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Running account of the day's development in Libya
The hometown of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi fell today as the last vestige of control for the man once hailed as the "king of kings of Africa" came to an end. And officials in the transitional government say Gadhafi, who has been in hiding since rebels seized control of Tripoli, was captured or killed.
Steve Jobs in 2005: Death is life's 'change agent' (VIDEO)
Following the news of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs' death, the video and text from a speech he gave at Stanford University several years ago are making the rounds on the Internet.
- SLIDESHOW: 10 states with highest poverty rates The country’s overall poverty rate increased in 2010 to its highest level since 1993, according to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week. So which states are among the nation's poorest?
- SLIDESHOW: 10 states where you can make a better living In a tough job market and down economy, you'll want to make the most of your paycheck as possible. These states make it easier to earn a better living.
Perry: No stimulus program if he's president
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry said Monday there would be no need for a stimulus program if he's elected president because his economic plan will "get America working again."
- SLIDESHOW: Irene batters Northeast with winds, flooding Tropical Storm Irene battered New England over the weekend with high winds and torrential rains, knocking down trees and power lines and causing flooding of homes and businesses. Here is a collection of photos from upstate New York and Massachusetts.
- SLIDESHOW: 10 biggest earthquakes in eastern U.S. Earthquakes are rare on the eastern side of the country, but a handful of stronger quakes have made their mark on history. Here’s a breakdown of 10 of the largest to hit the eastern half of America, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Residents feel ground move from Va. earthquake
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City, including Marion County.
S&P downgrades US credit rating
Republicans and Democrats quickly doled out blame to each other for the first-ever downgrade in the nation's sterling credit rating, an expected but unsettling move that further clouds prospects for the recovery of the fragile U.S. economy.
The back and forth came after Standard & Poor's, one of the world's three major credit rating agencies, cited "difficulties in bridging the gulf between political parties" as a major reason for the downgrade from U.S.'s top shelf AAA status to AA+.......
CDC: 1 death, 76 illnesses linked to ground turkey
Federal officials say one person has died from salmonella poisoning that appears to be linked to eating ground turkey, but the government is still investigating who produced the meat and has not initiated a recall.
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