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Biden: Russia Will Bend

Vice president says Russia's 'withering' economy could force it to open up on issues including nuke reduction

Girl Shunned by Family After Rape Sparks Outcry

Lured by promises of chewing gum then allegedly raped in a shed by four boys barely older than her, an 8-year-old Liberian girl is now in foster care and living with strangers after being shunned by her family.

Bush Weighed Sending Troops Into NY

Reported proposal to send forces on anti-terror mission in U.S. would've been unprecedented use of military power

Police Arrest Man in Fatal Seattle Stabbing

A 23-year-old man was arrested Friday in a brutal attack that killed one woman and injured another as they slept in their home.

Are Jailed U.S. Reporters at N. Korean 'Death Camps'?

The whereabouts of two American journalists sentenced to 12 years of hard labor in North Korea's Stalinist gulag remain unclear, though it appears the two women are not among the estimated 200,000 political prisoners held in the country's six labor c

Contractor Seeks 'Cyber Warriors' to Help Defend U.S.

Leading defense contractor Raytheon is looking for a few good men and women — a couple of hundred of them, in fact — to patrol the front lines of America's cybersecurity.

Invention Lets Pregnant Women 'Hold' Unborn Baby

Pregnant women are being given the chance to hold life-sized models of their unborn babies, thanks to an invention that converts data from ultrasound and MRI scans.

Ancient Roman Shipwrecks Found in Mediterranean

The ships, which date from between the 1st century B.C. and the 4th century, carried vases, kitchen tools and metal and glass objects

Octomom Pens Deal for Kids to Star in Reality TV Show

The show is slated to begin filming Sept. 1, according to the documents.

A Tale of Two Obamas

Obama avoided race-based controversies during his candidacy, but as president, he's stumbling with quip against cop who arrested black scholar