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President Bill Clinton: 'I think America will have some very good choices for president'

Former President Bill Clinton may have stoked more speculation about his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and her potential run for president.

McCain: 'I don't understand' threats to block gun bill debate

Sen. John McCain said Sunday that he opposes the thought of filibustering a debate over gun legislation that will probably be brought to the Senate floor this week, despite threats of such action by fellow Republican senators.

Former Obama team member pushes White House to reject pipeline

Bill Burton spent the greater part of the past two years working to get President Barack Obama re-elected.

Philly fire captain dies near anniversary of fire deaths

Just days before Philadelphia was set to honor the deaths of two firefighters, a veteran Philadelphia fire captain died from falling through the third floor of a fabric store.

Slain in squad car, W.Va. sheriff laid to rest Sunday

A West Virginia lawman known for cracking down on drugs will be buried Sunday. Walter E. "Eugene" Crum was gunned down while eating lunch in his squad car on Wednesday.

Seoul believes North Korea may test missile this week

South Korea's government said Sunday that it believes North Korea may test a missile about April 10, citing as an indicator Pyongyang's push for workers to leave the Kaesong Industrial Complex by then.

Obama adviser: President won't propose 'Romney economic plan'

If the White House and Congress ultimately reach a deal on a budget, it won't look anything like Mitt Romney's plan, according to White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer.

U.S. gas prices down 32 cents from 2012 peak

A year ago at this time, U.S. gasoline prices averaged $3.97 a gallon. It was the highest average in all of 2012. But it's a much different story this year, as prices continue to fall.

Zap! 'Star Trek' Phaser rifle once toted by Capt. Kirk auctioned for $231,000

Capt. James T. Kirk always cut a formidable figure as commander of the starship USS Enterprise. It helped, too, to have some powerful toys -- like a one-of-a-kind Phaser rifle.

U.S. diplomat died 'doing what she loved' in Afghanistan

Anne Smedinghoff lived inside a heavily secured compound. But the public diplomacy officer for the U.S. Embassy in Kabul was always pushing to get out.