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Iranians Arrest American Tourists in Iraq on Border

Two Kurdish officials say the three Americans apparently were arrested after entering Iranian territory without permission

Police Arrest 4 Men in California Gun Ring Bust

Four people were arrested and charged Friday for their roles in a suspected gun ring that sold assault rifles and other high-powered weapons, with one man claiming he is a member of a notorious Mexican drug cartel, authorities said.

Dodd Confident He'll Beat Cancer

Connecticut senator will have surgery during August recess, will still seek a sixth term next year | VIDEO

Art or Just Offensive?

Shocking exhibits have sparked controversy, culture clash and the question: Is this art?

Police: Missing Idaho Boy's Disappearance 'Suspicious'

Police investigating the disappearance of an Idaho boy missing for a week said Friday they are afraid the child may have been the victim of a tragedy.

Report: Dodd Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

The Connecticut Democrats is scheduled to have surgery during the Senate's August recess, the Hartford Courant reported Friday.

Will Senate Save 'Clunkers'?

Senate expected to vote next week after House approves $2B boost for 'cash for clunkers' program | VIDEO

Last-Minute Health Care Hurdle Cleared

Democratic leaders say they've worked out dispute, clearing way for sweeping bill to move ahead in House

Cold Feet? Calif. Newlywed, 81, Mysteriously Vanishes

An 81-year-old California newlywed mysteriously vanished after marrying his childhood sweetheart 59 years after he proposed — and investigators are wondering whether they have a case of cold feet on their hands.

'Cash for Clunkers' Under Review

Future of successful program is up in the air amid concern it could quickly use up $1B in rebates for new car purchases