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Gold plunges to two-year low

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Gold plunged to its lowest level in over two years Monday as a global sell-off in commodities gave new impetus to last week's rout in the precious metal. Monday's broad decline was sparked by slowing growth in China.

Fired Florida officer defends use of 'Trayvon Martin' targets

The Florida police sergeant fired for possessing shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin defended himself Sunday and said the targets were meant to be used as training aids for "no-shoot" situations.

Jenna Bush Hager gives birth to baby girl

Former first couple George W. and Laura Bush said Sunday they were "elated" at the news their daughter Jenna had given birth to a daughter.

McCain backs gun compromise; co-author says Senate support an 'open question'

A bipartisan deal to expand background checks on gun sales got a key conservative endorsement on Sunday, but one of its co-authors said Senate approval remained an "open question."

Police: Hugh Jackman stalked by woman with electric razor

Hugh Jackman got a bit more of a workout this weekend than he bargained for.

Oklahoma man under fire for license plate that says "F CANCER"

An Oklahoma man is under fire for his license plate that says "F CANCER." But he says that the F in "F CANCER" stands for fight.

Triggers vital for path to citizenship, Rubio says

A bipartisan bill revamping America's immigration system, set to be unveiled later this week, will contain three policy steps that must be taken before undocumented workers currently in the United States are allowed to apply for legal statu

Florida police sergeant fired for having Trayvon Martin shooting targets

A Florida police sergeant was fired for possessing several so-called Trayvon Martin shooting targets, authorities said Saturday.

Police: Student shot 2 women at Virginia community college before being subdued

An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus inside a western Virginia mall Friday, walked in and opened fire -- wounding two women -- before authorities subdued him.

Detainees, U.S. guards clash at Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo Bay detainees wielding "improvised weapons" clashed Saturday with guards, an episode that occurred amid simmering tensions at the U.S. military base.