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Senators to query Kagan, but don't expect answers

WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan got a pledge from a key Democrat to help smooth her path to confirmation, while the top Senate Republican said she must prove she wouldn't be a rubber stamp for the Whi

Pakistan says NY suspect probably didn't act alone

KARACHI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Pakistan said on Thursday it was unlikely a Pakistani-American arrested over a failed plot to bomb New York's Times Square had acted alone. Investigations in Pakistan had uncovered possible links between the suspect, Fa

Waco City Council votes in favor of red light cameras

WACO - The Waco City Council decided Tuesday to move forward with installing red light cameras. Officials say they want the cameras at several dangerous intersections in town. Those in favor say they will keep Waco safe for a much cheaper price

Supreme Court closing iconic front entrance

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is closing its iconic front entrance beneath the words "Equal Justice Under Law."

Iran, US take their nuclear dispute to UN stage

UNITED NATIONS – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brought his nuclear showdown with Western powers to New York on Monday, turning a U.N.

United, Continental to form largest airline

United Airlines has agreed to buy Continental in a $3 billion-plus deal that would create the world's largest carrier with a commanding position in several top U.S. cities.

National Day of Prayer up in the air

The battle over a National Day of Prayer continues in Washington. Congressman Louie Gohmert, who represents parts of East Texas, held a news conference in response to a federal judges ruling last week, that a national day of prayer is unconstituti

Conflicting reports emerge about Russia suspending adoptions

MOSCOW – A Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday that adoptions of Russian children by U.S. families had been suspended, although other Russian and U.S. officials disputed this.

Mickelson wins Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Phil Mickelson soaked up a scene he knows all too well as he climbed the steep hill toward the 18th green at Augusta National to claim another green jacket.

Man holds girlfriend at gunpoint

WACO - A Waco man was arrested Tuesday for holding his girlfriend at gunpoint. Police say Gary Ramsey Junior also hit the woman in the face with the pistol, breaking a tooth and splitting her lip. Authorities also say Ramsey shot the gun away f