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North Korea's New Year's Resolution: Be Less Hostile

North Korea says it remains committed to achieve a nuclear-free Korean peninsula through dialogue and negotiations

Freed Gitmo Detainees Bolster Al Qaeda in Yemen

Pentagon figures indicate they are a small if dramatic minority among the released detainees

Petraeus Reportedly 'Certain' UK Hostage Held in Iran

Petraeus’s claim is likely to intensify the bitter diplomatic relationship between London and Tehran

Bomber Who Killed CIA Members Reportedly Invited on Base

The Associated Press has learned that the bomber who killed seven CIA employees at a remote outpost in southeastern Afghanistan had been invited onto the base and was not searched.

Full-Body Battle Brews

Debate re-ignites over the use of full-body scanners in the wake of failed bombing of a Northwest Airlines jet

U.N. to Remove Staff Members From Pakistan for Safety

The United Nations says it plans to temporarily relocate some of its international staff outside of Pakistan for security reasons.

Texting While Driving, Smoking Target of '10 Laws

Texting while driving, smoking in public and cooking with artery-clogging trans fats will be that much harder under a bevy of state laws set to take effect around the country on Friday.

Rush Limbaugh Hospitalized With Chest Pains

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh was taken to a hospital after suffering chest pains and was resting comfortably Wednesday, his radio program said in a statement.

Houston Dad Looking to Get Daughter Back From Brazil

Marty Pate says his ex-wife defied a custody agreement and returned to her native country of Brazil with the couple's 8-year-old daughter

Yemeni Forces Storm Al Qaeda Hide-Out, Set Off Clashes

A Yemeni security official says forces have stormed an Al Qaeda hide-out in the country's west, setting off clashes.