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Men Told Have Sex Daily to Boost Sperm Quality, Fertility

Daily sex can improve the genetic quality of a man’s sperm and could enhance his chances of fathering a child, new research has suggested.

Oregon Man's Wallet Found After 63 Years

The leather stayed smooth and the zipper moved as easily as it did in 1946, when he apparently dropped the wallet behind the balcony bleachers in the Baker Middle School gym while cheering for the Baker High basketball team.

FDA Panel Weighs Pulling Combo Cold Meds Off Market

Government experts are scheduled to vote on whether Nyquil and other combination cold medications should be pulled from the market to help curb deadly overdoses.

Woman's 'Miracle' Cancer Cure Tied to Maryland Priest

The Archdiocese of Baltimore plans to investigate whether an Annapolis woman's cure from cancer was a miracle, a possible step toward sainthood for a 19th-century priest.

U.S. Completes Pullout of Troops From Iraq Cities

Iraq officially took control of its fate Tuesday as the U.S. pulled its combat troops out of Baghdad and other cities and towns, handing over security responsibilities to Iraqi forces.

Taliban Scrap Peace Deal in Pakistan Tribal Area

Taliban militants in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan say they have pulled out of a peace deal with the government, raising the prospect of wider unrest as the Pakistani army extends its efforts to eliminate insurgents.

Ousted Honduras Leader Vows Return to Power

Honduras' ousted president said he will return to his country in two days and reclaim control from coup leaders, urging soldiers to go back to their baracks and stop cracking down on thousands of his supporters who have protested his overthrow.