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2nd Gitmo Detainee May Face U.S. Trial

Obama signals he intends to try inmate in U.S. criminal court for allegedly throwing grenade at American troops

Christian Drifter Linked to Beach Killings of 2 Couples

Two couples fatally shot more than 30 years apart while camping in different countries may have been victims of the same man: a drifter who authorities say was part of a Christian commune and disapproved of relationships between unmarried couples.

Ousted Honduran Leader Arrives at Border, Steps Over

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya arrived at the land border of Nicaragua and Honduras Friday in an attempt to retake power after he was overthrown in a military coup.

Palin Investigator Tied to Dems

Investigator in Palin ethics probe has contributed $3,500 in recent years to Democratic causes

Manhunt Under Way for Suspects in Border Agent Killing

Federal investigators are combing hospitals along the U.S.-Mexico border for at least two suspects who may have been injured in gunfire that killed a Border Patrol agent in Southern California.

'Gunman' at University of South Florida Never Found

A man who called University of South Florida police and said he had a gun never was found after a broad sweep of the campus, which was placed on lockdown during the scare.

Astronauts Install Fresh Batteries in Long Spacewalk

Two astronauts made an extra-long spacewalk Friday to make up for lost time after a spacesuit glitch waylaid efforts to replace old space station batteries earlier this week.

Baseball-Playing Robots Pitch, Hit Nearly Perfectly

Japanese robots do very well handling baseballs — too bad they can't run or catch.

Reform Talks Have Dems on Edge

Negotiations between party leaders, Blue Dogs 'fell apart' in latest showdown on health care reform | VIDEO

Plane Skids Off Runway in Iran Upon Landing, Killing 17

An Iranian passenger plane skidded off the runway during landing in northeast Iran and crashed, leaving its front a tangled mass of wreckage and killing 17 people, the state news agency said.