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South Africa Tests AIDS Vaccine

South Africa is launching clinical trials of the first AIDS vaccines created by a developing country, a feat by scientists who forged ahead even when some of their political leaders shocked the world with unscientific pronouncements about the disease

Mass. to Search for Lost Revolutionary War Ship

Somewhere along an industrial stretch of river pocked with rotting piers and towering salt piles north of Boston lies the answer to one of the great riddles of the Revolutionary war.

A Work in Progress?

Officials defend Obama's broad health care proposals, urge a skeptical public not to judge before finished

Palin: Thank You, Not Goodbye

Is Sarah Palin on a farewell tour around Alaska or is trip the start of a possible presidential campaign for 2012?

'Angela's Ashes' Author Frank McCourt Dies at 78

He was best known for the million-selling "Angela's Ashes," a memoir about his childhood. The memoir was published in 1996 and won a Pulitzer Prize.

Madagascar Police Say 3 Dead in Overnight Attacks

Three people were killed in overnight violence in the capital, Madagascar police said Sunday, blaming politicians linked to a government ousted by the military.

1969: The Year That Changed America

FOXNews' Chris Wallace looks back at the memorable events that changed a nation | FAST FACTS |

'Child Bride': Evangelist Controlled All Aspects of Life

Leaving Tony Alamo's home without permission was unthinkable, the girl says.

Pope Shows Great Agility With Cast-Encased Right Arm

A beaming Pope Benedict XVI raised his cast-encased right arm to bless thousands of faithful Sunday during his first public appearance since surgery to set a wrist fractured in a fall.

World's Population of 100-Year-Old Could Be 6 Million

The number of centenarians already has jumped from an estimated few thousand in 1950 to more than 340,000 worldwide today, with the highest concentrations in the U.S.