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Mark Cuban insider trading trial set to start

The Securities and Exchange Commission's civil suit charging entrepreneur Mark Cuban with insider trading is set to get started in Dallas on Monday, nearly five years after the agency first brought charges.

No survivors after plane hits hangar at Santa Monica Airport

A business jet crashed into a hangar at the Santa Monica Airport on Sunday. No one survived the crash and subsequent fire, but authorities did not immediately determine how many were on board.

NSA mines Facebook for connections, including Americans' profiles

In addition to phone records and email logs, the National Security Agency uses Facebook and other social media profiles to create maps of social connections -- including those of American citizens.

Nissan Infiniti, Mazda6 recalled in U.S.

Automakers Nissan and Mazda have announced separate recalls that total nearly 260,000 cars.

Key report on jobs at risk in shutdown

The closely-watched monthly jobs report set for release on Friday could be delayed if the federal government shuts down.

Late night crash kills one impaired, unrestrained driver

A Louisiana man is dead after a car crash in Red River Parish. It happened late Friday night at 11:45 on Louisiana Highway 1 just south of U.S. Highway 84.

National Coffee Day deals

How about some free coffee? Sunday is National Coffee Day and some of your favorite places are participating. You can get a free cup at Dunkin Donuts if you download their smart phone application.

Sen. Paul wants to reconcile in conference committee

Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday proposed an alternative way to avert a government shutdown, saying the two chambers of Congress should go to conference on the short-term spending bill at the center of the current stalemate.

Confederate flag raising is causing controversy in a small Virginia town

A newly-raised confederate battle flag is waving over Interstate 95 near Richmond, Virginia.

Clinton says Obama needs to call the GOP's 'bluff'

Former President Bill Clinton, who sat in the Oval Office during the last government shutdown, supports President Barack Obama's refusal to negotiate with congressional Republicans and argues he should call their "bluff" as the go