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Obama calls for action in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN — A visibly angry Barack Obama threw down the gauntlet at China and other developing nations Friday, declaring that the time has come "not to talk but to act" on climate change.

Iranian forces take over Iraq oil well

NASIRIYAH, Iraq – Iranian forces took control of a southern Iraqi oil well on a disputed section of the border on Friday, US and Iraqi officials told AFP.

Cubs deal Bradley to M's for righty Silva

The Cubs on Friday traded outfielder Milton Bradley to the Mariners for right-handed pitcher Carlos Silva and cash.

Henry's death hits home for lifelong friend

Chris Henry's death leaves his high school QB wondering what might have been.

Beckham gets his shot at Man U

David Beckham and AC Milan face his old club, Manchester United, as the first knockout round of the Champions League draw is chosen.

Infamous Auschwitz sign stolen

OSWIECIM, Poland – The Nazis' infamous iron sign declaring "Arbeit Macht Frei" —German for "Work Sets You Free" — was stolen Friday from the entrance of the former Auschwitz death camp, Polish police said.

Happiest states in America, Texas in top half

UNDATED - Ever wondered if you'd be happier in sunny Florida or snow-covered Minnesota? New research on state-level happiness could answer that question.

Knight: Why is Calipari still coaching?

A legendary coach cited Kentucky's John Calipari as an example of college basketball's lack of integrity.