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Amid deficit crisis, White House hosts country music jamboree

Gracie Ferrell
Contributor
Alison Krauss and Buddy Miller perform at the Americana Music Association awards show on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Joe Howell)

WASHINGTON -- Forget the super committee and the threat of another U.S. credit rating downgrade. The White House is getting a ‘lil bit country.

Netherlands looks to expand euthanasia grounds to include lonely, poor

2:08 PM 11/15/2011

Mississippi is not alone in the modern debate over the sanctity of life. More than 4,000 miles away, the Netherlands is caught up in its own controversy over a proposal from the Dutch Medical Association (KNMG) to expand the definition of who may qualify for assisted suicide -- including for the first time such nonmedical factors as loneliness and financial struggles.

Turtles that look like Mitch McConnell [SLIDESHOW]

11:18 PM 11/08/2011

Don't you hate that awkward moment when you turn on CSPAN-2 and you can't tell if you're watching the Senate minority leader or a sea turtle? We know the feeling.

Opulent homes of ‘the 99 percent’ [SLIDESHOW]

12:26 AM 11/02/2011

Representatives of “the 99 percent” have been camping out in lower Manhattan to protest economic inequality since late September, but the riches on display at some of their home addresses clearly came from "1 percent" families.

Cain sings ‘Impossible Dream’ to adoring throng at Tenn. campaign stop [AUDIO]

3:58 PM 10/15/2011

JACKSON, Tenn. -- While most GOP candidates are blazing through Iowa, South Carolina and New Hampshire, Herman Cain followed his roots back to West Tennessee on Friday.

USDA school-food proposal gets under spud industry’s skin

12:38 AM 10/07/2011

French fries may soon be bullied out of school cafeterias if the government gets its way, but Big Tater isn’t backing down.

Pastors to IRS: Come and get us

12:57 PM 09/30/2011

Fully knowing that they will be breaking the law and possibly leaving their churches in financial shambles, between 400 and 500 pastors will sermonize on Sunday about political candidates — even endorsing them from the pulpit. And the Internal Revenue Service will be watching.

Job-loss sympathy cards soften the blow of unemployment

12:26 AM 09/28/2011

With layoffs continuing across the country and the national unemployment rate hovering over 9 percent, Hallmark has designed a line of unique sympathy cards to help well-wishers commiserate with the recently pink-slipped, according to a CNN report.