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Harry Reid defends 'domestic terrorists' comments

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator

Can the Klan rebrand?

Pointy hats, white robes, crosses burning, bodies hanging from trees.

A year later, Boston Marathon runners race again

One year after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, as competitors stood shoulder to shoulder at the start, the race announcer shouted to them, "Take back that finish line!" Lee Ann Yanni told CNN before the race kicked off that she planned to race

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs after packaging problem

Kraft is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because packaging labels were incorrect, federal officials said Sunday. The Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners packages may have contained cheese dogs, officials said, but the packaging doesn't advise consumer

Did boy, 16, hitch ride from California to Hawaii in plane's landing gear?

The first sign something was off was when the ground crew at Kahului Airport in Maui noticed a boy wandering the tarmac, dazed and confused. The story he told officials was even more incredible.

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Wieners

Kraft Foods Group, Inc., a Columbia, Mo., establishment is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages.

A year later, Boston Marathon runners race again

One year after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners are again tacking on the 26.2-mile challenge Monday.

Will GOP's focus on Obamacare pay off in 2014 midterms?

Nonpartisan political handicapper Stuart Rothenberg said Sunday it's hard to imagine Republicans can run entirely on a platform against Obamacare from now until the November midterm elections.

Tabby named Puddy Cat and its owner defrauded of $450,000, prosecutors say

A once fat cat is now almost broke, literally. Not the Wall Street-type, but the four-legged, furry variety.

Possible drone strike in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants

A suspected drone strike killed at least four al Qaeda militants Sunday in Yemen, officials said. The attack took place in the southern province of Abyan, two senior defense ministry officials told CNN.