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Senate rejects carrying guns across state lines

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has rejected letting people carry hidden guns in 48 states if they have a concealed weapon permit in any one of them. A strong majority of the Senate supported the measure by a vote of 58 to 39.

Poll: Americans DividedOn Health Care Reform

Americans are split over whether Congress should pass reform, but majority think legislation will raise their costs, according to a FOX News poll | POLL

Dear Mr. President: Butt Out

Cop who arrested Harvard prof — and presidential pal — hits back at Obama 'stupidly' comment | VIDEO | <

Pot Tax Hope May Be Up in Smoke

California could reap $1.4B by taxing biggest cash crop — marijuana — but estimate based on hazy 'studies'

NFL Quarterback Roethlisberger Denies Sexual Assaulting Las

A 31-year-old woman from Nevada filed a civil lawsuit alleging the Super Bowl winning quarterback raped her.

New Military Drone Passes Vertical Takeoff Test

Aurora Flight Sciences' Excalibur drone rises straight up like a helicopter, but will then cruise at 460 mph to dispatch bad guys.

GOP Raises 'Red' FlagOn Health Care Cost

While Obama declares he won't sign health care reform that increases the deficit, a Republican analysis projects years of red ink

UK Church Unveils Liturgy for Families 'Living in Sin'

The Church of England unveils a two-in-one wedding and baptism liturgy today as it seeks to make peace with families “living in sin.”

U.S. Envoy: Pakistan's Swat Valley a Top Priority

President Obama's special envoy to Pakistan said Thursday that securing hard-fought gains in the Swat Valley and ensuring the safe return of refugees uprooted by the government's anti-Taliban campaign should be Islamabad's top priority.

Man Loses Tongue in Acid 'Honor Attack' by Woman's Family

A young Muslim woman has been warned by police that her life is in danger after a male friend lost his tongue in an alleged assault using acid in an apparent 'honor attack.'