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Runaway Prius the New 'Balloon Boy'?

Government says it cannot find anything to explain the reported incident of sudden, high-speed acceleration

Dem Headcounter: VotesNot There on Health Care

While the White House aims to have health bill passed this week, top House Dem has a reality check for Obama

Yemen Launches Airstrike on Al Qaeda Hideout

Yemen's embassy in Washington says its nation's air force launched an airstrike on an al Qaeda hideout ahead of a likely terror attack.

Family Sacrifices for USS Eisenhower Naval Officer

Military families make tremendous sacrifices to defend U.S. freedoms.

Taliban: Kandahar Bombings a 'Warning' to NATO

Deadly bomb attacks in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar were a warning to NATO's top general that the Taliban are ready for a coming offensive in their heartland, the insurgents said Sunday.

Guns From High-Profile Shootings Had Same Origin

Two guns used in high-profile shootings this year at the Pentagon and a Las Vegas courthouse both came from the same unlikely place: the police and court system of Memphis, Tenn.

Family: American Linked to Terror Plot Brainwashed Son

The 6-year-old son of a Colorado nursing student who ran off to Europe to join a terrorist murder cell was brainwashed into a hate-filled Islamic fundamentalist zombie, his family said Saturday, The New York Post reported.

Iran Says it Broke Up U.S.-Backed Cyber War Networks

A judiciary statement says the networks were set up by Iranian opposition groups, including the armed People's Mujahedeen, and that 30 of their members were arrested.

Housing Still Elusive in Haiti Ahead of Torrential Rains

Trash and sewage are piling up at the squalid tent camps that hundreds of thousands have called home since Haiti's devastating earthquake — and with torrential rains expected any day, authorities are not even close to providing the shelters they prom