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Fox News Communicates With Pirates Holding Brits Hostage

Fox News communicated via satellite phone with one of the pirates holding the British couple hostage on a cargo ship off the coast of Somalia on Thursday.

Police Probe Shot Fired at Home of CNN's Lou Dobbs

A gunshot was fired at the New Jersey home of CNN's Lou Dobbs after a series of threatening phone calls earlier this month, the host told listeners on his nationally-syndicated radio show.

Clinton in Testy Exchange With Students

In lively give-and-take with Pakistani students, secretary of state says inaction comparable to giving up to terrorists

Iran Gives IAEA 'Initial Response' on Nuke Proposal

The International Atomic Energy Agency said Thursday it has Iran's 'initial response' on a U.N.-drafted proposal to ship enriched uranium abroad.

FAA Slow to Alert Military of Wayward Plane

The Federal Aviation Administration violated its own rules by taking more than 40 minutes to alert the military after losing communication with a Northwest Airlines flight last week, according to officials.

Radical Islamic Group Leader Killed in FBI Raid

Federal authorities say a leader of what they describe as a nationwide radical fundamentalist Sunni Islam group has been fatally shot during an FBI raid in the Detroit area.

Family Gets Remains of Long-Missing WWII Airman

The remains of a World War II airman missing for 65 years after his bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean have arrived in Southern California.

Obama Signs Defense Bill With Hate Crime Measure

President signs $680B bill that includes controversial measure adding coverage of gays to hate crimes law

Police to Public: You May Know Killer of Girl in Landfill

Police in Florida urged the public Wednesday to be suspicious of changes in behavior and appearance among the people they know — because one of them could be 7-year-old Somer Thompson's killer.