CDC Official Downplays H1N1 Vaccine Risks

A top U.S. health official says the risks from not getting the H1N1 vaccine are greater than any potential risks associated with the vaccine.

Did Weapons Fail U.S. Troops During Afghanistan Assault?

In the chaos of an early morning assault on a remote U.S. outpost in eastern Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Erich Phillips' M4 carbine quit firing as militant forces surrounded the base.

Pakistan Commando Raid Frees 42 Hostages Held by Militants

Pakistani commandos freed dozens of hostages held by militants at the army's own headquarters Sunday, ending a bloody, 22-hour drama that embarrassed the nation's military as it plans a new offensive against Al Qaeda and the Taliban.

NYC Terror Suspect's Friend: Muslims Are 'So, So Nervous'

A friend of accused New York City terror plot suspect Najibullah Zazi and others urged authorities Saturday to stop targeting the Muslim community in their probe of the alleged Al Qaeda-linked bomb plan.

Iran Sentences 3 to Death in Post-Election Unrest Trial

Three defendants in Iran's mass trial of opposition figures accused of fueling the country's postelection unrest have been sentenced to death, an Iranian news agency reported.

Dramatic Video Shows Tsunami Hitting FBI Office

The dramatic video released Friday was taken on the morning of Sept. 29 from a stationary security camera at the FBI office in Pago Pago

Militants Hold Hostages After Storming Pakistan Army HQ

Heavily armed militants were holding up to 15 soldiers hostage inside Pakistan's army headquarters after they stormed the complex in an assault on the heart of the nuclear-armed country's most powerful institution.

Scientists: HIV Study Results May Have Been a Fluke

Researchers from the U.S. Army and Thailand announced last month they had found the first vaccine that provided some protection against HIV. But a second analysis of the study suggests the results may have been a fluke, according to scientists.

U.N. Plane Crashes in Haiti Killing All 11 on Board

The United Nations says a U.N. plane crashed into a mountain in Haiti killing all 11 people on board.