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Protesters Urge Action on Climate Change at Summit

The thousands of protesters in Copenhagen demand more aid from the U.S., stronger commitment from President Obama to combat global warming

Climate Talks Advance in Copenhagen Amid Protests

Environment ministers from around the world were arriving in Copenhagen Saturday to ramp up pressure on climate negotiators.

Pakistan PM Says South Waziristan Offensive Is Over

The Pakistani army has finished its offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan, but may soon pursue militants in another part of the lawless tribal belt along the Afghan border, the prime minister said Saturday.

Arrests Raise Fears of American Jihad

The surge in alleged terror cases has raised concerns among counterterrorism officials.


PROVIDENCE—Rhode Island State Police said they’ve arrested 14 people for prostitution-related crimes since a new law went into effect that banned indoor prostitution, including a man who plays the New England Patrio

Top Al Qaeda Operative Killed in Pakistan Identified

A senior U.S. counterterrorism official has confirmed the identity of a top Al Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan on Friday.

Ailing boy acts as Santa Clause to sick children

ORLANDO - In the basement of his home in Orland Park, 13-year-old Ray Vanco stands smiling among a veritable mountain of gift-wrapped presents: toy trucks, stuffed animals, board games, electronic keyboards and acti

Tiger quitting golf?

UNDATED - Is Tiger Woods willing to give up golf to save his marriage?

House Passes Wall StreetRegulatory Overhaul

Year after Wall Street crisis plunged U.S. into recession, House passes ambitious financial regulation restructuring

GOP Pushes to Ice Debt Hike

House Republicans try to derail Dem efforts to lift national debt limit to nearly $2T, but acknowledge it may be too late