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EU nations pledge $575 million for Haiti aid

BRUSSELS – European Union nations pledged over euro400 million ($575 million) Monday to help quake survivors and rebuilding efforts in Haiti after last week's massive earthquake.

J&J recalls more OTC products after unusual odor

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson's consumer division said on Friday it is recalling more than 500 lots of over-the-counter products including Tylenol, Motrin and Rolaids after reports of an unusual odor, e

Haiti in devastating conditions

Devastation in Haiti more than a day after a deadly earthquake toppled the capital and surrounding areas.

Biden meets on transparency, behind closed doors

Everybody should just relax and take it easy.

GOP: We'll take back the House

WASHINGTON - GOP leaders have privately settled on a strategy to win back the House by putting the vast majority of their money and energy into attacking Democrats — and turning this election into a national referen

Doomsday clock to be moved by world's top scientists tomorrow

The minute hand of the famous Doomsday Clock will be moved at 3pm tomorrow afternoon, for the first time in two years.

Lost Sleep Can't Be Made Up, Study Suggests

If you think staying in bed on the weekends will make up for a weeks' worth of sleep deprivation, think again.

New GOP star stirs up presidential buzz

With resurgent Republicans growing increasingly confident that President Barack Obama may yet be a political mortal in 2012, a new name is emerging as a potential presidential contender: South Dakota Sen.

Strong earthquake hits Haiti

HAITI — A strong earthquake hit the impoverished country of Haiti on Tuesday afternoon, where a hospital collapsed and people were screaming for help. Other buildings also were damaged.