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Obama Relying on ObamaTo Revive Health Care Reform

Obama places health reform push on his own shoulders as he prepares for speech to joint session of Congress tomorrow night | COMPLETE COVERAGE

Obama Avoids PoliticsIn School Speech

President plans to tell nation's students that they ultimately are most responsible for their own education | FULL TEXT

All the News That's Fit to... Ignore

Most major news outlets ignored firestorm of controversy surrounding ex-Obama 'green jobs czar' Van Jones

Teen Melanie Oudin in Dream Run at U.S. Open

When Melanie Oudin wakes up each morning these days, sharing a king-sized hotel bed with her mother, she's basically your average teen visiting the big city.

Flames Are Staying One Step Ahead of Calif. Firefighters

As crews contained more than half of a deadly wildfire near Los Angeles, authorities found two more burned homes amid a trail of destruction that has already included dozens of scorched residences and the lives of two firefighters.

British Court Convicts 3 in Plot to Blow Up Passenger Planes

Three British Muslims were convicted Monday of conspiring to kill thousands of civilians by blowing up trans-Atlantic flights in mid-air with liquid explosives disguised as soft drinks.

Qaddafi's Son Blasts Lockerbie Release Critics

Son of Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi branded British politicians questioning the release of the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing as "disgusting" and "immoral."

2-Year-Old Among 4 Dead in La. Murder-Suicide

A man shot his estranged wife, son and 2-year-old grandson to death and critically wounded his pregnant daughter-in-law at their rural Louisiana home, then killed himself as police tried to pull over his car 20 minutes later, authorities said.

Great White Shark Sightings Shut Down Beaches in Mass.

The sightings of several great white sharks have prompted a swimming ban for the rest of the Labor Day weekend at some oceanside beaches in Massachusetts.