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'Murdered by Muslim Terrorists' Phrase Sparks Controversy

Peter Gadiel wants everyone to remember his son, who died on 9/11, but he also wants people to remember how he died: "Murdered by Muslim terrorists."

Blasts in Southern Afghanistan Kill Eight U.S. Troops

Eight American troops were killed in multiple bomb attacks Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, making October the deadliest month of the war for U.S. forces since it began in 2001.

Grand jury to decide officers fate

BOSSIER CITY — A grand jury will decide next month to exonerate or charge a Bossier City police officer Kary Szyska with murder. A police report states officer Syska shot Scott Gray, 42, during a fist fight between Gray and Sergeant Todd Hyl

NASA Ares 1-X Rocket Launch Delayed Until 10:50 AM

NASA's Ares 1-X rocket sits on a launch pad at Kennedy Space Center. Weather conditions may hold up the launch

Al Qaeda Linked Group Claims Baghdad Attacks

Al Qaeda's umbrella group in Iraq claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings in the heart of Baghdad that killed at least 155 people, including 24 children trapped in a bus leaving a day care center.

Ares 1-X Rocket Launch Preview

NASA's brand-new rocket, the vehicle planned to launch astronauts spaceward after the space shuttles are retired, is poised to make its first-ever test flight Tuesday

Cross-Like T-Shirt Design at Penn State Sparks Controversy

A cross-like design on T-shirts designed to stoke school spirit at Penn State University has some critics seeing red.

Iraq Tightens Baghdad Security After Bloody Explosions

Iraqi security forces blocked streets around the capital Monday and carried out intense searches at checkpoints a day after two truck bombs exploded, killing 155 people in one of Baghdad's safest areas.

Autopsy Planned for Top Madoff Investor Found Dead in Pool

An autopsy was planned for a man accused of making more than $7 billion off the investment schemes of jailed financial manager Bernard Madoff.

FDA Allows Use of Experimental Antiviral Drug to Treat H1N1

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is allowing the use of an experimental antiviral drug to treat severe cases of H1N1 or swine flu.