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Man arrested in Federal Reserve terror plot

Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old man who they say was planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in lower Manhattan, officials said Wednesday.

Poll: Obama, Romney tied in New Hampshire

A poll released Monday indicates Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are tied in the battleground state of New Hampshire.

John King: Stakes enormous in second debate between Obama and Romney

The expectations are very different for Obama vs. Romney, Round 2. And the stakes are enormous.

Dog treat recall, possible salmonella contamination

Dog owners listen up. One brand of dog treat is being voluntarily recalled because it could be contaminated with salmonella.

Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Jobless claims fall to four-year low

Claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to their lowest level in more than four years, but the drop was due mostly to a technical issue.

Palin-nice or Ryan-tough: How Biden may shift his debate style

In the fall of 2008, as Sen. Joe Biden pondered the delicate task of debating Gov. Sarah Palin, his debate team honchos circulated an internal preparation memo.

Biden strategy against Ryan: 'You ever seen me rope-a-dope?'

Vice President Joe Biden indicated he expects to go toe-to-toe with his rival, Rep. Paul Ryan, during Thursday's only vice presidential debate in Kentucky.

Romney lowers expectations for Ryan-Biden debate

During an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, GOP nominee Mitt Romney suggested his running mate, Paul Ryan is an inexperienced debater.

Stakes get higher in upcoming Biden-Ryan debate

A former senator vs. a congressman. A Catholic vs. a Catholic. A policy wonk vs. an experienced speaker. The elements are in place for an interesting debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan.