Five Brightest Planets Will Line Up Like a String of Pearls

Five bright planets -- Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Jupiter -- will be visible just before sunrise beginning Jan. 20. The planetary spectacle is expected to last for the next month -- and the best part is, people hoping to get a look at the cosmic occurrence can enjoy it with the naked eye.

Cruz supporters seek true conservative… but with moderation

Ted Cruz says he is the first true conservative running for president since Ronald Reagan - and that will carry him to the Republican nomination come July.

Lawyers say ‘affluenza’ teen may have been taken to Mexico against his will

Lawyers for Ethan Couch say they're investigating whether the 18-year-old fled to Mexico, or was taken there against his will.
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Supreme Court sets election-year clash on immigration

The Supreme Court has agreed to an election-year review of President Barack Obama's executive orders to allow up to 5 million immigrants to "come out of the shadows" and work legally in the United States.

Feds eye wide array of possible threats to Super Bowl 50

The realm of possible threats to Super Bowl 50 next month is wide and diverse, though not particularly new, according to federal officials.

Levinson family: We feel ‘betrayed’ by White House

The family of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who disappeared while on assignment for the U.S. government in Iran in 2007, said they feel “devastated” and “betrayed” by the Obama White House.

9/11 first responders slam Trump for not backing their health care funding

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has repeatedly invoked New York City’s response to the Sept. 11 terror attacks after Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said he represented “New York values.”

Father of slain journalist a ‘mess’ after losing second child

The heartbroken father of a U.S. journalist who was killed last week while on vacation in Belize has spoken out about his grief, saying he’s “a mess.”

Bush calls for overhaul of nation’s education system

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is rolling out a broad education reform plan that would shift power and money to states and local school districts, and away from the federal government.

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