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Reform Talks Have Dems on Edge

Negotiations between party leaders, Blue Dogs 'fell apart' in latest showdown on health care reform | VIDEO

2nd Gitmo Detainee May Face U.S. Trial

Obama signals he intends to try inmate in U.S. criminal court for allegedly throwing grenade at American troops

Palin Investigator Tied to Dems

Investigator in Palin ethics probe has contributed $3,500 in recent years to Democratic causes

Cops Search Hospitals for Injured Killer of Border Agent

Federal investigators are combing hospitals along the U.S.-Mexico border for at least two suspects who may have been injured in gunfire that killed a Border Patrol agent in Southern California.

Christian Drifter Linked to Beach Killings of 2 Couples

Two couples fatally shot more than 30 years apart while camping in different countries may have been victims of the same man: a drifter who authorities say was part of a Christian commune and disapproved of relationships between unmarried couples.

Ousted Honduran Leader Arrives at Border, Steps Over

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya arrived at the land border of Nicaragua and Honduras Friday in an attempt to retake power after he was overthrown in a military coup.

Baseball-Playing Robots Pitch, Hit Nearly Perfectly

Japanese robots do very well handling baseballs — too bad they can't run or catch.

Alamo Found Guilty of Taking Girls Across States for Sex

Evangelist Tony Alamo was convicted Friday on federal charges he took underage girls across state lines for sex.

Deadline Blown, Obama Presses On

President will meet with Senate leaders after they killed off plans to vote on a health bill before August recess

$5B for Schools, With a Catch

Obama offers stimulus cash to states and schools, many in desperate need — if they embrace academic change