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First four contestants eliminated on “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE”

On the first So You Think You Can Dance performance and results show, the ten couples performed again with brand-new routines.

Get ready to pay sales tax on Amazon

Attention Amazon shoppers: Be prepared to pay more when you purchase goods, depending on where you live.

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.

Study: Physical inactivity causes 1 in 10 deaths worldwide

Physical inactivity causes 1 in 10 deaths worldwide, according to a series of studies released in British medical journal The Lancet, putting it on par with the dangers of smoking and obesity.

Tea Party backs Marco Rubio for vice-president

Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer announced today the results of the nationwide survey of Tea Party Express supporters that showed Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio the favorite vice-presidential candidate.

Needles found in sandwiches, Delta says; FBI to investigate

The FBI says it has launched an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles in four turkey sandwiches on separate Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States.

Police: Alabama bar shooting suspect in custody

The suspect in an early morning shooting at a bar in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is in custody, Tuscaloosa police Sgt. Brent Blankley said Tuesday. Blankley said the police would disclose more details at a 2 p.m. ET news conference.

9/11 family group decries banning politicians from commemoration

A small group of 9/11 victims' families is contesting the 9/11 memorial's decision to bar politicians from speaking at this year's commemoration ceremony on the anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks.

'7 Habits' author Stephen Covey dead at 79

Author Stephen Covey, whose "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" sold more than 20 million copies, died Monday at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said. He was 79.

U.S. Navy ship fires at small boat, kills one in Persian Gulf

A U.S. military supply ship fired Monday at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, apparently killing one person on board, two U.S. officials said.