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Obamacare hits enrollment goal with 7.1 million sign-ups, President says

A last-minute enrollment surge enabled the White House to meet its original sign-up target for the Affordable Care Act, a surprising victory for the Obama administration after a rocky rollout of the program that has become a political hot potat

Body found in D.C. park is suspected abductor of Relisha Rudd, 8, police say

The body found in a Washington, D.C., park is that of a man who was suspected of abducting an 8-year-old girl, police said Tuesday.

Cutting it close: Pa. man survives accident that put chainsaw into his neck

The calendar said March, but Monday clearly was Valentine's day -- James Valentine, to be specific -- when the 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and shoulder,

Obama takes minimum wage pitch to Michigan

DETROIT, Michigan (CNN) -- Having declared his signature health care initiative a success -- at least for now -- President Barack Obama heads to Michigan Wednesday to advance another top domestic priority, raising the federal minimum wage.

Website issues on Obamacare enrollment deadline day

It was a brief but fleeting reminder of the messy roll-out of the Obamacare website.

'These are our people': Residents unite to help Washington landslide victims

DARRINGTON, Washington (CNN) -- Elaine Young looks up as a helicopter hovers above a mountain of splintered trees and ice-cold, gelatinous mud, the remnants of a massive landslide that wiped out her once idyllic neighborhood. In the distance, she

Magnitude-5.1 earthquake rattles Los Angeles area

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake struck the Los Angeles area Friday night, jolting nearby communities and breaking water mains in some neighborhoods.

Documents show regulator first proposed GM probe in 2007

A federal regulator considered opening an investigation as early as 2007 into apparently faulty General Motors cars that weren't recalled until earlier this year.

Smartphone app causing concern with law enforcement

There's a smartphone app that can help people suspected of driving drunk. It was created by an Iowa law firm. But some law enforcement officers are skeptical of the app's intent.

Take a tour of the 'doomsday Disneyland'

 Guardian Centers may be a place to practice how to respond to a disaster, but that doesn't mean real danger is nonexistent.