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Jury: Man Guilty of Murder in Kan. Abortion Provider's Death

Jurors swiftly convicted an abortion opponent of murder Friday for shooting to death one of the only doctors to offer late-term abortions in the U.S., a killing the gunman claimed was justified to save the lives of unborn children.

White House asks Justice Department to move 9/11 trial

The White House ordered the Justice Department Thursday night to consider other places to try the 9/11 terror suspects after a wave of opposition to holding the trial in lower Manhattan.

Paulson says Russia urged China to dump fannie, freddie bonds

Russia urged China to dump its Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bonds in 2008 in a bid to force a bailout of the largest U.S. mortgage-finance companies, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said.

U.S. May Move 9/11 Trial Site

White House considers other venues for terror suspects due to pressure from Congress, NYC officials | VIDEO

Family Ties: Obama, Brown Related?

Turns out president lost filibuster-proof Senate margin to Republican who may be cousin, Sen.-Elect Scott Brown

Economy Up at Quickest Pace in 6 Years

Economy grows 5.7 percent for second straight quarter, the fastest rate since the third quarter of 2003

Senate votes Bernanke to another term

The Senate voted 70-30 to reappoint Ben Bernanke for a second four-year term as chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Va. School Pulls Anne Frank Diary After Parent Complaint

A parent complaint has prompted the Culpeper County school system to pull a version of Anne Frank's diary off library shelves.

Atheist Group Blasts Postal Service for Mother Teresa Stamp

An atheist organization is blasting the U.S.

Human predators stalk Haiti's vulnerable kids

Mia Pean's heart sank last week when she saw the Toyota pickup truck cruising the debris-cluttered streets of Leogagne, ground zero for the earthquake that has devastated Haiti.