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Man arrested after airport Twitter joke

An air passenger was arrested under the Terrorism Act and held in a police cell for seven hours after joking on Twitter he would blow an airport 'sky high' if his flight was delayed.

4 Adults, 1 Child Found Dead in Texas Home

Authorities working to determine what spurred a flurry of gunshots that left five people dead in southeast Texas are questioning a 20-year-old man who lived with the victims in the isolated house surrounded by pasture land.

Dems look at bypassing Senate health care vote

BOSTON - A panicky White House and Democratic allies scrambled Sunday for a plan to salvage their hard-fought health care package in case a Republican wins Tuesday's Senate race in Massachusetts, which would enable

Haiti violence hampers earthquake relief

HAITI — Violence in Haiti is hampering the assistance of earthquake victims as the U.S., the United Nations and aid groups work to deliver supplies to victims of the earthquake that ravaged the Western Hemisph

EU nations pledge $575 million for Haiti aid

BRUSSELS – European Union nations pledged over euro400 million ($575 million) Monday to help quake survivors and rebuilding efforts in Haiti after last week's massive earthquake.

Haitians Pray, Cry for Help in the Ruins

Prayers of thanksgiving and cries for help rose from Haiti's huddled homeless Sunday, the sixth day of an epic humanitarian crisis that was straining the world's ability to respond and igniting flare-ups of violence amid the rubble of Port-au-Prince.

U.S. Official: Violence in Haiti Hindering Aid

Some incidents of violence in Haiti have hindered rescue workers trying to help earthquake victims, a top official leading the U.S. government's relief efforts said Sunday.

Haitians Pray, Cry for Help After Earthquake

Prayers of thanksgiving and cries for help rose from Haiti's huddled homeless Sunday, the sixth day of an epic humanitarian crisis that was straining the world's ability to respond and igniting flare-ups of violence amid the rubble of Port-au-Prince.

Filmmaker: Movie About Balloon Boy's Dad Could Clear Him

Once Richard Heene admitted in court that he wrongly sent authorities on a wild goose chase across Colorado to save the son he thought was aloft in a runaway balloon, friends and supporters seemed to take off just about as fast as that balloon.

Chicago Bears Defensive End Gaines Adams Dies

Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died Sunday morning from cardiac arrest due to an enlarged heart, the Greenwood County coroner's office told Fox News.