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Study: H1N1 Dominates Other Flu Strains

Put swine flu in a room with other strains of influenza and it doesn't mix into a new superbug — it takes over, researchers reported Tuesday.

Giant Blaze Outside L.A. Portends Raging Fire Season

The worst fires typically flare up in the fall, when ferocious Santa Ana winds can drive fires out of wilderness areas and into suburbs. As a result, Southern California could be in for a long wildfire season

Popular Arab TV Program Exposes the Real Al Qaeda

"Death Making" the TV program on the pan-Arabic satellite channel Al Arabiya reveals the real side of Al Qeada and its foot soldiers.

Group: Court Erred in Removing Girl from Home School

A New Hampshire court's decision to order a 10-year-old home-schooled girl to attend public school is coming under attack from some social conservatives and religious-freedom advocates.

CIA: No More Airing Secrets

Agency defies court deadline, saying it can't turn over more interrogation papers without spilling classified info

Lockerbie Letters: No Reason Not to Release Bomber

Newly released documents show Britain's Foreign Office advised Scotland there was no legal barrier — or promise to the United States — to prevent the return of the Pan Am Flight 103 bomber to his native Libya.

H1N1: You Have Questions, We Have Answers

We try to simplify the confusion surrounding the H1N1 virus and the vaccine for it, which will be availble this fall.

Couple in Dugard Kidnapping Case Never on FBI Radar

An FBI agent who spent 18 years on the Jaycee Lee Dugard case says the Antioch couple charged in her 1991 abduction were never considered suspects.

Attorney Targets Alleged Terror Ties in Case of Runaway Girl

A 17-year-old girl who fled to Florida after converting from Islam to Christianity will be in "clear and present danger" if returned to Ohio due to her parent's affiliation with an Islamic cultural center, her attorney claims.

H1N1 State of Confusion

Schools and colleges across the country are opening this week and with millions of children and young adults crammed into confined spaces, there is little if any consensus from health officials on how to protect people from H1N1.