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Crunch Time for the Dems

House Democrats enter critical negotiating session as party leaders try to prevent internal tensions from indefinitely delaying action on heath care overhaul

Feared Hackers Call Off Attack on AT&T

A rare moment of civility broke out on the Internet Monday, as the troublemaking geeks of 4chan.org called off a planned attack on telecommunications giant AT&T.

Report: Hamas Summer Campers Re-Enact Abduction of Israeli S

Palestinian children are being indoctrinated at Hamas summer camps where they have re-enacted the abduction of IDF soldier Gilad Schalit — all while top Hamas officials have looked happily on, according to The Jerusalem Post.

Israel's Barak: 'No Option' Is Off the Table on Iran

Israel dug in its heels Monday in a disagreement with the United States over a potential military strike to thwart Iran's progress toward a possible nuclear weapon, as the visiting American defense chief urged patience.

Shuttle Astronauts Go Out On Last Spacewalk of Mission

After a week-and-a-half together, astronauts aboard the linked shuttle and station are taking their last spacewalk.

N. Korea Open to New Dialogue to Defuse Nuclear Tensions

North Korea says it is open to new dialogue to defuse tensions over its nuclear weapons program.

3-Car Crash on N.Y. Highway Kills 8, Including 4 Kids

New York State Police say seven people have died in a three-car crash on the Taconic State Parkway, MyFOXNY.com has reported.

Alberto Contador Wins Tour de France a Second Time

Alberto Contador of Spain has won the Tour de France for a second time, and Lance Armstrong will join him on the podium after finishing third in his comeback to cycling's main event.

Sarkozy Has Health Scare While Exercising

Nicolas Sarkozy's office says French president has health scare while exercising.

Europe Fast-Tracking Swine Flu Vaccine

The European Medicines Agency, the EU's top drug regulatory body, is accelerating the approval process for swine flu vaccine, and countries such as Britain, Greece, France and Sweden say they'll start using the vaccine after it's greenlighted.