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N.Y. School Sued for Disbanding Christian Student Club

A 'Christ-centered' legal group has filed a federal lawsuit against a high school in New York, accusing it of religious discrimination after it disbanded a student Christian club while leaving dozens of other clubs active.

SeaWorld Stands by Killer Whale

Two days after a killer whale grabbed the pony tail of his trainer and dragged her into the tank, causing her to drown, SeaWorld officials affirmed the giant orca would not be punished.

Top US Marine rejects Obama plan to repeal gay ban

The head of the US Marines said on Thursday he opposed ending the ban on gays serving openly in the military, the first top officer to break openly with President Barack Obama over the issue.

Teacher Killed at Tacoma, Wash., Elementary School

A man shot and killed a special education teacher as she walked into her Tacoma, Wash., school Friday, shortly before students began arriving for school.

23,000 now expected to lose jobs after shuttle retirement

VIERA — The local economic forecast tied to President Barack Obama's proposed NASA budget keeps growing bleaker.

Teammate says Ohno will retire after Vancouver Games end

VANCOUVER - Apolo Anton Ohno has kept information on his post-Vancouver future closer to his chest than any of his Winter Olympic medals, but finally it appears his golden career is about to end.

Petra sets record, sells diamond for $35 million

LONDON – Petra Diamonds sold a 507-carat diamond for $35.3 million on Friday, breaking a record as the highest price ever paid for a rough diamond.

N.Y. Man Killed During Return to Haitian Homeland

Officials believe Jowel Vieux is the first casualty of an American involved in Haitian relief efforts, FoxNews.com has learned exclusively

Dems Prepare to Go 'Nuclear'

With their political fortunes at stake, Democrats signal they will muscle health care through without the GOP

Ethics Panel Finds Rangel in the Wrong

Embattled House Ways and Means Committee Chairman will be admonished for allowing corporation to pay for trips