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Hospitalized Cheney 'feeling good,' source says

Washington - Former Vice President Dick Cheney was "feeling good" a day after being hospitalized with chest pains, a source who spoke to Cheney said Tuesday.

McChrystal Apologizes to Afghans for Civilian Deaths

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan took his apology for a weekend airstrike that killed civilians directly to the Afghan people Tuesday

Officials: Natalee Holloway Suspect's Confession 'Fantasy'

Joran van der Sloot, the main suspect in the 2005 disappearance of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba, has made a second confession, according to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.

1,000-Mile Commute for GM Some Employees

In the early dawn, after another week building cars, Michael Hanley leaves his job in Kansas. He quickly zips into Missouri, then heads up a ribbon of highway past grain silos and grazing deer, across the frozen fields of Iowa

Outsmarting Terrorism

Attorney General Holder says U.S. is at war against a very dangerous, intelligent and adaptable enemy

Democratic Jobs Bill Advances

Bipartisan jobs bill clears Republican filbuster with critical momentum from Senate's newest GOP member

Enemy Harder Than Expected

Mullen says progress in Afghanistan is 'slower than anticipated' because Taliban are putting up a tough fight

New credit card rules in place

A new federal credit-card law that takes effect Monday could erase billions of dollars a year in fees and interest charges paid by consumers.

ACORN 'dissolved as a national structure'

The embattled liberal group ACORN is in the process of dissolving its national structure, with state and local-chapters splitting off from the underfunded, controversial national group, an official close to the grou