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US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands at the end of a press conference in Geneva on September 14, 2013 after they met for talks on Syria's chemical weapons. Washington and Moscow have agreed a deal to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons, Kerry said after talks with Lavrov.   (LARRY DOWNING/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Deal With Russia On Syria Chemical Weapons Averts Military Strike

An agreement announced early Saturday by Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called for Syria to eliminate all its chemical weapons by the middle of next year or face U.N. penalties.

09/14/2013

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U.S. Tops Mexico 2-0, Clinches World Cup Berth

The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, getting second-half goals from Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan on Tuesday night for the now traditional 2-0 home qualifying win over Mexico.

09/10/2013

A sold sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Home Prices Rise 10.5 Percent In Biggest Gain Since 2006

A survey shows U.S. home prices rose 10.5 percent in March compared with a year ago, the biggest gain since March 2006.

05/07/2013

Libyan civilians help an unconscious man, identified by eyewitnesses as U.S. ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, at the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi in the early hours of September 12, 2012, following an overnight attack on the building. (AFP/GettyImages)

Libyan Government Slowing Benghazi Investigation Officials Say

U.S. counter-terrorism officials say the search for suspects in the death of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in Libya on Sept. 11 is being slowed by uncooperative or less-than-capable local law enforcement in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia.

12/13/2012