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Dire Warning in H1N1 Fight

Health and human services secretary warns that school closings won't stop spread of H1N1 | VIDEO | COVERAGE

It Worked vs. It Went Too Far

CIA interrogation probe reignites national security debate on the effectiveness of the agency's tactics | VIDEO

Columbine-Style Attack by Armed Calif. Teen Thwarted

A teen armed with a sword and chainsaw who had several pipe bombs strapped to his body was arrested Monday after two explosions rocked San Mateo’s Hillsdale High School, KTVU reported.

$9T in the Hole (give or take a few trillion)

White House projects 10-year cumulative budget deficit at more than $9 trillion, but Congressional Budget Office pegs it at $7 trillion — either way, it's big | VIDEO

S. Korea Launches Its First Rocket, Satellite Fails

South Korea's first rocket blasted off into space Tuesday following an aborted attempt last week and just months after its rival North Korea drew international ire for its own launch.

Walmart Near Civil War Battlefield Wins OK

Officials in central Virginia approved a Walmart Supercenter early Tuesday near one of the nation's most important Civil War battlefields, a proposal that had stirred opposition by preservationists and hundreds of historians.

Full Immunity to H1N1 Virus Won't Happen Until Thanksgiving

The first batch of H1N1 vaccine is on schedule to arrive in the U.S.

Oklahoma Pastor Found Dead Inside Her Church

Authorities have few leads in the killing of a pastor who was found inside her Pentecostal church in southwest Oklahoma.