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Italian Scientists Reproduces Shroud of Turin

Feat may prove that the linen burial cloth is a medieval fake

U.S. Soldier, Clean Water Activist Killed in Afghanistan

Capt. Benjamin Sklaver, 32, of Hamden, Conn., died Friday in southeastern Afghanistan when his unit was ambushed by a homicide bomber, cutting short his dream of providing clean water to 250,000 needy people within 10 years.

Report: Arab States in Secret Talks to Drop Dollar

The world's oil producers, as well as China, Japan and France, are in secret talks to end the use of the U.S. dollar to buy and sell crude oil, a British newspaper reported on Tuesday, sending the American currency lower in overseas trading.

Letterman Apologizes to Wife on 'Late Show'

Days after admitting to having sexual affairs with his female staffers, David Letterman apologized to his wife during a taping of his late-night show Monday, according to a report from RadarOnline.com

New iPhone Applications Helps Catch Sex Offenders

You've heard the phrase, "There's an app for that." But did you know, there's a new iPhone application to track down sex offenders in real time? One tap on the screen leads you to every registered sex offender within miles of where you are, go

White House: AfghanPullout 'Not an Option'

Obama not contemplating leaving eroding war in Afghanistan — just two days after eight GIs and two Afghan soldiers were killed during a firefight there

FTC to Regulate Blogging

The Federal Trade Commission will require writers on the Web to disclose payments