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Senate easily votes Ash Carter to be Defense Secretary

WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate easily confirmed Ashton Carter, a former number two at the Pentagon, to be the new Secretary of Defense. The vote was 93 to 5.

A third of Americans use alternative medicine

About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor's office. That's according to two new studies from the National Institutes of Health.

Auto insurers accused of pushing cheap and sometimes dangerous repairs

Car repair shops say auto insurance companies are coercing them to use cheap parts and sometimes dangerous practices to fix vehicles involved in accidents.

Ohio school bus driver takes selfie with beer behind the wheel

SHARONVILLE, OH (WXIX) — A shocking selfie has a 'First Student' bus driver in serious trouble.

You'll pay a lot more to see the doctor with Obamacare

Obamacare enrollees have to shell out a lot more to see the doctor or get medications than their peers with job-based health insurance.

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.