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Shirley Temple, the curly haired child star who sang, danced and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died at 85.
Legal wrangling over who should keep the hundreds of billions of dollars in profits generated by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is heating up, and investors increasingly are betting the government will end up the loser.
Most employers won't face a fine next year if they fail to offer workers health insurance, the Obama administration said, in the latest big delay of the health-law rollout.
A panel of federal judges gave California a temporary reprieve on a mandate to ease prison overcrowding, allowing the state two more years to shed nearly 6,000 prisoners.
For the first time, federal prosecutors are building criminal cases against those who allegedly help distribute pirated versions of thousands of apps for Google's Android operating system, which is used in mobile phones.
French President François Hollande arrived in Washington on a visit aimed at deepening cooperation with the U.S. and smoothing past points of disagreement that have created friction between the two countries.
Same-sex couples, gay-rights advocates and a new federal agency are pushing states to take a closer look at auto-insurance discounts given to married heterosexual couples but not gay ones.
American biathletes are finding that it isn't easy getting their equipment—in this case a .22-caliber rifle—around the Olympics due to the strict rules in Russia.
Washington Bureau Chief Gerald F. Seib looks at the tough slog for Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Kay Hagan of North Carolina and Michelle Nunn of Georgia to hold or win Democratic Senate seats.