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Fort Hood Shooting Leads To Tighter Gun Restrictions

Secretary Gates signs off on new policy regulating how privately owned guns can be carried on military bases

Tea Party 'Blueprint' Drafted

Thousands descend on the nation's Capitol for tax day protests as activists offer up new 'Contract From America'

Obama's 'Like It or Not'Remark Stirs GOP Uproar

Remark suggesting the U.S. is burdened by its military might draws stern rebuke from all-too-familiar ex-foe

Conflicting reports emerge about Russia suspending adoptions

MOSCOW – A Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday that adoptions of Russian children by U.S. families had been suspended, although other Russian and U.S. officials disputed this.

Euro Flights Grounded

Ash clouds from Iceland volcano cancel hundreds of flights into and out of major European airports | VIDEO

Should Your Money Be Spent on This?

TAX WEEK: In Day 4 of our series, we take a look at how much you're contributing to costly government programs

Russia Suspends All Adoptions to U.S.

Announcement comes after a Tenn. woman sent her 7-year-old adopted son back to Moscow on a plane alone

Should Your Money Be Spent on This?

TAX WEEK: In Day 4 of our series, we take a look at how much you're contributing to costly government programs

GOP: Negotiate or Else ...

Republicans may threaten to block action on financial overhaul unless Dems decide to reopen negotiations

'Horrific' Health Law Targeted

Former N.Y. Gov. Pataki announces creation of national organization that will work to repeal health law| VIDEO