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Attacks Demonstrate Taliban Resurgence in Pakistan

A week of terror strikes across Pakistan, capped by a stunning assault on army headquarters, show the Taliban have rebounded and appear determined to shake the nation's resolve as the military plans for an offensive against the group's stronghold.

Census Workers Request Team Visits After Death

The manager of a part-time census taker who died under mysterious circumstances in southeastern Kentucky says other workers are requesting to visit houses in teams rather than alone.

Is Columbus Day Sailing Off the Calendar?

The tradition of honoring Christopher Columbus for sailing the ocean blue in 1492 is facing rougher seas than the NiƱa, Pinta and Santa Maria.

Victim in 'Top Shape' Before Sweat Lodge Death

A 38-year-old New York woman who died after sitting in a sauna-like sweat lodge during a spiritual cleansing ceremony in an Arizona resort was an avid surfer and hiker who was "in top shape," took self-improvement seriously and had a passion for art,

CDC Official Downplays H1N1 Vaccine Risks

A top U.S. health official says the risks from not getting the H1N1 vaccine are greater than any potential risks associated with the vaccine.

Did Weapons Fail U.S. Troops During Afghanistan Assault?

In the chaos of an early morning assault on a remote U.S. outpost in eastern Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Erich Phillips' M4 carbine quit firing as militant forces surrounded the base.

NYC Terror Suspect's Friend: Muslims Are 'So, So Nervous'

A friend of accused New York City terror plot suspect Najibullah Zazi and others urged authorities Saturday to stop targeting the Muslim community in their probe of the alleged Al Qaeda-linked bomb plan.

Dramatic Video Shows Tsunami Hitting FBI Office

The dramatic video released Friday was taken on the morning of Sept. 29 from a stationary security camera at the FBI office in Pago Pago

Militants Hold Hostages After Storming Pakistan Army HQ

Heavily armed militants were holding up to 15 soldiers hostage inside Pakistan's army headquarters after they stormed the complex in an assault on the heart of the nuclear-armed country's most powerful institution.

Scientists: HIV Study Results May Have Been a Fluke

Researchers from the U.S. Army and Thailand announced last month they had found the first vaccine that provided some protection against HIV. But a second analysis of the study suggests the results may have been a fluke, according to scientists.