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Biden an 'Asset' After Russia Remark?

White House defends VP after he says Russia would cooperate with U.S. because it's in state of sharp decline

Dems Use New NumbersTo Refute GOP Health Claims

Speaker says health care reform bill 'on schedule' for 'whenever,' as House Dems refute GOP claims that public plan will drive private insurers out of business

N.C. Dad, 6 Others Charged With Plotting 'Violent Jihad'

A North Carolina father, his two sons and four others have been charged with conspiring to support terrorism by training and traveling overseas to participate in 'violent jihad.'

Jackson's Doctor Gave Drug Linked to His Death

Michael Jackson's personal doctor administered a powerful anesthetic to help him sleep, and authorities believe the drug killed the pop singer, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Monday.

Conservative Kiosk Owner Hopes for a New Lease at N.C. Mall

A man who sells conservative merchandise at a kiosk in a North Carolina mall says he hopes he'll be able to keep pushing "Impeach Obama" bumper stickers after his lease expires on Friday.

Who Profits from UN Aid to North Korea?

Questions have been raised over the exorbitant cost the United Nations' is spending on shipping to bring aid into North Korea.

Pakistan: New Nuclear Arms Race Possible With Launching of I

Pakistan warned Monday of a new nuclear arms race after India launched its first homegrown nuclear submarine, joining only five other countries that have developed such vessels.

Michael Vick Reinstated by the NFL

Michael Vick has been conditionally reinstated by the NFL.

Crunch Time for the Dems

House Democrats enter critical negotiating session as party leaders try to prevent internal tensions from indefinitely delaying action on heath care overhaul

Feared Hackers Call Off Attack on AT&T

A rare moment of civility broke out on the Internet Monday, as the troublemaking geeks of called off a planned attack on telecommunications giant AT&T.