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Keystone XL bill heads to Obama, veto expected

WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama will have 10 days to issue a veto on a bill authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline once it hits his desk, now that the House has passed a final version, 270-152.

"60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon dies

(CNN) — "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon died Wednesday in a car accident in New York City, CBS News reported. He was 73. Simon's career in news spanned some 50 years and earned him countless awards.

Bobbi Kristina Brown case: What we know (and don't know)

Three years ago today, singer Whitney Houston was found dead In a bathtub at a Los Angeles-area hotel.

Obama ISIS fight request sent to Congress

President Barack Obama on Wednesday made the case for Congress to formally authorize the use of military force in the war against ISIS, declaring that congressional passage of the measure makes the U.S.

Chapel Hill shooting: When is a crime a 'hate crime?'

The cries from family members and shocked Muslims are clear: Call it what it is, a hate crime.

The 300 missing lottery millionaires

Odds are that there will be a million-dollar winner in this week's Powerball lottery who will never know they won.

Obama criticizes Staples; Staples responds he doesn't 'have all the facts'

President Obama directly criticized Staples over a recent report that says it threatened to fire part-time workers in order to avoid providing them health insurance.

As Alabama's same-sex couples say, 'I do,' some judges say, 'I don't'

The first day of same-sex marriage turned out to be a mixed bag for Alabama.

An Apple Watch may help keep the doctor away

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — Apple's new watch may give new meaning to: An Apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Brian Williams suspended for 6 months

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — Brian Williams has been suspended for six months without pay following revelations that he exaggerated tales from an Iraq War mission in 2003.