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90 Die in NATO Strike on Hijacked Fuel Tankers

A NATO jet blasted two fuel tankers hijacked by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, setting off a huge fireball Friday that killed up to 90 people, Afghan officials said.

American Terrorist Unveiled, As Charges Await Him in U.S.

Abu Mansour al-Amriki, born Omar Hammami in Alabama, is professing to launch attacks and calling on others to join the fight, as terror-related charges await him.

North Korea: In Final Stages of Enriching Uranium

North Korea boasted it is in the final stages of enriching uraninum on Friday, a process that could give the rogue nation a second way to make a nuclear bomb.

China TV: 476 People Stabbed With Hypodermic Needles

State television in western China reported that 476 people have sought treatment since Aug. 20 after being stabbed with hypodermic needles.

iSick: New iPhone App Tracks H1N1 Outbreaks

A new iPhone application called "Outbreaks Near Me" that allows users to track and report local outbreaks of infectious disease was released Tuesday.

Qaddafi Designs a 'Rocket' Car?

The 'Libyan Rocket' probably won't be coming to a dealer near you

China to Approve Single-Dose H1N1 Vaccines

The answer may be near to a crucial question about vaccine for the advancing H1N1 — one shot or two?

Student's Flu Death Raises Concerns at U.S. Colleges

The death of a college student from the flu has raised the alarm at universities throughout the country as the nation gears up for what is predicted to be a brutal flu season.

Bank to Armless Man: No Thumbs, No Check-Cashing

A Florida man born without arms says a Tampa bank would not let him cash a check because he couldn't provide a thumbprint.

Study: H1N1 Dominates Other Flu Strains

Put swine flu in a room with other strains of influenza and it doesn't mix into a new superbug — it takes over, researchers reported Tuesday.