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Obama authorizes 'targeted airstrikes' in Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday he'd authorized targeted airstrikes in Iraq to protect American personnel.

Obama authorizes 'targeted airstrikes' in Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday he'd authorized targeted airstrikes in Iraq to protect American personnel.

Got medical debt? Your FICO credit score may go up

If you have loads of medical debt in collections, you could see your credit score go up soon.

Report: 'Big Bang Theory' stars sign deal

"Big Bang Theory" fans can breathe a sigh of relief.

Open carry kid's book a sensation

A children's book about gun rights has benefited from an unexpected boost in sales after it became the subject of a mocking segment on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week.

Tourist reportedly crashes drone into Yellowstone National Park's largest hot spring

Authorities at Yellowstone National Park are investigating reports that a tourist crashed a drone into the Grand Prismatic Spring, the park's largest hot spring, on Saturday.

Teacher shows up drunk, without pants at first day of school

A new school teacher is missing her first week on the job after police say she showed up drunk to school. Lorie Hill was arrested Monday, the first day back at school for teachers at Wagoner High School in Oklahoma.

New poll: Many Americans pessimistic about economy

A new poll suggests many Americans have a grim outlook on the economy, despite a recent string of positive economic news. 71-percent of those surveyed in the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll say the U.S.

President Obama to sign VA reform bill today, Thursday

The issue of health care for millions of veterans comes back to the forefront today (Thursday) in Washington DC.  President Obama is expected to sign the bill that would completely re-vamp the VA.

Dish Network's Internet clients may get cable

It's hard to get those pesky mobile Millennials to watch TV, but Dish Network thinks it knows how to do it -- just call it the Internet.

Wi-Fi flaw gives up your password

Some popular home Wi-Fi routers use dumb computer chips that let hackers steal your password with a single try.

Open carry kid's book a sensation

A children's book about gun rights has benefited from an unexpected boost in sales after it became the subject of a mocking segment on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week.

Drunk teacher passes out in classroom first week on the job

A new school teacher is missing her first week on the job after police said she showed up drunk to school. Lorie Hill was arrested Monday, the first day back at school for teachers at Wagoner High School in Oklahoma.

VIDEO: 'Apparently' this is the cutest kid...ever

This is one interview that will just brighten your day!

Host of massive rave: 'Worth it' despite drug overdoses

It was a lot quieter Sunday night outside James Taylor's Mecosta County home than it was just hours before. Taylor, 20, calls the farm house that's been in the family for 100 years his party house.