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Tax bill packed with goodies for business

The massive new tax bill signed into law by President Barack Obama is filled with all kinds of holiday stocking stuffers for businesses: tax...

Joe Biden predicts gay marriage will win acceptance

Vice President Joe Biden is predicting that the evolution in thinking that will permit gays to soon serve openly in the military eventually will...

The great Cuban egg bust

A Cuban-American father and daughter face a possible jail term or hefty fines after their attempt to bring 72 unhatched pigeon eggs from Cuba...

Do teens screw around less in a bad economy?

The U.S. teen birth rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in almost 70 years of record-keeping — a decline that stunned experts...

Jihadist issues Christmas Day threat

A "jihadist" in an audiotaped threat said fireworks displays will set off terrorist bombs in countries celebrating Christmas, the SITE monitoring group said. The...

Health care celebration? Celebrate what?

It was the ultimate Christmas Eve present for Barack Obama. Around 7 a.m. one year ago today, every Democratic senator in office - 60...

Treasury Department cleared U.S. business with Iran

The Treasury Department has granted nearly 10,000 special licenses to American companies over the past decade so they could sell some types of products...

Ousted gays hope to return to military service

Joseph Rocha reported being cruelly hazed by Navy colleagues. Katherine Miller resigned from West Point halfway through, weary of concealing her sexual orientation. David...

How did a lame duck Congress become the Energizer Bunny?

This is the story of a "lame duck" Congress that wasn't. Shaken by a historic election in which angry voters canceled Democratic control of the...

Obama signs end to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

President Barack Obama signed a new law Wednesday that will allow gays for the first time in history to serve openly in America's military....