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Chinese Worker Kills Self Over Missing iPhone

An employee at a factory that makes iPhones in China killed himself after a prototype went missing. Apple Inc.

Mumbai Gunman Says He's Ready for Gallows

The lone surviving gunman in the Mumbai attacks said Wednesday that he is ready to go to the gallows and wants no mercy from the court for his role in one of India's worst terrorist acts, which left 166 people dead.

Not So Fast, Mr. President

After tirelessly pressuring Congress to pass health care reform, Obama may have to settle for a fallback strategy

Immigration from Mexico at Lowest in Decade

Apparently deterred by rising unemployment in the United States, the number of Mexican immigrants who crossed the border dropped sharply in the past year to the lowest level in a decade, even while undocumented workers already here are opting to stay

$245B for Docs — or Deficit?

The billions House Dems want to give to doctors to help ensure support for health care overhaul may break Obama's promise of deficit-neutral bill | VIDEO

Regulatory Czar Confirmation on Hold

GOP senator halts hearing over concerns nominee will push a radical animal rights agenda, restrict hunting

Air Force: NASA's New Rocket Unsafe for Astronauts

NASA's next-generation Ares I manned-mission rocket may be a death trap, at least for the first minute after liftoff, an Air Force study concludes.

Dad: Son, 4, Trapped in Burning SUV Saved by 'Angels'

The father of a 4-year-old boy saved from a burning SUV in Milwaukee says his son was surrounded by angels.

Longest Solar Eclipse Shrouds Asia in Darkness

The longest solar eclipse of the 21st century pitched a swath of Asia from India to China into near darkness Wednesday as millions gathered to watch the phenomenon.

'Small Breakthrough'

Obama, Blue Dog Dems reach agreement on one of 10 issues that threaten to torpedo health care bill | VIDEO