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FDA Panel: Maximum Dose for Pain Meds Should Be Reduced

Government experts say the maximum dose listed for Tylenol and dozens of other painkillers should be reduced to help curb deadly overdoses.

American Airlines Plane Lands Safely After Bird Strike

An American Airlines flight from Miami landed safely at New York's LaGuardia Airport Tuesday after reporting a bird strike.

Farrah Fawcett's Jailed Son to Attend Mother's Funeral

Farrah Fawcett’s son, Redmond O’Neal, 24, in jail for two drug-related charges, has been granted permission to attend his mother’s funeral Tuesday.

GM Seeks Court's OK to Become 'New' Company

GM, hoping for a quick exit from Chapter 11, asks bankruptcy judge to approve plan to refashion itself as a leaner automaker owned mostly by the government.

Crews Search Rubble of Collapsed Ga. Parking Garage

Emergency workers were using dogs, listening devices and thermal cameras to search through rubble of a collapsed parking garage Tuesday, a day after the deck collapsed from the fourth floor to the first level.

Nazi Stealth Jet Could Have Won War for Hitler

Called the Horten 229, the radical 'flying wing' fighter-bomber looked and acted a lot like the U.S.

China Suddenly Suspends New Web-Filter Rules

Beijing backs down on requirement that all new PCs in country include 'Green Dam' censorship software; gives no date when it'll be implemented.

Obama Vows to Be Gay 'Champion'

President pleads for patience from gay activists after being criticized for not following through on campaign promises

Pa. Student to Serve 23 Months in Jail for Tasering Cop

A western Pennsylvania university student will serve five to 23 months in jail for grabbing a police officer's Taser gun and shooting her with it while she was trying to arrest him.