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Final Arguments Due in Trial of Burma's Suu Kyi

The trial of Burma's jailed pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi resumed Friday with her lawyers set to present a final argument in their efforts to save the Nobel laureate from a possible five-year prison term.

$5B for Schools, With a Catch

Obama offers stimulus cash to states and schools, many in desperate need — if they embrace academic change

Cops Angry After Obama Slams Arrest of Black Scholar

Many police officers across the country have a message for President Barack Obama: Get all the facts before criticizing one of our own.

Witnesses Report Helicopter Crashing Into Power Lines

Four people killed when their helicopter crashed on a Maryland highway were returning from an event where they had given helicopter rides to raise money for troubled youth.

Swine Flu 'Patient Zero' Found in Mexico

The world's first known swine flu victim was a six-month-old baby girl in northern Mexico who had no known contact with pig farms, the head of a laboratory studying the virus said on Thursday.

Records: American Trained With Al Qaeda in Pakistan

Bryant Neal Vinas took courses in plastic explosives and bomb theory, according to a statement he gave to investigators as part of a terrorism case in Belgium

Video Shows Calif. Man Saving Girl from Burning SUV

The CHP says the driver of the SUV shouted that her granddaughter was still inside, and McDonald went in to pull the girl out.

No 'Victory' in Afghanistan?

Securing Afghanistan near top of Obama's foreign policy agenda, but he says 'victory' isn't necessarily U.S. goal

You'll Keep Your Coverage, Unless...

Obama says those happy with their health plan won't have to change, but employers could decide otherwise