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'Small Breakthrough'

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

Weapons Debate 'Heats Up' Senate

Defense bill amendment that would let people carry concealed weapons across state lines sparks debate

Brazil Official Reportedly Calls Israeli FM a Facist

Israel's Haaretz newspaper reported that Valter Pomar, secretary of international relations for the Workers Party, said that Avigdor "Lieberman is a racist and a fascist" during an interview.

Man Sentenced for Trying to Sell Girl to Child Pornographers

A judge has sentenced a Texas man to 30 years in federal prison for attempting to sell his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter to child pornographers.

U.S. Offers $50M Reward for Mexican Drug Suspects

The Department of State is offering up to $50 million for information leading to the arrests of 10 Mexican drug suspects accused of key roles in a violent organization estimated to have sold more than $1 billion worth of drugs in the United States.

Solution to N. Korea: New Incentives?

U.S., allies craft 'comprehensive package' of incentives to persuade N.

Arab Christian Group Claims Freedom of Speech Violated

The leader of an Arab Christian evangelical group has filed suit against the city of Dearborn, Mich., claiming the city violated his First Amendment right to distribute literature on public property.

Dem Divide on Health Care

Blue Dog House Democrats scuttle markup of health care reform, raising question of full support | VIDEO

F-22s Running on Empty

Senate votes to strip funding to purchase more F-22 fighters from defense spending bill | PHOTOS