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Study: Generation Gap in U.S. Biggest Since 1960s

American adults from young to old disagree increasingly today on social values ranging from religion to relationships, creating the largest generation gap since divisions 40 years ago over Vietnam, civil rights and women's liberation.

Britain Opening First Atheist Summer Camp for Children

While their friends jet off to Spain or the Greek islands, the children at this camp will be hunting for imaginary unicorns in Somerset, southwestern England, while learning about moral philosophy.

Cops: Virginia Father Lured Son Home, Then Shot Him

A college student wounded in a shooting that killed his mother and brother told police his father lured him to the family's house in southwest Virginia.

20 Die As Violence Escalates in Northwest Pakistan

Pakistani fighter jets bombed suspected Taliban hideouts on Monday and a stray mortar crashed into a mosque during prayers as violence in the volatile northwest claimed more than 20 lives.

Lynndie England Still Haunted by Abu Ghraib Scandal

More than two years since leaving her prison cell, the woman who became the grinning face of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal says she's tried to find a job, but no one will hire her.

Honduras Torn After President Ousted by Military

Honduras is now torn between two presidents: one legally recognized by world bodies after he was deposed and forced from the country by his own soldiers, and another supported by the Central American nation's congress, courts and military.

Va. Man Kills Wife, Son Before Turning Gun on Self

A Virginia man fatally shot his wife and adult son and wounded another son before killing himself, authorities said Sunday.