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Petraeus: Taliban 'Barbaric'

General warns troops surging into Afghanistan to battle Taliban are in for tough fight against resilient insurgents

North Korea Fires 7 Missiles Off Eastern Coast

South Korea says North Korea has fired a seventh missile off its eastern coast, a violation of U.N.

Released Child Killer Moves to N.H. Town, Outrages Residents

New Hampton, N.H., residents are outraged they weren't told convicted child killer Raymond Guay moved to town two months ago.

4 Missing Fishermen Rescued After Boat Flips in Lake Erie

The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian authorities are scouring Lake Erie for four fishermen whose 19-foot boat sailed from a Michigan park a day earlier.

Abortion Doc Murder Supect Says Killings Justifiable

Prosecutors are taking possible threats made by the man accused of killing abortion provider George Tiller seriously.

Soldier Found Dead in Ga., Baby Discovered Miles Away

Police say a 21-year-old soldier from Hunter Army Airfield was found dead on Savannah's Hutchinson Island, not long before his 1-year-old child was discovered unharmed in an abandoned car seat several miles away.

Brazil, Africa in Dispute Over Who Controlled Air France 447

Brazil's air force released a recording Friday it said proves it handed over control of Air France Flight 447 to Senegalese authorities before it crashed — but African officials denied that.

1,000 Immigrants Take U.S. Citizenship Oath at Disney

More than 1,000 immigrants gathered to take the Oath of Allegiance to the United States at a citizenship ceremony at Walt Disney World on Friday morning.