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Mexico Reaches Record of 100 Extraditions to U.S.

The milestone underscored the long distance the two countries have come since the 1990s, when Mexico was so loath to send fugitives north of the border that U.S.-paid bounty hunters kidnapped a suspect in Mexico and took him back themselves.

Democrats Scramble toPrevent Republican Wins

Obama and his Democratic allies pulled out the stops in a bid to prevent Republicans from sweeping major elections

Former GOP CandidateThrows Support to N.Y. Dem

Republican Scozzafava puts New York congressional race in turmoil by endorsing Democrat Owens, one day after dropping out of race

Obama in All-Out Push toSave New Jersey's Corzine

President makes a last-minute appearance for governor in race that may foreshadow next year's elections | VIDEO

Women Speak Out About Sowell's Alleged House of Horror

Women claiming to have been attacked by convicted sex offender Anthony Sowell are coming forward to share their horrifying experiences, Fox 8 Cleveland reported.

Afghan Challenger Abdullah Drops Out of Election

President Hamid Karzai's challenger withdrew Sunday from next weekend's runoff election, effectively handing the incumbent a victory but raising doubts about the credibility of the government.

Wallets Thin, Waistlines Expand in Recession

Wallets may have gotten thinner during this recession, but waistlines have expanded.

Nuclear Expert's Death 'Not Suicide'

A British nuclear expert who fell out of the 17th floor of a United Nations building did not commit suicide, says a doctor who carried out a second autopsy, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail.

Karzai Challenger to Call for Boycott of Runoff

Abdullah campaign chief says Afghan challenger wants vote boycott, delay runoff until spring.