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U.S. to Karzai: Reduce Corruption or Else

Obama reportedly gives ultimatum to Afghan president to sideline his brother, reduce corruption or risk U.S. support

Obama Dealt a Blow asDems Fall Short in Races

Election of Republican governors in Va., N.J. could mean trouble for Obama, who carried both states in 2008

Ohio Rapist Charged With Murder; More Bodies Found

Ohio police charged a convicted sexual predator with 5 counts aggravated murder hours after four more bodies were taken from his backyard and a skull removed from the man's basement.

'Ramifications' for 2010?

White House downplays closely watched gubernatorial races, but shows an interest in N.Y. congressional race

Governor Treen remembered at memorial

BATON ROUGE — Hundreds turned out for a memorial service yesterday at the state capitol to remember former Louisiana Governor David Treen. Friends and relatives of the late governor called him a statesman and a very important part of lo

H1N1 Vaccine at Gitmo?

Pentagon says Guantanamo Bay detainees will be receiving the H1N1 vaccine despite White House claim that the vaccine is not 'on the way' to naval base

Glimpse into battle over GOP's future

UNDATED — Governor’s races today in Virginia and New Jersey have been anticipated as barometers of next year’s midterm congressional elections. A U.S. House race in upstate New York may prove more meaningful.

Bomb Disposal Hero Killed Days Before Afghan Leave

A British Army explosives specialist who became a legend by risking his life to defuse more than 60 Taliban roadside bombs was killed in Afghanistan during his final mission before he took leave, the Times of London reported Tuesday.

Digital Images Released of Missing Madeleine McCann

British police have released new age-enhanced pictures of Madeleine McCann as part of a fresh appeal for information.

Abortion Clinic Director Quits After Watching Procedure

The former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in southeast Texas says she had a "change of heart" after watching an abortion last month — and she quit her job and joined a pro-life group in praying outside the facility.