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Airline May Introduce Standing Room Only Section

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary wants passengers to stand on the budget airline’s flights, in a bid to pack in more people and boost profits

Shooting Unveils Different Sides of Ex-NFL Quarterback

The details surfacing after Steve McNair's death stand in stark contrast to the public persona he enjoyed during his career.

Honduras' Interim Government Closes Main Airport

Honduras' interim government closed its main airport to all flights on Monday after blocking the runway to prevent the return of ousted President Manuel Zelaya.

Mass. Mom Pleads Not Guilty to Denying Son Meds

A woman accused of withholding cancer treatment from her autistic son by canceling appointments and not filling prescriptions pleaded not guilty Monday to an attempted murder charge in the boy's death.

Coroner: Weapon and Wound 'Not Compatible' in Knox Case

An Italian news agency says a coroner and defense consultant has testified in the trial of American Amanda Knox that a knife believed to have been used in the slaying of a British student is "not compatible" with the victim's stab wound.

Robert McNamara Dies

URGENT: Longest-serving defense secretary under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson dies at 93

Homicide Car Bomb Kills 4 NATO Troops in Afghanistan

A homicide car bomber struck early Monday outside the main NATO base in southern Afghanistan, killing two civilians and wounding 14 other people, as U.S. Marines pressed a major anti-Taliban offensive in a neighboring province.

Man Charged With Killing Fiancee in Crash

A Florida man accused of killing his fiancee and two other people in a holiday car crash is headed to court.

Study: Daily Dose of Caffeine May Cure Alzheimer's

Three large cups of coffee a day could help to slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease and even reverse the condition, researchers say.

Obama Seeks Russian Thaw

Presidents Medvedev and Obama to hold first U.S.-Russia summit in 7 years, may announce arms treaty progress