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Edwards admits he fathered videographer's child

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards finally admitted Thursday he fathered a child during an affair before his second White House bid, dropping long-standing denials just ahead of a book by a former

Jay-Z's charitable surprise

MTV Networks' "Hope for Haiti" telethon (airing Friday with George Clooney as host) is becoming a huge global event with more and more celebrities signing on to perform or present from over the world.

Dems' Massachusetts loss clouds Pelosi's future

Washington - — If the late Edward Kennedy's Massachusetts Senate seat isn't safe for Democrats, is Nancy Pelosi's speakership of the House safe?

AT&T and Verizon battle for customers

Verizon and AT&T, the two largest cell phone carriers in the U.S. are gearing up for a price war over cell phone service fees.

Watchdog group raises concern about dead voters on Massachusetts rolls

BOSTSON - A conservative watchdog group on Tuesday blasted the Massachusetts secretary of state for dismissing concerns about the thousands of dead voters potentially on the rolls as living voters head to the polls

Waco officials making Valley Mills Drive safer

WACO - Waco planning officials say they hope to build pedestrian friendly medians extending the entire length of Valley Mills Drive. It is part of a 15 item road project list presented by the Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization. The median

Chrysler to recall 24,177 vehicles on brake issue

Chrysler Group LLC will recall 24,177 vehicles due to a potential defect in a brake system that could result in sudden brake failure, the automaker said in a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administr

Democrats face loss of Kennedy seat, health care vote

MASSACHUSETTES - Democrats face the possibility of losing their most iconic U.S.

More and more states on budget brink

California is hurtling into the budgetary abyss — and it's not alone.

Man arrested after airport Twitter joke

An air passenger was arrested under the Terrorism Act and held in a police cell for seven hours after joking on Twitter he would blow an airport 'sky high' if his flight was delayed.