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Passengers Help Stop Possible Terror Attack On Plane

A male passenger reportedly linked to terrorist organization Al Qaeda ignited a powdery substance prior to landing on a Delta Airlines flight to Detroit Friday. The suspect is believed to be Nigerian, Fox News reported

Vatican to Review Security After Pope Knocked Dow

Susanna Maiolo, 25, is the same woman involved in a similar incident at last year's Midnight Mass, Vatican officials said. In that case, Maiolo jumped the barricade but never managed to reach the pope and was quietly tackled by security.

Ceremonies Mark Deadly 2004 Tsunami

Five years after a massive tsunami triggered deadly tidal waves across Asia, low-key ceremonies Saturday marked the solemn anniversary with prayers and moments of silence for the 230,000 people killed.

Body of Missing Maryland Girl Found Near State Border

The body of a Maryland girl who authorities say was abducted by a registered sex offender was found Friday after thousands of volunteers fanned out to look for her.

Salvation Army Major Fatally Shot in Front of His Children

Arkansas police searching for two men who shot and killed a Salvation Army major on Christmas Eve

Thousands Hunt for Missing Md. Girl in Sex Offender Case

Thousands of volunteers are spending Christmas searching for a missing Maryland girl who authorities believe was abducted by a registered sex offender.

21 Dead in Winter Storms as Snow, Ice Strand Travelers

A fierce Christmas storm dumped more snow and ice across the nation's midsection Friday, stranding travelers as highways and airports closed and leaving many to celebrate the holiday just where they were.

Family of Kidnapped GI: Send Our Son Home

The Taliban released a video on Friday of an American soldier captured in Afghanistan, as the man's family pleaded for his release and urged him to "stay strong."

Dad, Son Arrive in Fla. From Brazil After Custody Battle

Sean Goldman and his father, David Goldman of New Jersey landed Thursday evening in Orlando on a jet chartered by NBC.

Stem cells restore man's eyesight

UNDATED - A man who was partially blinded when ammonia was squirted in his eye during an attack 15 years ago has regained his sight after receiving a pioneering stem cell treatment.