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Roadblocks for Health Deal

Problems in Congress threaten to overshadow White House event designed to boost health care overhaul

Taliban Leader Wounded in Swat Valley Airstrike

The Taliban leader of the Swat Valley area, Maulana Fazullah, is critically injured from an air strike, a Pakistani military official confirmed to FOX News.

Good News: Traffic Congestion Down Across U.S.

Drivers are spending less time stuck in rush-hour traffic for a second straight year, the first-ever two-year decline in congestion as high gas prices and the economic downturn force many Americans to change how they commute.

Google Takes Aim at Microsoft, Introduces OS

Google Inc. is working on a new operating system for inexpensive computers in a daring attempt to wrest away Microsoft Corp.'s long-running control over people's computing experience.

'Innocent' Detainees Might Not Go Free

Obama administration says it could imprison non-U.S. citizens at Gitmo indefinitely even if they've been acquitted

China President Hu Leaves G8 Early Amid Rioting

China's president cut short a G8 summit trip to hurry home Wednesday after ethnic tensions soared in Xinjiang territory, with sobbing Muslim women scuffling with riot police and Chinese men with steel pipes and meat cleavers rampaging through the str

Federal Web Sites Knocked Out by Cyber Attack

A widespread and unusually resilient computer attack that began July 4 knocked out the Web sites of several government agencies, including some that are responsible for fighting cyber crime, The Associated Press has learned.