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World's Biggest Cruise Ship Sets Sail From Finland

The world's largest cruise liner on Friday began its maiden voyage to Florida, gliding out from a shipyard in Finland with an amphitheater, basketball courts and an ice rink on board.

Critics Say Photos of Kim Jong Il Really Of a Look-Alike

A number of analysts are convinced that photos released of North Korea's leader Kim Jon Il are not really of the dear leader — but rather a strikingly good look-alike.

Fox News Poll: Americans Take Congress to Task

If members of Congress were up for a job review right now — instead of a year from now — the ranks of the unemployed would swell to an even higher level.

Search for Survivors of Collision Between Chopper, Plane

The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy were searching early Friday for as many as nine people off the Southern California coast following a collision between a Coast Guard plane and a Marine Corps helicopter, officials said.

Passports Linked to 9/11 Found in Pakistan

Soldiers battling their way into a Taliban stronghold along the Afghan border seized passports that may be linked to 9/11 suspects, as they confront an enemy skilled in operating in a mountainous terrain with endless ways to wage a guerrilla war.

Fox News Communicates With Pirates Holding Brits Hostage

Fox News communicated via satellite phone with one of the pirates holding the British couple hostage on a cargo ship off the coast of Somalia on Thursday.

FAA Slow to Alert Military of Wayward Plane

The Federal Aviation Administration violated its own rules by taking more than 40 minutes to alert the military after losing communication with a Northwest Airlines flight last week, according to officials.

Radical Islamic Group Leader Killed in FBI Raid

Federal authorities say a leader of what they describe as a nationwide radical fundamentalist Sunni Islam group has been fatally shot during an FBI raid in the Detroit area.

Obama Signs Defense Bill With Hate Crime Measure

President signs $680B bill that includes controversial measure adding coverage of gays to hate crimes law