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Rest-stop pizza chain Sbarro files for bankruptcy

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The Sbarro pizza restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy court protection Monday, less than three weeks after it was forced to close more than 40% of its U.S. locations.

Furloughed workers hit the bars around DC

4:37 PM 10/01/2013

On one side of Capitol Hill, lawmakers are bickering over the budget.

Economists push for Yellen as Fed Chair

10:51 AM 09/11/2013

More than 300 economists have signed a letter urging President Obama to nominate Janet Yellen as the next Federal Reserve Chair.

Microsoft announces Nokia purchase

4:58 PM 09/03/2013

Microsoft announced late Monday night that it will buy Nokia's mobile phone business--a momentous deal that pits Microsoft squarely against Apple and Google in the hotly contested smartphone arena.

Is Amanda Knox about to go back to prison in Italy?

3:42 AM 08/25/2013

American Amanda Knox will not return to Italy for a retrial in the 2007 death of her British roommate, a spokesman for the Knox family said.

The American hero who calmly talked down a school shooter on Tuesday

2:28 AM 08/22/2013

A man slips behind someone else into a packed elementary school with AK-47 type weapon. He goes into the office and shoots at the ground, then darts between there and outside to fire at approaching police.

These two lesbians racked up $380,000 in student loans

10:14 AM 07/03/2013

Heather (on the right) got her masters degree from Delphi University in environmental studies in 2010 after an undergraduate degree in anthropology from a private college in New York. She works as an environmental scientist and still owes $80,000 for her entire college education.

Turkey: now worse than Syria?

12:40 PM 06/03/2013

As far as travel warnings go, this seems a little rich.

Russian lawmaker’s body found in barrel of cement

3:34 PM 02/19/2013

(CNN) -- A Russian lawmaker found stuffed in a barrel of cement last week may have been killed over unpaid debts, investigators said on Monday.

Update: judge rules against Lehigh student who got a C+ and sued for $1.3 million

11:58 PM 02/14/2013

A Northampton County, Pennsylvania, judge ruled Thursday against a former Lehigh University graduate student who sued to have her C-plus grade raised and for $1.3 million in damages.

North Korea says new nuclear test will be part of fight against U.S.

11:16 AM 01/24/2013

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- North Korea said Thursday that it plans to carry out a new nuclear test and more long-range rocket launches, all of which it said are a part of a new phase of confrontation with the United States.

Obama decides to nominate John Kerry as secretary of state, source says

5:11 AM 12/16/2012

President Obama has decided to nominate Sen. John Kerry to be the next secretary of state and could make a formal announcement as early as next week, a Democrat who spoke to Kerry told CNN Saturday.

George Zimmerman sues NBC for editing phone call to police

6:48 PM 12/06/2012

George Zimmerman, charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old Florida boy, sued NBC Universal on Thursday for using "the oldest form of yellow journalism" by editing an audio tape of his 911 call to make him sound racist, the lawsuit said.

Marijuana advocates hope to rise from ‘prohibition’

2:11 AM 12/02/2012

Turn on a television show or open a magazine in the United States today and you're bound to see someone with a drink in hand -- something unthinkable nearly a century ago.

Boehner: Obamacare on the table for fiscal cliff talks

10:28 PM 11/21/2012

As congressional leaders and President Barack Obama search for common ground to tame the national debt as the weeks dwindle down to end of the year, House Speaker John Boehner said the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare, must be included in deficit negotiations.