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Immigration from Mexico at Lowest in Decade

Apparently deterred by rising unemployment in the United States, the number of Mexican immigrants who crossed the border dropped sharply in the past year to the lowest level in a decade, even while undocumented workers already here are opting to stay

Woman Found Dead at McDonald's Food Processing Plant

A 40-year-old woman has been found dead in a machine at a Southern California food processing plant that is a major supplier for McDonald's restaurants.

$245B for Docs — or Deficit?

The billions House Dems want to give to doctors to help ensure support for health care overhaul may break Obama's promise of deficit-neutral bill | VIDEO

Air Force: NASA's New Rocket Unsafe for Astronauts

NASA's next-generation Ares I manned-mission rocket may be a death trap, at least for the first minute after liftoff, an Air Force study concludes.

3 Accused of Letting Rats Chew Toes Off Ohio Infant

Three people have been accused of letting rats bite a 6-week-old girl and chew off her toes at their cluttered Ohio mobile home.

Longest Solar Eclipse Shrouds Asia in Darkness

The longest solar eclipse of the 21st century pitched a swath of Asia from India to China into near darkness Wednesday as millions gathered to watch the phenomenon.

Spear Wound Shows Human Killed Neanderthal

Newly analyzed remains suggest that a modern human killed a Neanderthal man in what is now Iraq between 50,000 and 75,000 years ago.

Regulatory Czar Confirmation on Hold

GOP senator halts hearing over concerns nominee will push a radical animal rights agenda, restrict hunting

Ex-UFC Fighter: My 'Death' Greatly Exaggerated

Kimo Leopoldo said Tuesday he didn't know where the rumor of his death started