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In Hard Economic Times, U.N. Hires More Staff

By the time it’s over, Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon should have easily improved on his longstanding record as the biggest-spending U.N. secretary-general in history, by a respectable margin

Report: Captured Taliban No. 2 'Singing Like a Male Canary'

The former operations chief and second in command of the Afghan Taliban has been "singing like a male canary" since his arrest last month in Karachi, Pakistan, counterintelligence officials said Wednesday.

Mexico's Slim Becomes 'World's Richest' Person

Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim is the world's richest person, jumping past Americans Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to become the first person from a developing nation to top the list, according to Forbes magazine.

Dems Turn to 'Talking Points'

White House tells House Democrats exactly what to say to sell the idea of health care reform, before it's even finalized

Who Needs a Baseball Season?

The first game is weeks away, but a N.J. mathematician claims he already knows who will be in postseason

Mexico’s Slim tops the list of world’s richest

Carlos Slim Helu takes No. 1 spot on Forbes World's Billionaires list as a record 164 10-figure titans return to the ranking amid the global economic recovery.

Health Bill Already Doomed?

EXCLUSIVE: Fox News confirms seven House Dems who supported reform last year will oppose Senate bill because it lifts ban on federal funding for abortions

U.N. to Probe Climate Panel

Independent scientific panel to review U.N. climate change panel's 'procedures and practices' — and management — in apparent slap at its embattled chief | FULL COVERAGE

Jamie Jungers wins Tiger Woods mistress beauty pageant

Jamie Jungers won the Tiger Woods Mistress Beauty Pageant on the "Howard Stern Show" this morning.

Chief Exorcist Says 'Devil at Work' Inside Vatican

Sex abuse scandals in the Roman Catholic Church are proof that that "the Devil is at work inside the Vatican", according to the Holy See's chief exorcist.