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Decline in smoking rates could increase deaths from lung cancer

More people may die from undiagnosed lung cancer because they don't qualify for low-dose CT scans, according to a study by Mayo Clinic researchers.

14 things Obama might veto next

When President Barack Obama rejected a bill approving the Keystone pipeline Tuesday, he opened a new era of governing -- one where vetoes are a lot more common.

Jury finds Eddie Ray Routh guilty in 'American Sniper' case

No one disputes that Eddie Ray Routh shot and killed Chris Kyle and another man. But his attorneys wanted to convince a jury he wasn't sane when he did so.

8 tax audit red flags

Budget cuts at the IRS may mean fewer audits this year. But that doesn't mean everyone will get away scot-free. While chances are low that your return will be targeted by the IRS, why put yourself at risk at all?

Apple ordered to pay $533 million in iTunes patent lawsuit

A Texas jury ordered Apple to pay $533 million for improperly using another company's patented technology in iTunes.

Lawsuit says Purina food harms dogs; company denies allegations

Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has "resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs," a lawsuit says.

Groan with the wind: The South gets hit with another winter storm

A few weeks ago, metro Atlanta's resident groundhog, Gen. Beauregard Lee, was the toast of the town when he predicted an early spring for the South.

Stock markets around the world break records

Pat yourself on the back if you had money in the stock market today.

FEMA head outlines what exactly will happen if DHS shuts down

If the Department of Homeland Security funding runs out Friday, a large majority of the department's staff and operations will continue, prompting some lawmakers to downplay the potential impact of a shutdown.

Obama rejects Keystone XL bill

President Barack Obama, exercising his veto power for the first time in five years, rejected on Tuesday a measure green-lighting the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.