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Police Arrest 4 Men in California Gun Ring Bust

Four people were arrested and charged Friday for their roles in a suspected gun ring that sold assault rifles and other high-powered weapons, with one man claiming he is a member of a notorious Mexican drug cartel, authorities said.

Dodd Confident He'll Beat Cancer

Connecticut senator will have surgery during August recess, will still seek a sixth term next year | VIDEO• 5 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Prostate Cancer

Police: Missing Idaho Boy's Disappearance 'Suspicious'

Police investigating the disappearance of an Idaho boy missing for a week said Friday they are afraid the child may have been the victim of a tragedy.

House OKs $$ for 'Clunkers'

Legislation pouring $2 billion into financially strapped car purchase program still has to pass Senate | VIDEO

Report: Dodd Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

The Connecticut Democrats is scheduled to have surgery during the Senate's August recess, the Hartford Courant reported Friday.

Cold Feet? Calif. Newlywed, 81, Mysteriously Vanishes

An 81-year-old California newlywed mysteriously vanished after marrying his childhood sweetheart 59 years after he proposed — and investigators are wondering whether they have a case of cold feet on their hands.

Mexico Shuts Cancun Beach, Alleges Sand Was Stolen

Surprised tourists found their little piece of Cancun beach paradise ringed by crime-scene tape and gun-toting sailors on Thursday.

$$$ U.N. Strategy Shows Little Effect in Bangladesh

The U.N. unveiled a multimillion dollar strategy a dozen years ago to save children worldwide, but a new study has found the program had surprisingly little effect in Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest countries.

Bad Employer Bailout?

Health care reform legislation could provide loophole for undocumented workers to get coverage• ObamaCare Takes Hit in Poll

Report: Ortiz, Ramirez Tested Positive for PEDs in 2003

David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez were among the more than 100 Major League Baseball players who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003, The New York Times reported.