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Bankruptcy Is Blockbuster's only hope

Blockbuster's (BBI) warning that bankruptcy might be looming is a scare for investors who are worried about the value of their stock — but restructuring could ultimately be a smart move for the company.

Tehran aiding al Qaeda links, Petraeus says

Iran is assisting al Qaeda by facilitating links between senior terrorist leaders and affiliate groups, the commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East told Congress on Tuesday.

Kucinich will support Obama health overhaul

WASHINGTON – Liberal Rep. Dennis Kucinich says he will support President Barack Obama's health care overhaul bill when the House considers it.

Immigrants making a landmark shift

Los Angeles – US immigrant populations are spreading out, a study released Monday found.

Dems Flip 'No' to a 'Yes'

Rep. Kucinich switches sides in health battle, supporting bill two days after Obama visits his district | VIDEO

Under Plan, Premiums Go Up

Buyers, beware: Obama says his health care overhaul will lower premiums by double digits, but check the fine print

Obama's New Partner: Al Sharpton

Known for his activist, racially polarizing views, the Rev has become a key White House ally amid increasing criticism

Health Care March Madness

With time and tempers short, everyone's trying to pass — or stop — Obama's massive health care bill by the weekend

Senate Says Yes to Earmarks

Senate kills move by GOP to temporarily ban senators from earmarking spending bills with back-home projects

Body Parts Mystery Baffles Police

California authorities are investigating how a human head and three limbs — but no body — wound up along river