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Oil Slick Expanding

Gulf of Mexico oil spill grows tremendously as rough seas thwart cleanup effort, could reach Atlantic Ocean. | MAP

Obama to Visit Oil Spill Zone

President to head to Gulf Coast Sunday in effort to contain massive oil spill on track for devastation | MAP

U.S. Shifts Mideast Arms Tack

Washington, Egypt discuss plan to rid region of nuclear weapons, in effort to steal Iran's thunder at U.N. summit

Deadly Tornadoes Strike Arkansas

URGENT: Authorities say 3 people are confirmed dead, and another 25 injured, as twisters rip through state

Ariz. Gov: Profiling 'Won't Be Tolerated'

Brewer signs immigration follow-up bill that makes a number of changes that she says should quell concerns

Was Oil Rig Blast Criminal?

Federal official says it's too early to know cause of devastating Gulf Coast oil spill, but 'everything will be examined' | MAP

Palin E-Mail Hacker Convicted

A jury in Tennessee convicts man who hacked Sarah Palin's e-mail account on two of four charges

U.S. Silent When IranGot U.N. Women's Post

As outrage builds over Iran's selection to U.N. women's rights panel, official says U.S. was powerless to do anything because Iran faced no competition

U.S. Launching Air AssaultAgainst Monster Oil Slick

Defense Secretary Gates OKs use of C-130 aircraft to fight Gulf oil spill as State of Emergency is declared in Florida

Ariz. House OKs Ethnic Studies Ban

After new law on illegal immigrants, Arizona Legislature sends governor bill to ban ethnic studies programs