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Outrage as U.N. Picks IranFor Women's Rights Seat

EXCLUSIVE: U.N. elects Iran — a nation that condones lashings for 'immodest' women — to its human-rights monitoring Commission on the Status of Women

Jindal selects interim lt. governor

BATON ROUGE - Governor Jindal has picked Natural Resources Secretary Scott Angelle to serve as interim lieutenant governor. If approved, Angelle will take over the office next week.

Obama Playing Race Card?

President issues video seeking support of 'young people, African Americans, Latinos and women' | VIDEO

Doc Accused of Murdering Colleague

They worked together at a N.Y. hospital — now one is charged with fatally shooting the other, injuring his wife

Climate Prof Fired Up Over Web Satire

Penn State climate professor Michael Mann filing lawsuit over YouTube video spoofing him, his hockey-stick charts

GOP: Wall St. Overhaul VoteWill Fizzle on Senate Floor

Top Senate Republicans predict financial overhaul won't reach Senate floor Monday, press for further talks

Obama to Push ResetButton on Mideast Talks

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accepts invitation to visit the White House as Obama seeks to restart peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis

Obama to Eulogize Coal Miners

President will also meet privately with families of the 29 victims who died in accident at the Upper Big Branch mine

Immigration Law Sparks Profiling Fears

Hispanics in Arizona say they're afraid they'll be detained by police simply because of the color of their skin

Twister Kills 10 in Mississippi

Roofs are torn off businesses and homes are splintered after a nearly mile-wide tornado leaves 'utter obliteration'