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Fla. Couple Gave Money for Suspect's Martial Arts Studio

The attorney for the family of a slain Florida couple said Wednesday they made a small donation to a martial arts program run by one of the men accused of killing them.

Dead Shark Left in Miami Street After Men Unable to Sell

The body of a dead five or six-foot-long shark was left lying in the middle of a downtown Miami street after two men tried to sell it to several fish markets.

NASA Explains How Humans Would Get to Mars

A crewed mission to the red planet is a daunting challenge that lies at the edge of current technological capabilities and possibly beyond.

Scientists Find 'Missing Link' to Why HIV Kills People

Scientists believe they have found a "missing link" in the evolution of the virus that causes AIDS explaining why the infection does no harm to most monkeys and the one that kills millions of people.

Propofol the Focus of Raid on Dr. Conrad Murray's Office

A lawyer for Jackson's doctor says police were searching the clinic for evidence of manslaughter

Obama Makes It Personal

President is banking on prime-time personal pitch to convince Americans to back immediate passage of his $1 trillion-plus health care overhaul package | VIDEO

Nuclear Plan B

Clinton warns Iran that U.S. will extend 'defense umbrella' over Gulf allies if Tehran obtains nuke capability

Source: 'Disturbed' Missing Texas Soldier Has Called

A person who claims to know a missing Texas soldier raised questions about his mental state Wednesday, saying Pfc.

Pakistan: Afghan Offensive Pushes Taliban Across Border

Pakistan's government raised concerns Wednesday about a U.S.-led offensive in neighboring southern Afghanistan with visiting U.S.

Chinese Worker Kills Self Over Missing iPhone

An employee at a factory that makes iPhones in China killed himself after a prototype went missing. Apple Inc.