaurants across the country are closed on Sundays has long been testament to that.

George W. Bush: Presidential afterlife is 'awesome'

George W. Bush says the "afterlife" of his Presidency has been, simply put, "awesome."

Rush Limbaugh on Bane, Bain and 'Dark Knight Rises'

An early trailer for "The Dark Knight Rises" highlights a plot point that references a timely societal issue: a tension between the haves and the have-nots.

How can Yahoo be saved?

In the wake of Google alum Marissa Mayer's surprise hiring as CEO, variations of the same question are popping up again and again: What can be done to turn once-mighty Yahoo around?