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NASA to Crash Probe Into Moon to Find Water

A NASA spacecraft will deliberately crash into the Moon early Friday on a mission that could enhance the prospects of establishing a manned lunar base.

NASA Telescope Discovers Giant Ring Around Saturn

The Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered the biggest but never-before-seen ring around the planet Saturn, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced late Tuesday.

Police Hunt for Brazilian TV Crime Host After Arrest Ordered

Brazilian police say they are hunting for a TV crime show host and former state legislator who is accused of commissioning killings to boost ratings.

Most People Must Wait for H1N1 Vaccinations

Swine flu vaccinations began Monday with squirts up the noses of health care workers in Indiana, Illinois and Tennessee as the government opened a massive effort to immunize over half the nation in a few months.

AG: Gitmo Deadline Unlikely

LIVESHOTS: Eric Holder says it will be difficult to close Guantanamo detention center by Jan. deadline

Holder: N.Y. Terror Plot Was Most Serious Since Sept. 11

Attorney General Eric Holder says the alleged terror plot disrupted in New York was one of the most serious in the United States since the 2001 terror attacks.

AG: Gitmo Deadline Unlikely

Eric Holder says it will be difficult to close Guantanamo detention center by Jan. deadline

Tennessee Mom Regains Custody of Snatched Newborn

The Tennessee mother of a kidnapped baby will regain custody of her four kids and is cleared of involvement in an alleged baby-selling plan, a lawyer for the children said Tuesday.

Italian Scientists Reproduces Shroud of Turin

Feat may prove that the linen burial cloth is a medieval fake