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Catholic Church Revises Constitution to Attract Anglicans

The Roman Catholic Church today moved to attract thousands of traditional Anglicans who are outraged by a growing acceptance of gays and women priests and bishops.

Vietnam Veterans Honored Nearly 40 Years Later

For Army Capt. John Poindexter, who was among a group of 86 Vietnam veterans who received the Presidential Unit Citation for heroism Tuesday, the ceremony marked an 'opportunity to close a chapter' in his life.

Fla. Police Search for Girl, 7, Who Vanished After School

Florida officials have expanded their search for a 7-year-old girl who vanished while walking home from school Monday afternoon.

Controversial Imam to Join Jesse Jackson at Muslim Banquet

A radical New York imam who was once investigated as a possible co-conspirator in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center will be a featured speaker — along with the Rev.

Afghan Election Commission Orders Nov. 7 Runoff

The Obama administration expects Afghan President Hamid Karzai to concede Tuesday that he fell short of the 50 percent vote share in August's election that he needed to win outright.

Lawyer Says Arrest Expected in UConn Stabbing

A Hartford lawyer says police have told him his client will be arrested in the stabbing death of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard.

Ex-Government Scientist Arrested on Espionage Charges

Justice Department says 52-year-old Stewart David Nozette of Chevy Chase was charged in a criminal complaint with attempting to communicate, deliver and transmit classified information to an individual he believed to be an Israeli intelligence office

USDA Confirms H1N1 in Minnesota Pigs

Hospitals around the country are turning away visiting children and tightening restrictions on adults, too, in hopes of limiting the spread of the H1N1 flu in the hallways.

Iran Won't Halt Enrichment Even If It Gets Fuel

Iran's state-run Press TV cited unnamed officials in Tehran as saying the Islamic Republic was looking to hold on to its low-enriched uranium and buying what it needed for the Tehran reactor abroad.

Panel Voids Thousands of Ballots from Afghan Election

A U.N.-backed panel ruled Monday that thousands of ballots counted in Afghanistan's disputed Aug. 20 presidential election were fraudulent, in a ruling expected to force a runoff.