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The fractious debate over a possible nuclear deal with Iran escalated on Monday as 47 Republican senators warned Iran about making an agreement with President Obama , and the White House accused them of undercutting foreign policy. In a rare direct congressional intervention...
Just about everybody has one raging narcissist to deal with, sooner or later -- on the job, in social situations or (God forbid) in the home. How did he get this way, we wonder? What was his childhood like? For what appears to be the first time, researchers have taken a stab at...
The number of people who own guns has declined dramatically since 1975, but overall sales are increasing, as a shrinking number of owners purchase ever more guns. The number of Americans living in a household with at least one firearm is at the lowest level recorded, according...
Like any besotted grandmother, Anne-Marie Casson can barely conceal her glee as she bounces her eight-month-old grandson Miles on her knee. As her 27-year-old son Kyle — the baby's father — fetches drinks from the kitchen of his two- bedroom flat in Doncaster, Anne-Marie is...
Charges have been filed against a man who fatally shot a dog at a Clear Lake dog park back in January. Two-year-old Diesel, a Staffordshire bull terrier, was shot and killed January at a dog park. Joseph Potts, 26, is charged with one count of cruelty to non-livestock animal...
The three biggest companies that collect and disseminate credit information on more than 200 million Americans will change the way they handle errors and list unpaid medical bills as part of the broadest industry overhaul in more than a decade. Under an agreement announced...
Hillary Clinton’s exclusive use of private email as secretary of state is testing relations between her emerging campaign and the Obama White House, and their responses could set the tone for how the two Democratic Party powerhouses interact during the next 20 months. The...
The Austin school board Monday will signal how far it plans to go in assessing how equitably it treats students from affluent and poor neighborhoods. The discussion is prompted by threats of legal action by the Texas Civil Rights Project, though some board members say this kind...
(CNN) A Michigan woman lost her Planet Fitness membership over the "inappropriate" manner in which she complained about a transgender woman in the locker room, a gym spokeswoman said. Yvette Cormier's membership was not canceled for simply raising the issue, "as we welcome all...