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After spending binge, White House says it will focus on deficits

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to announce in next year's State of the Union address that he wants to focus extensively on cutting the federal deficit in 2010 – and will downplay other new domestic spendi

Mission finds water on moon

UNDATED - There is water on the Moon, scientists stated unequivocally on Friday, and considerable amounts of it.

Accused Jaycee Kidnapper Apologizes in Jailhouse Letter

The man accused of kidnapping and raping Jaycee Dugard has issued an apology in a jailhouse letter and referenced 'a sexual problem believed to be impossible.'

Evangelist Alamo Gets 175 Years in Child Sex Case

Evangelist Tony Alamo was sentenced Friday to 175 years in prison for taking little girls as young as 9 across state lines to have sex with them.

Cops: N.C. Man Admits to Kidnapping 5-Year-Old Girl

A North Carolina man has admitted to kidnapping a 5-year-old girl, authorities said Friday, but investigators still have not found the child more than three days after she disappeared from a mobile home park.

'Balloon Boy' Parents Plead Guilty in Hoax Case

The Colorado father of a 6-year-old dubbed "balloon boy" pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to influence a public servant, a felony, in what authorities say was an elaborate hoax for publicity. His wife also entered a guilty plea in the hoax case.

'No easy way out' for Dems on abortion

WASHINGTON - The sudden spasm of intense debate over abortion on Capitol Hill this week threatens not only to stall the passage of health care legislation, but also to shatter the delicate cease-fire that has governed the abortion issue during the Ob

Father, 4 Sons Charged in Missouri Child Rape Case

In what investigators are calling a "horrendous" case of child abuse, five members of a Missouri family — a father and his four adult sons — are being charged with a host of shocking crimes against children as young as 11 years old.

On the Homefront: From Pizza Delivery to Deployment

This article highlights two soldiers stories told on Fox News as part of our ongoing series “On the Homefront.” The next segment will air tonight at 7 p.m. on The Fox Report with Shepard Smith.

Missing U.S. Soldier's Body Found in Afghanistan

Military divers have found the body of one of two U.S. soldiers who went missing last week as they tried to recover airdropped supplies that fell into a river in western Afghanistan, NATO said Wednesday.