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Runaway Christian Convert Getting Christmas Cards

Try as they might, but the parents of an Ohio teen who says she ran away to Florida because she feared her father would kill her for converting from Islam to Christianity aren't keeping the girl from receiving her first Christmas cards.

Ahmadinejad: Secret Nuclear Document Is a U.S. Forgery

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denounced a secret nuclear document unearthed by The Times of London as an American government forgery Monday, as the top U.S.

Abortion Deal May Snarl Bill

Of the hundreds of deals cut to pass health legislation, the hardest to keep may be the Senate's abortion compromise

With Scant Jobs, Grads Make Their Own

No jobs for new grads is no problem - they will jsut make their own.

2009-12-21T17:13:39-0600

The snowstorm that blanketed the East Coast this weekend was so big, it is even impressive from space. NASA’s Aqua satellite took this image centered on Washington, D.C., on Sunday with its MODIS instrument.

Ahmadinejad to Help Jailed Hikers, Questions Intentions

Three American hikers who have been detained in Iran since they crossed into the country from Iraq in July have been accused of espionage, the first signal that Tehran intends to send the matter to trial.

Iran expects speedy trial of 3 American hikers

BEIRUT – Iran's foreign minister said Monday he expects a speedy trial for three American hikers jailed since crossing the border from Iraq in July.

2009-12-21T18:13:38-0600

WASHINGTON — The federal government will impose big fines starting this spring on airlines that keep passengers waiting on runways too long without feeding them or letting them off the plane.

Maine to consider cell phone cancer warning

AUGUSTA, Maine — A Maine legislator wants to make the state the first to require cell phones to carry warnings that they can cause brain cancer, although there is no consensus among scientists that they do and indus

Sweetheart Deals

Health care bill offers juicy concessions to several Democratic senators in exchange for their 'yes' votes