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Risk of Power Collapse a Political Threat to Chavez

Chavez on Friday said his government is determined to keep Guri Dam from falling to a critical level where the turbines start to fail in the next several months

A Bill Worth Stalling For?

Mass. GOP candidate for Kennedy's former seat accuses Dems of disregarding voters to pass health care bill

Man Arrested in Newark Airport Security Breach

The man believed to have caused a security breach that resulted in major delays last weekend at Newark Liberty Airport was arrested Friday night at his home, authorities said.

Abortion Showdown Looms

HEALTH CARE COUNTDOWN:Congress struggles to find compromise on preventing tax-funded abortions as it enters last phase of negotiations

Men Arrested at Heathrow Airport After 'Verbal threat'

Sky News crime correspondent Martin brunt said the men were described as 'people who had too much to drink'

Unruly Passenger Diverts Plane; F-16s Deployed

An airliner from Atlanta to San Francisco was diverted to Colorado today due an unruly passenger, officials said.

Christmas Day Terror Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

A Nigerian man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he tried to blow up a packed U.S. Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day.

Robbery Threat Gives NBA Players Reason to Carry Arms

Some people ask why a man who stands 6-foot-4 and weighs 215 pounds needs to carry a gun. But Washington Wizards point guard Gilbert Arenas is much more likely than the average man to become the victim of a violent crime, statistics show.

Cops Eye Playboy Model's 'He's Trying to Kill Me' Text

The ex-boyfriend of a murdered Playboy model confirmed Friday to that she had been sending him text messages during the time she was dating her current boyfriend, and that she had expressed fear that the man was “trying to kill her.”

Alabama Beats Texas, 37-21, Capturing BCS Title

Anders forced a fumble on his blindside sack of Texas backup quarterback Garrett Gilbert with 3:02 left Thursday night to help the top-ranked Crimson Tide hold on for a 37-21 victory in the BCS title game