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TSA to swab airline passengers' hands in search for explosives

Washington - To the list of instructions you hear at airport checkpoints, add this: "Put your palms forward, please."

President Obama to outspend FDR

After he signed a law last week authorizing the U.S. Treasury to borrow an additional $1.9 trillion, President Barack Obama delivered a characteristically sanctimonious speech.

White House hints of new health bill

WASHINGTON - With the House and the Senate still at loggerheads over their health care bills, the White House hinted on Tuesday that President Obama might post his own bill on the Internet before the bipartisan heal

Toyota idling Texas, Kentucky plants to cut inventory

Toyota says it plans to idle production at assembly plants in Texas and Kentucky while it grapples with massive recalls in the United States.

Two shot dead outside courthouse

WACO - Two people were fatally shot outside the Coryell Courthouse Monday. Police say the initial investigation shows the two had recently been involved in a relationship. The investigation is ongoing.

Evan Bayh For President? Senator May Be Eyeing White House Run

It took Evan Bayh, the son of a legendary Senator from Indiana, two terms of his own to learn that the conservative Democrat was living a lie as a legislator.

Olympian competes at 5 months pregnant

VANCOUVER -As with all curling teams, Team Canada features five members. Well, six if you really want to get technical with it.

Trump says Al Gore should lose peace prize

Donald Trump is not a big believer in global warming.

Belgian Commuter Trains Collide, At Least 18 Dead

BRUSSELS — A commuter train ran a stop light during morning rush hour and collided head-on with another train in a Brussels suburb Monday, killing at least 18 people and injuring 55 in Belgium's deadliest train wre

Toyota recalls 10,000 trucks

JAPAN - Toyota was facing more unwanted publicity Saturday after the world's biggest automaker said it was voluntarily calling in about 10,000 pickups in North America, the latest in a series of recalls.