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Report: North Korea launches fourth short-range missile

North Korea fired a short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to South Korea's semiofficial news agency Yonhap, citing a South Korean military official.

White House aims to spend 10% of its time on controversies

With the White House slashing its way through the recent brush of controversy, the president is putting out the message that he's focused on the economy as the administration enters another week of hearings on Capitol Hill.

90 year old graduates with fourth degree

Getting a four year college degree wasn't nearly enough for one California man and neither was graduate school. In fact, this man now has a variety of college degrees.

Dispatcher: 50 injured after car plows into parade-goers in Virginia

As many as 50 people were injured Saturday afternoon after a car plowed into parade-goers in Damascus, Virginia, a police dispatcher told CNN.

Got THE ticket for tonight's big Powerball drawing?

Two dollars and a dream. That's all it took for Mammie Hicks to plunk down money at a Riverside, Missouri, convenience store for a chance at Saturday's record $600 million multistate Powerball jackpot.

Where student loans are delinquent

The average college graduate from the Class of 2013 has about $35,000 in student loan and credit card debt. If they live in certain states, they might not have to pay back those loans.

'Traumatic day': Residents return to tornado-devastated neighborhood

Scores of people stood outside a north Texas church Saturday morning, waiting to be escorted to their neighborhood for the first time since tornadoes devastated it three days earlier.

Federal workers under fire

The Internal Revenue Service scandal couldn't have come at a worse time for the nation's 2 million federal workers, who are desperate to end furloughs and get their first raise in three years.

Cloning stem cells: What does it mean?

A human embryo, containing about a couple hundred cells, is smaller than the period at the end of a sentence.

Teens protest Abercrombie and Fitch

Abercrombie and Fitch is now facing new fury over their lack of plus size clothing.