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Study: 1 in 3 Breast Cancer Patients Overtreated

One in three breast cancer patients identified in public screening programs may be treated unnecessarily, an analysis of cancer trends in five countries suggests.

Man Gored to Death During Pamplona Bull Run

A charging bull gored a young man to death Friday at Pamplona's San Fermin festival, the first such fatality in nearly 15 years. Nine others were injured in a particularly dangerous and chaotic chapter of the running of the bulls.

S. Korea: Attackers Use IP Address in 16 Nations

Cyber attacks that caused a wave of Web site outages in the U.S. and South Korea used 86 IP addresses in 16 countries, South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Friday, amid suspicions North Korea was behind the effort.

Dems Divided on Health Bill

Drive to remake health care system suffers setback when House 'Blue Dogs' demand legislation changes

AIG Gets Back to Bonuses

Insurance giant reportedly negotiating with Obama's compensation czar on new round of payouts for execs

Weather Still Iffy for Saturday Shuttle Launch

Endeavour has 40 percent chance of good weather for weekend launch to International Space Station, though NASA hopeful that potential for nearby thunderstorms, thick clouds won't hinder much-delayed construction flight.

U.S. Journalists Being Kept in North Korea Guest House

North Korea has not yet sent two convicted U.S. journalists to a prison labor camp in a possible attempt to seek talks with Washington on their release, a scholar who visited the North said in an interview published Friday.

True Source of Cyberattacks May Never Be Known

Experts figure they've got about a 10 percent chance of definitively establishing who launched the massive Internet assault on U.S., South Korea.

LAPD Chief: Jackson Case Could Turn Criminal

Detectives investigating the death of Michael Jackson are looking at his prescription drug history and trying to talk with his numerous former doctors, the Los Angeles police chief said Thursday.

Bye-Bye, Burris

Illinois senator, appointed by controversial ex-Gov. Blagojevich, will not run in 2010 election for full term