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Terror suspect raised no suspicions, no evidence of accomplices

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - Dutch prosecutors say they have not found any evidence that a Nigerian man suspected of trying to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner on Christmas Day had accomplices at Amsterdam's airport.

Officials: Protocol Followed,But the System Failed

Top agencies say the system worked the way it should have in would-be jet bombing — which is why it failed• URGENT Security Breach at Minneapolis Airport

Octomom's doctor accused of 'gross negligence' by medical board

UNDATED - 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor has been accused by the Medical Board of California for a pattern of gross negligence that led to the birth of her 14 children, including the world's longest-sur

Intel Short in Afghanistan?

LIVESHOTS: Stinging report from NATO official says intelligence community only 'marginally relevant'• Report: Freed Gitmo Detainees Rejoin Al Qaeda

Home Sales in Record Plunge

Pending home sales unexpectedly dropped in November, a big correction after several months of positive gains

Obama, Security Chiefs Meet

President to meet with 20 high-ranking officials, unveil plan to improve watchlists and thwart future terror attacks

Al-Qaida double-agent killed CIA officers

The suicide bombing on a CIA base in Afghanistan last week was carried out by a Jordanian doctor who was an al-Qaida double-agent, Western intelligence officials told NBC News.

NYC Funds Guide on How to Shoot Heroin Safely

The city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene spent $32,000 of tax money on 70,000 copies that offer information on how to prepare drugs carefully and care for veins to avoid infection.

Freed Guantánamo inmates are heading for Yemen to join al-Qaeda fight

UNDATED - At least a dozen former Guantánamo Bay inmates have rejoined al-Qaeda to fight in Yemen, The Times has learnt, amid growing concern over the ability of the country’s Government to accept almost 100 more fo

New mammogram guideline released, fuels confusion

UNDATED - Breast cancer screening just got more confusing today, as two medical organizations announced annual mammograms should begin at age 40, and earlier for high-risk women.