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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.

Mumbai Gunman Says He's Ready for Gallows

The lone surviving gunman in the Mumbai attacks said Wednesday that he is ready to go to the gallows and wants no mercy from the court for his role in one of India's worst terrorist acts, which left 166 people dead.

Not So Fast, Mr. President

After tirelessly pressuring Congress to pass health care reform, Obama may have to settle for a fallback strategy

Immigration from Mexico at Lowest in Decade

Apparently deterred by rising unemployment in the United States, the number of Mexican immigrants who crossed the border dropped sharply in the past year to the lowest level in a decade, even while undocumented workers already here are opting to stay

$245B for Docs — or Deficit?

The billions House Dems want to give to doctors to help ensure support for health care overhaul may break Obama's promise of deficit-neutral bill | VIDEO

Regulatory Czar Confirmation on Hold

GOP senator halts hearing over concerns nominee will push a radical animal rights agenda, restrict hunting