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Presidential approval index rating at -18

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 24% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President.

Obama gives self B+

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama, in remarks aired late Sunday, awarded himself a B plus for his first 11 months in office, stressing in an interview with talk show queen Oprah Winfrey that there was still muc

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PROVIDENCE—Rhode Island State Police said they’ve arrested 14 people for prostitution-related crimes since a new law went into effect that banned indoor prostitution, including a man who plays the New England Patrio

Ailing boy acts as Santa Clause to sick children

ORLANDO - In the basement of his home in Orland Park, 13-year-old Ray Vanco stands smiling among a veritable mountain of gift-wrapped presents: toy trucks, stuffed animals, board games, electronic keyboards and acti

Tiger quitting golf?

UNDATED - Is Tiger Woods willing to give up golf to save his marriage?

Miley's surprises 'new' and old song choice

UNDATED - First Miley Cyrus strapped on an acoustic guitar in her video for her power ballad "The Climb"—a song that indicated she might be attempting to take a new, less poppy direction with her music and be

Massive iceberg headed towards Australia

SYDNEY – Australian authorities Friday issued a shipping alert over a gigantic iceberg that is gradually approaching the country's southwest coast.

New Russian missile failure sparks UFO frenzy

MOSCOW – Russia's new nuclear-capable missile suffered another failed test launch, the defence ministry said Thursday, solving the mystery of a spectacular plume of white light that appeared over Norway.

Tiger Woods' texts reveal tortured affair

UNDATED - Tiger Woods is hanging himself with his own words.

China: Population control key to global warming

COPENHAGEN: Population and climate change are intertwined but the population issue has remained a blind spot when countries discuss ways to mitigate climate change and slow down global warming, according to Zhao Bai