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Date Set for Harvard Scholar, Cop to Meet With Obama at W.H.

The professor, the policeman and the president are ready to share a beer — and maybe a few thoughts about race and law enforcement in America.

Senate Group Dropping Key Dem Health Goals

After weeks of secretive talks, a bipartisan group in the Senate edged closer Monday to a health care compromise that omits two key Democratic priorities but incorporates provisions to slow the explosive rise in medical costs, officials said.

2 Charged in Fatal Beating Near Phillies' Ballpark

Two men have been charged with murder and a third is in custody in the beating death of a man outside the Philadelphia Phillies' ballpark during a game.

Conservative Kiosk Owner Hopes for a New Lease at N.C. Mall

A man who sells conservative merchandise at a kiosk in a North Carolina mall says he hopes he'll be able to keep pushing "Impeach Obama" bumper stickers after his lease expires on Friday.

Pakistan: New Nuclear Arms Race Possible With Launching of I

Pakistan warned Monday of a new nuclear arms race after India launched its first homegrown nuclear submarine, joining only five other countries that have developed such vessels.

Michael Vick Reinstated by the NFL

Michael Vick has been conditionally reinstated by the NFL.

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

Vacation Time, Congress Feels Heat

FNC POLL: More than two-thirds of Americans say they disapprove of the job lawmakers are doing

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.