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Is China's Politburo spoiling for a showdown with America?

China has succumbed to hubris. It has mistaken the soft diplomacy of Barack Obama for weakness, mistaken the US credit crisis for decline, and mistaken its own mercantilist bubble for ascendancy.

Edwards Mistress Dishes in Sexy Tell-All

In bombshell GQ interview, Rielle Hunter spills details of how she fell in lust with the ex-presidential contender

Official: Pentagon probing alleged spy operation

WASHINGTON – A Defense Department official is under investigation for allegedly hiring private contractors to gather intelligence on suspected insurgents in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a U.S. official said Monday.

Runaway Prius the New 'Balloon Boy'?

Government says it cannot find anything to explain the reported incident of sudden, high-speed acceleration

Dem Headcounter: VotesNot There on Health Care

While the White House aims to have health bill passed this week, top House Dem has a reality check for Obama

Yemen Launches Airstrike on Al Qaeda Hideout

Yemen's embassy in Washington says its nation's air force launched an airstrike on an al Qaeda hideout ahead of a likely terror attack.

Family Sacrifices for USS Eisenhower Naval Officer

Military families make tremendous sacrifices to defend U.S. freedoms.

Taliban: Kandahar Bombings a 'Warning' to NATO

Deadly bomb attacks in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar were a warning to NATO's top general that the Taliban are ready for a coming offensive in their heartland, the insurgents said Sunday.

Guns From High-Profile Shootings Had Same Origin

Two guns used in high-profile shootings this year at the Pentagon and a Las Vegas courthouse both came from the same unlikely place: the police and court system of Memphis, Tenn.

Family: American Linked to Terror Plot Brainwashed Son

The 6-year-old son of a Colorado nursing student who ran off to Europe to join a terrorist murder cell was brainwashed into a hate-filled Islamic fundamentalist zombie, his family said Saturday, The New York Post reported.