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Holocaust Museum Shooter Dies in Prison Hospital

The 89-year-old man charged with a deadly shooting at Washington's Holocaust museum died Wednesday in a prison hospital, authorities said.

Phantom zip codes also found in Virginia

VIRGINIA - As much as $9.5 million in federal stimulus dollars went to 14 zip codes in Virginia that don’t exist or are in other states, Old Dominion Watchdog (

Obama promised televised C-SPAN health care discussion during campaign

President Obama vows to have health care discussion covered by C-SPAN.

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan — American missiles, presumably fired by remotely piloted drones, struck twice Wednesday in North Waziristan, the tribal region that is a stronghold of Qaeda and Taliban militants.

Lottery Winner Disappears; Sheriff Fears Foul Play

A truck driver's assistant who won $16.9 million in the Florida lottery in 2006 is feared dead after not being seen by friends or relatives since April.

Florida's Governor Signs Emergency Order to Deal With Cold Weather

MIAMI — Florida's governor has signed an emergency order to deal with the cold weather threatening the state's crops.

Winter of 2009-2010 could be worst in 25 years

UNDATED - Nearly the entire eastern half of the United States is enduring bitterly cold temperatures not experienced since 1985.

Yemeni Forces Reportedly Surround Al Qaeda Compound

Yemeni security forces on Wednesday reportedly surrounded the compound of regional Al Qaeda leader Mohammed Ahmed al-Hanaq north of the capital of San'a.

CIA Bomber Provided Intel to Strike Al Qaeda

The suspected Jordanian double agent who killed seven CIA officers in Afghanistan was thrown into jail by Jordanian intelligence to coerce him to track down Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader, Mideast counterterrorism officials said Tuesday.

South Chilled by Arctic Winds, Record Snow in East

Bitter cold and snow sweeping into the eastern U.S left part of New England under record snowfall and hit Southerners with subfreezing temperatures that farmers fear could destroy strawberries and other crops.