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Iraq's parliament elected a new prime minister and cabinet officials on Monday but it's unclear whether the changes will help counter the Islamist militants who have taken over much of the country.
The founder of the popular Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, S. Truett Cathy, died on Monday at the age of 93. Cathy was as well-known for his chicken sandwich as for his Christian values.
The Toronto International Film Festival, the largest film festival in North America, is in full swing. Movie critic Bob Mondello and Monkey See blogger Linda Holmes talk about some of the highlights so far.
Lisa Schlager of Chevy Chase, Md., demonstrates outside of the Supreme Court...
Genetic tests are recommended for women with a family history of breast cancer. One researcher says all women should be screened, but others say there's not enough evidence that they are at risk.
Opponents of Michigan fish farms say there is no room for them in the lakes ...
This summer, Michigan's aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over whether the Great Lakes are an appropriate place for fish farming.
Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor is fighting for his seat in a state that's grow...
Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor is running one of the closest Senate races in the country. Arkansas has grown more Republican, but he hopes to win a third term on his reputation as a down-the-middle guy.