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Lawyer in Landrieu phone case wants quick resolution

NEW ORLEANS - An attorney for one of the four men accused in the Senator Landrieu phone tampering scheme is trying to resolve the issue quickly. The lawyer says he has met with federal prosecutors, but would not say whether those talks involved a

DeGeneres is a rising star in daytime

Executives at Warner Brothers have long believed that Ellen DeGeneres is the heir apparent to Oprah Winfrey in daytime TV.

U.S., Afghan and NATO Forces Begin Afgahn Offensive

Roughly 15,000 American, Afghan and NATO forces began an assault late Friday on the Taliban in the central Helmand town of Marjah in what senior military commanders are calling the largest operation since the start of Afghanistan war.

Luge crash death overshadows Games big day

VANCOUVER - Nodar Kumaritashvili, a 21-year-old Georgian luger, died after a horrifying crash in training Friday, casting a pall over the Winter Olympics hours before the Games were to be declared open.

9/11 Trial Battle Heats Up

President to lobby Congress for funding for civilian trials of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, four alleged co-conspirators, as AG suggests he's open to tribunals• Afghan Elders Beg NATO for Protection From

1 Republican, 11 Dems: Bipartisan?

Speaker Pelosi leads 12-member 'bipartisan' delegation to Haiti, with one Republican and 11 Democrats

Regulators hired by Toyota helped halt investigations

UNDATED - Former regulators hired by Toyota Motor Corp. helped end at least four U.S.

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The agency said in a statement the test took place at 8:44 p.m. PST (11:44 p.m.

'Honeymoon Bandit' Cons Wives Out of Thousands of Dollars

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a con man police call "The Honeymoon Bandit" is back to working his magic — wooing women and swindling them out of their money, MyFoxDetroit.com reported.

Joestradamus Speaks

Vice President Joe Biden declares confidently 9/11-size terror attack 'unlikely,' despite warning signs