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Danica Patrick to make NASCAR debut

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Danica Patrick circus at Daytona International Speedway will continue with the IndyCar Series driver making her NASCAR debut in Saturday's Nationwide Series race.

Khamenei: Iran Set to Deliver 'Punch' to Stun West

Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday that Iran is set to deliver a "punch" that will stun world powers during this week's 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution, AFP reported.

Defiant Iran set to begin higher enrichment of uranium

IRAN - Iran will begin enriching uranium to 20 percent from Tuesday, the Islamic republic's atomic chief announced on Sunday just hours after being told to do so by hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Planned Parenthood Pushes Intensive Sex Ed for Kids

A new report by the International Planned Parenthood Federation is advocating that children as young as 10 be given extensive sex education, including an awareness of sex's pleasures.

Palin ‘Won’t Close the Door’ on Presidential Campaign

Sarah Palin said she “won’t close the door” on a potential presidential bid during an interview on the “Fox News Sunday” program.

Iran to U.N.: We Will Increase Uranium Enrichment

Iran moves closer to being able to produce nuclear warheads Monday with formal notification that it will enrich uranium to higher levels, even while insisting that the move was meant only to provide fuel for its research reactor.

Special Forces Infiltrate Taliban Stronghold in Afghanistan

American and British forces poised to assault the Taliban stronghold of Marjah, in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province, have begun targeting insurgent leaders for assassination, The Sunday Times reported.

Ahmadinejad Orders Higher Enrichment of Uranium

Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ordered his country's atomic agency on Sunday to begin the production of higher enriched uranium.

Toyota to Announce Prius Action Plan Soon

Toyota said Sunday that it will soon announce plans to deal with braking problems in its prized Prius hybrid amid reports it has decided to issue a recall for the latest model in Japan.