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New Ford car automatically obeys speed limits

Ford says it has the answer for speed demons who can't keep their gas pedals off the metal: A car that reads speed limit signs and automatically slows down.

You're about to get a new credit card ... and it's an epic failure

A huge, $33 billion upgrade is coming to the American credit card system this year. But it looks like a dud.

Federal workers owe the IRS $3.5 billion

They work for the government, but they haven't paid their taxes on time. Federal workers and retirees owe the IRS $3.5 billion, according to data released Tuesday.

Send your texts 25 years into the future

Imagine getting a voicemail from your grandmother years after her death. Or, on your 18th birthday, a video of your dad rocking you to sleep as a baby.

Amy's Kitchen recalls products that could contain listeria

Amy's Kitchen Inc. says it's recalling nearly 74,000 cases of its products that could contain listeria.

Ohio may legalize pot this year

Ohio has taken a step closer to becoming the fifth state to legalize marijuana. A group is gathering signatures to amend the state's constitution so that Ohioans can legally consume marijuana for medical and recreational use.

Utah to allow firing squads for executions

Utah's governor signed a bill Monday that brings back firing squads as a potential way to execute some death row prisoners.

367 House lawmakers warn Obama on Iran

A veto-proof, bipartisan majority of House lawmakers have signed an open letter to President Barack Obama warning him that any nuclear deal with Iran will effectively require congressional approval for implementation.

E-cigarettes: Helping smokers quit, or fueling a new addiction?

It's a portable piece of technology providing seemingly bottomless access to a drug craved by more than 1 billion people worldwide -- nicotine.

Airport machete attack suspect dies

The man who attacked a security area at the New Orleans airport with a machete and wasp spray also had a bag of Molotov cocktails and a car containing smoke bombs and gas cylinders, authorities said.