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Bryant Gumbel has lung cancer

NEW YORK - Bryant Gumbel is being treated for lung cancer, the former Former Today show anchor revealed on Live! With Regis & Kelly Tuesday morning.

Danica heading to NASCAR

UNDATED - It’s easy to say Danica Patrick will fail in NASCAR, because odds are she will. That is why she deserves credit for trying.

Thousands Attend Service for Murdered Wash. Officers

Thousands participated Tuesday in a procession to the memorial for four murdered Washington state police officers, which officials estimated would be attended by about 20,000 mourners.

Copenhagen climate summit: 1,200 limos and 140 private planes

COPENHAGEN - On a normal day, Majken Friss Jorgensen, managing director of Copenhagen's biggest limousine company, says her firm has twelve vehicles on the road.

New poll shows 'Tea Party' more popular than Republican Party

A new Rasmussen poll finds that the tea party movement's popularity is growing, so much so that it garners more support than the Republican party on a generic Congressional ballot.

How to Shut Down the 'Net: A Guide for Repressive Regimes

Dictators aiming to squelch free speech in don't have to work too hard: It's all too easy to shut down the Internet and keep their people in the dark.

Mullen: 'We are Losing'

Nation's highest-ranking military officer says additional troops must enter Afghanistan 'almost in lightning bolt fashion,' as insurgency continues to grow

Al Gore writes climate poem

In his almost 30 years of crusading against global warming, Al Gore has worn a variety of hats.

Senate to confront abortion in health care debate

WASHINGTON – Starting an eighth day of health care debate Monday, the top Senate Democrat said lawmakers are approaching the end game on the far-reaching legislation and fully expect to prevail on President Barack O

World Leaders Drive to Climate Summit in Gas-Guzzlers

World leaders and VIPs began pouring into Copenhagen Monday morning for the city's long-awaited climate summit, arriving in style in a fleet of gas-guzzling limos and luxury cars.