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Missing Va. Student May Not Be Crime Victim, Police Say

The disappearance of a Virginia college student last seen at a heavy metal concert remained a mystery Thursday as state police said they had no evidence about whether or not Morgan Harrington is the victim of a crime.

Mum's the Word for NASA's Secret Space Plane X-37B

There is an air of vagueness regarding next year's Atlas Evolved Expendable launch of the unpiloted, reusable military space plane.

'Ex-Gay' Advocates Say Schools Ban Their Books

Visit a public school library and you'll find an array of books on homosexuality.

Sugar Cereals Are 'Smart Choices'? FDA Not So Sure

Ever wondered how that "Smart Choices" sticker wound up on the front of Froot Loops or Cocoa Puffs?

Karzai Needed U.S. Talks, Meals Before Agreeing to Runoff

Afghan President needed high-level U.S.

Hunt On for Va. Student Who Vanished From Concert

Police are looking for a Virginia Tech student who has been missing since Saturday.

U.N. Report: Repeal Terror Laws for 'Gender Equality'

The United Nations has published a report on counterterrorism that is supposed to promote human rights — but critics say it's being used to redefine gender and hamstring actual counter-terror efforts.

Catholic Church Revises Constitution to Attract Anglicans

The Roman Catholic Church today moved to attract thousands of traditional Anglicans who are outraged by a growing acceptance of gays and women priests and bishops.

Vietnam Veterans Honored Nearly 40 Years Later

For Army Capt. John Poindexter, who was among a group of 86 Vietnam veterans who received the Presidential Unit Citation for heroism Tuesday, the ceremony marked an 'opportunity to close a chapter' in his life.

Fla. Police Search for Girl, 7, Who Vanished After School

Florida officials have expanded their search for a 7-year-old girl who vanished while walking home from school Monday afternoon.